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    Regarding MDS admission
    -Himasree -Updated on May-25-20215 Answers

    Saipriyanka ragi, Student / Alumni

    Sir...can u give the information about MDS in Canada and UK

    Nidhi Bahl, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    Master in Dental Science for the USA can be done only if you have completed your Bachelors in Dental Science from a recognised college of India or any other country. Getting admission in the US universities for medical courses can be a big challenge due to the limited number of seats against the number of applications received. Selection of candidates solely depends on their previous academic records.

    Eligibility Criteria for MDS in the USA

    The eligibility criteria to pursue MDS in the USA  may change with respect to the dental school you plan to apply, but certain conditions remain the same all over the US. We have prepared a list of such conditions for you, have a look: 

    • TOEFL/IELTS or any other recognized English proficiency test is mandatory for all students planning to apply in a US university. Some Universities have set bars on the scores of the English test.
    • GRE is another Exam that is mandatory to pursue MDS form a US university. Required GRE score may vary from university to university. 
    • National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) is conducted by the US government for the licensure of dental practices. International students have to clear NBDE to continue studying advanced dentistry courses from the USA. 

    Scholarships for MDS in the USA

    Scholarships at US dental colleges vary from university to university. However, most of the grants given to Indian students are merit-based, thus, it is important to have an excellent academic record while applying to a US dental school. Some universities also consider GRE scores to give scholarships to study abroad students. 

    Top Colleges for MDS in the USA

    Here is the list of top US Dental colleges/universities, have a look:

    • The University of Michigan
    • The University of Washington
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
    • University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry
    • University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
    • Harvard School of Dental Medicine
    • New York University
    • University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • UCLA School of Dentistry

    These were some of the top universities of the USA for Dental Sciences. 

    Good Luck!


    Nidhi Bahl, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    With your MDS degree, you can find jobs in the following:

    • Dental Colleges and Research Institutes
    • Dental Research Labs
    • Private Hospitals
    • Dental Clinics
    • Military Services

    Read more about Career and Employment Prospects after Doing Master of Dental Surgery (MDS).

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