Fellowship in General Dentistry

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Fellowship in General Dentistry is an exclusive Fellowship programme conducted at AIAD centres in India which enables a Dentist to begin their dental career with confidence & enriches the practicing dentist in their clinical skills.

Programme Highlights:

  • This Fellowship Program includes all the content of Fellowship in Clinical Endodontics, apart from the following added content .
  • It is the amalgamation of multi-department works to a single chair uni-dentist expertise.
  • Enables a Dentist to treat almost all aspects of Dentistry except Orthodontics, Implants, FMR & few major surgical procedures.
  • Gives an edge to a young dentist to begin their own dental practice
  • Alongwith dental treatment skills it gives an opportunity to the participant to build-up practice management skills as well which is generally neglected in our dental schools but it has been given much importance at AIAD centres as this particular aspect has a major role in achieving higher levels of practice

Programme content:

  • Initial 3-4 days of course contains lectures on basic & rotary endodontics alongwith Hands-on practice on extracted teeth
  • Once the participant is confidant to open access cavity preparations, patients are allotted (A minimum of 10 root canals on patients / participant provided)
  • Each participant will learn crown preparations on extracted teeth first & then allowed to do the same on patients
  • Use Elastomeric impression material in cases where you need to record finer details
  • Learn atraumatic extractions on patients
  • All participants of this programme are free to do the composite fillings or any other fillings in the daily O.P. of our attached charity hospital
  • Manage prosthetic replacement for difficult crowns by learning post & core build-up in patients
Apart from above procedures the participants depending upon their confidence & enthusiasm can convince patients & perform following advanced treatments:
  • Learn & do the retraction of gingiva by using retraction gel & gingival retraction cord in anterior cases
  • Use Elastomeric impression material in cases where you need to record finer details
  • Shall have the opportunity to learn placing tooth Jewels
  • Participants can watch the live procedures of implants & lasers being done at the centre regularly by either the faculty or other implant fellows.
    Every participant should complete following Fellowship requirements:
  • Present a Seminar at the end of the programme
  • Clear the final assessment by external & internal evaluators
    Fellowship certificate is awarded in the convocation or can be collected from centre after convocation only. Fellowship in Accredited by International Open Medvarsity, HongKong.


IOM HongKong or its affiliated Institute AIAD does not conduct a course of study or training which would enable a student of such course or training to qualify himselffor the grant of recognized dental qualification in India under Section 10A of the Dentists (Amendment) Act, 1993.