Award of the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery indicates that a candidate has enhanced his or her knowledge, understanding, experience and clinical competence well beyond primary qualification level to the standard required to proceed into specialist training. The diploma is managed by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The exam has two parts. Successful candidates will be eligible to apply for MFDS Part 2 upon clearing part I exam. We at Saveetha Dental College, had the privilege of being recognised as one of the centres to conduct the MFDS Part II exams.
Examiners included proficiency from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, headed by Prof.Dr. Andrew Edwards and his team and two staff from the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha Dental College Dr Abdul Wahab and Dr.Madulaxmi M.
The Examination was conducted on 21st & 22nd January, 2017 at Saveetha Dental College. 22 delegates, national and international, had enrolled for the examination. The delegates were divided into 3 batches and exam was conducted in 3 cycles successfully.
The examiners from Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow were immensely impressed with the prodigious organization and co-ordination orchestrated by the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha Dental College and are certain to have our institute as one of their permanent centres to conduct more such honourable examinations in future.