The Indian Dental Association (IDA) conducts Fellowship programmes for dental interns, post-graduates and dental clinicians to pursue parallel careers in the upcoming fields of Clinical Research, Forensic Odontology, Dental Public Health and Dental Genetics. With over 100 participants currently and growing every day, we are confident of becoming the dentist’s choice for higher education. Our programmes provide a platform for our participants to network with experts and peers with similar professional interests. The opportunity for learning through IDA’s Fellowship Programmes is for the eager and ambitious ,for those who believe in thinking out of the box and break boundaries, for those who appreciate and recognize excellence, within and for themselves. IDA’s Fellowship programmes are for you.
Our mission is to offer education on a range of topics globally in demand through specially designed syllabus incorporating practical experience and thus create growth opportunities for our participants.
To motivate and inspire a love of learning through innovative, educational experiences for all IDA members of every age group.
Clinical Research ensures that tomorrow we have better drugs, materials and techniques than what we have today. It opens up a new vista of opportunity, and career for dental specialists in the world of research. All over the world research is flourishing and expanding the boundaries of knowledge. Through the course in we equip the dental professionals with the power to expand their boundaries.
The first Fellowship course started by IDA meant to cultivate and encourage young professionals to develop, search, and record their path breaking innovations, a chance for experienced professionals to contribute to the sea of dental literature, and an alternate career for those who visualize themselves in a multinational setup held at our state of the art educational centre.View Detail
Forensic Odontology has become an integral part of forensic medicine and plays an important role in criminal, monetary, marital and social disputes, and the identification of missing individuals. Dental professionals have a lot to contribute to this stream. This programme is an attempt to open up an exciting role for dentists to play in legal matters. A complete know-how on every aspect of the profession along with practical hands-on and real case solving experiences assures a leading edge over peers.
The need to train and identify forensic odontologists qualified to provide essential professional services for the judicial and executive branches of law has long been recognized. Fellowship in forensic Odontology classroom course is the response to this professional mandate, and a contribution to the advancement of the science, held at our state of the art educational centre.View Detail
Brought to your doorstep through Online Learning in the form of actual classroom videos and knowledge content, the programme is bound to leave you yearning to delve even deeper into the subject. Hands-on training to gain confidence with actual case solving makes you a thorough professional.View Detail
Fellowship in Dental Public Health deals with providing knowledge and skills in population-based dentistry, oral health surveillance, policy development, community-based disease prevention and health promotion, and the maintenance of the dental safety net. The purpose is to inform and educate the key players of the dental profession of their potential role in improving public oral health.
The course is meant to train and encourage those who visualize themselves in positions to be able to make a difference in the health sector. It is a comprehensive study in General and Dental Public Health and all its allied issues, along with Project Training, Field trips, Research and Publications held at our state of the art education centre.View Detail
The course is meant for professionals who wish to contribute to the arena of Dental Public Health, and an alternate career for those who visualize themselves in positions to be able to make a difference in the health sector. It is brought to your doorstep through actual classroom videos and knowledge content.View Detail
Education is about the future, not the past, and we are now entering the era in which genetics and genomics will play a vital role in both oral health research and dental practice. Fellowship in Dental Genetics intends to train dentists to identify many genetic conditions that can lead families to appropriate diagnoses and treatment. The incorporation of genetic concepts into practice is important for patients and the profession.
Dentists need to be prepared to discuss with their patients, the genetic factors and tests for susceptibility to common oral health concerns and the impact of genetic disorders on oral health care. A family dentist can offer effective preventive and treatment strategies for oral diseases through the study of human genetics and its applications taught in the course. The course is a perfect blend of latest theoretical knowledge and practical training held at our state of the art educational training centre.View Detail
Fellowship in Dental Genetics intends to train dentists to identify genetic conditions in their patients, and their effects on oral and general health. The online course is brought to the participants through actual classroom videos and knowledge content making learning a pleasurable experience.View Detail
Sports dentistry is one of the most recent and upcoming field in dentistry. It mainly includes the prevention and management of athletics-related orofacial injuries and associated oral diseases. The sports or team dentist assists athletes in the prevention, treatment, and diagnosis of oral injuries. As the fields of sports medicine and sports dentistry evolve, so too does the role and responsibilities of the Team Dentist. The clinician requires sport specific knowledge and special training in order to work to his or her capacity in amateur or professional sporting events.
Dentistry and particularly Sports Dentistry has been evolving, and we expect some very interesting developments in the near future. Sports Dentistry is an opportunity for community involvement and provides strong practice building opportunities and an exciting parallel profession for dentists .With the current interest in fitness and sports, an ever-increasing number of individuals are participating in a wide range of sporting activities which are considered as risks for dento- facial, head injuries,and temporomandibular joint injuries.The roles and responsibilities of a sports dentist are well defined and the participants are perfectly trained to play it to perfection.View Detail
The sports dentist assists athletes in the prevention, treatment, and diagnosis of oral injuries. Dental injuries are the most common type of orofacial injury sustained during participation in sports. The dentist can play an imperative role in informing athletes, coaches and patients about the importance of preventing orofacial injuries in sports. The Online Fellowship increases the professional awareness and interest for orientation toward sports dentistry along with professional training.View Detail
The Indian Dental Association (IDA) has always strived to update its members on the latest advances in dentistry through educational programmes. A need for extensive and in-depth knowledge and expertise in subjects so as to provide a larger professional scope for our members prompted us to launch our Fellowship courses. These would ensure not only an added prestige and honor but also newer avenues of income for dental professionals.