The Part-I examination is a written examination of 200 multiple choice questions.
The Part-II examination includes Case Discussions and Presentations of treated Patients in all aspects of Prosthodontics as described later.
The Candidate should be aware that the entire examination must be completed in 6 consecutive years from the date of eligibility.
English is the official language of the Indian Board of Prosthodontics.
Description Of Part-I
The Part-I examination is conducted by a sub-committee of the Board and is reviewed by the full Board. The candidates are expected to have a thorough knowledge in the following topics
- Removable Prosthodontics
- Fixed Partial Prosthodontics
- Implant Prosthodontics
- Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
Applied knowledge of the following allied subjects
- Craniofacial Physiology
- Dental Radiology
- Growth and Aging
- Head and Neck Anatomy Medical Emergencies
- Oral Pathology
- Pre-Prosthetic Surgery including Surgical Implantology Temporo-Mandibular Disorders and Facial Pain
- Practice Management
- Research Methodology
Description Of Part-II
Candidates are eligible to appear for Part-II only after passing the Part-I and completing 5 years Post MDS experience. The maximum duration between passing the Part-I and appearance for Part-II will be 7 years. Part-II examination shall be Case Presentation and an Oral Examination in length.
Presentation must be done of cases treated by the Candidate in all aspects of clinical Prosthodontics with a minimum 2 year follow up substantiating with periodic clinical pictures and radiograph. A minimum of one case must be presented in
Case 1:Treatment of an edentulous patient with conventional complete denture prostheses, with balanced occlusion.
Case 2:Treatment of a partially edentulous patient with cast clasp / attachment retained prostheses
Case 3:Tooth supported overdenture prostheses with or with out attachments.
Case 4:Management of a patient with loss of posterior support, with prosthesis in both jaws.
Case 1:Management of discolored teeth with ceramic laminate veneers/ direct build up
Case 2:Management of diseased / missing anterior tooth / teeth with metal free ceramic crowns / bridge.
Case 3:Management endodontically treated tooth / teeth crowns with metallic or non-metallic posts
Case 4:Rehabilitation of anterior teeth requiring multi disciplinary approach like endo,perio,ortho and pros. ( any 3 specialty)
Case 5:Management of worn dentition —resulting from dental malocclusion, localized severe wear, generalized severe wear . (Full mouth rehabilitation with Individual crowns / bridges)
IMPLANT SUPPORTED/ RETAINED PROSTHESIS (screw retained or cement retained ):
Case 1:Anterior teeth missing rehabilitated with individual crowns / bridges - implant supported prosthesis- maxilla.
Case 2:Posterior teeth missing rehabilitated with individual crowns / bridges - implant supported prosthesis- mandible.
Case 3:Fully edentulous —implant-retained removable prostheses in mandible /maxilla.
Case 4:Fully edentulous – Implant supported fixed prosthesis. ( in both or either jaws).
Case 5:One special case . (Soft tissue augmentation, deficient bone augmentation with block graft , Implant supported prosthesis with sinus grafting . ( direct or indirect ), Immediate placement,
Case 6:Delayed placement with immediate loading.
MAXILLOFACIAL PROSTHESIS AND APPLIANCES FOR TMJ DISORDERS:
Case 1:Full series of an obturator for one patient – surgical, to definitive.
Case 2:Guide flange prosthesis- immediate surgical.
Case 3:Implant supported rehabilitation of grafted mandible after hemi-mandibulectomy.
Case 4:Any one facial prosthesis.
Case 5:Full series of one case of TMJ dysfunction management