What is DDS and DMD in dentistry?

Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) and Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) are the two
groups given in dental degrees.
After completing dental school at an approved institution, graduates are given these
designations, which enable them to practice as general dentists.
But what separates DDS from DMD or vice-versa? Or do they have any differences at
The only distinction between the D.M.D. and D.D.S. programs is their names. Both a
D.M.D. and a D.D.S. degree testifies to a graduate’s capability to perform dentistry. Both
D.M.D. and D.D.S.-trained dental students who successfully finish their programs
receive the same educational and clinical preparation and are qualified to practice
One thing is certain: You need substantial training and education if you want to work as
a general dentist, regardless of the university or what it names its dentistry degree.
Having finished a four-year undergraduate medical degree is the first stage. Following
that, you will need to enroll in a recognized dental school for a second four-year cycle of
education, dental laboratory training, and clinical training.
They can both specialize in other are of dentistry as well as go beyond with more
Oral and maxillofacial surgery

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