Fixed Partial Denture is a part of Prosthodontics which is considered to be an important and extensive subject in NEET MDS. At least 2-5 questions from Fixed Partial Denture can be expected in the NEET PG Exam. This subject requires a thorough study of exam pattern and the ability to recognize the important topics.
We have compiled a list of Questions in this article, which MERITERS experts will answer and are very essential for an effective and efficient preparation:
- What is the subject wise Weightage?
- Which Books to refer?
- How much Time should be allocated to the subject?
- How much Time should be allocated to each Topic?
- How many times should the subject be Revised?
- What is the Ideal time to Start the subject?
- What are the Important Topics for NEET MDS?
- Types of Questions asked?
What is the subject wise Weightage?
Standard books to Refer?
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How much Time should be allocated for the Subject?
- Theory reading – 1-2 Days
- MCQ Practice- 1 week
How much Time should be allocated to each Topic?
- Theory reading – 2-3 Hours
- MCQ Practice- 6-8 Hours
How many Times should the subject be Revised?
- 4-6 times revision is required
What is the Ideal time to Start the subject?
- 4th quarter of the preparation
- After completing 17-19 subjects
Fixed Partial Denture – Important Topics
|UNIT NAME||MOST IMPORTANT TOPICS|
|Diagnosis and treatment planning||Diagnostic Casts|
|Indications, Contra Indications|
|Pontic Designs, Trauma from Occlusion|
|Retainers and connectors||Components of FPD|
|Indications for Non-Rigid FPD|
|Partial Veneer Crowns Indications and Contra Indications Porcelain Jacket Crown|
|Optimum Crown-Root Ratio|
|Root Surface Area of Each Tooth|
|Pontics||Types of Pontics and their Important Features|
|Gingival End of Pontic|
|Pontics Suitable for Anterior Region|
|Pontics Suitable for Posterior Region|
|Technical considerations||Forces acting on Abutment Tooth|
|Freedom of Displacement|
|Reduction, Types of Crowns|
|Porcelain Jacket Crown|
|Indications of Laminates|
|Metal Ceramic Restorations|
|Types of Finish Lines and their Indications|
|Lost Salt Technique|
|Failure of Abutment|
|Cementation and post- cementation problems||Thickness of Luting Cement|
|Occlusal considerations||Variation between Centric Relation and Maximum Intercuspation|
|Canine Protected Occlusion|
|Types of Bone Quality|
What Type of Questions were asked in NEET?
1. Single best answer
- Case Based
- Fact Based (Memory)
- Concept based
- Numerical/Value Based
2. Image based questions
3. True or false type questions
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We hope this blog will assist you in preparing this subject meticulously for MDS entrance exams.