Preparing for the post graduation entrance exam for dental studies is no easy task. Thats why you should start preparing for the exams as early as possible. You should also make sure that you have all the important dental PG entrance books.
Given below is a comprehensive list of books that you will definitely need when you are preparing for your dental PG entrance exam.
Students Guide for Dental PG Entrance Examination by Amarjeet Gambhir
Published by Jaypee in the year 2009, this book is a must-read for PG dental aspirants. The book is broadly classified into two parts. The first part Basic Sciences deals with the basic medical concepts such as anatomy, biochemistry, pharmacology, microbiology, dental materials and more. The second part of the book, titled Clinical Sciences covers various topics such as oral radiology, Prosthodontics, operative dentistry, surgery, Periodontics, Orthodontics and more. Plus, this book also has 2003 to 2008 model question papers from top schools of medicine and dentistry.
Dental Pulse by Dr. Satheesh
One of the important dental PG entrance books is Dental Pulse published by Swapna Medical Publishers. Most PG dental aspirants prefer to study this book as it covers almost all the topics required for the entrance examination. This book is not only useful for preparing for entrance exams in India, but also for abroad. The various concepts covered in this book include physical properties of dental materials, general microbiology, pathology, oral histology, oral and maxillofacial surgery as well as biochemistry. When you are revising for your exam, the synopsis section will prove to be very useful.
Dentest by Dr.Gauri Shankar
First published in 2007, perhaps one of the oldest books for the dental PG entrance exam preperation is Dentest. It is a very useful entrance exam guide written by Dr. Gauri Shankar. Though this book may not have details regarding the latest developments in the field of dentistry, it will give you an in-depth knowledge about the concepts of the subject. It has a number of multiple choice questions, which will help you self test your preparation levels. Moreover, all the concepts and topics are organized in a logical and systematic manner to help the learner easily grasp and understand all the details.
Apart for the 3 books mentioned above, you should also have the previous years solved question papers. You can go for the Dental Matrix solved question papers and Neeraj Wadhwans AIPG 10 years solved papers. There are numerous online stores where you can buy books for your dental PG entrance exam.