They also undergo basic training relating to organisation, administration and functioning,military law,documentation and military dentistry at OTS, AMC Centre and School and various Command Military Dental Centres to be ready to take on duties at any place in the country, in land, sea or air.
Course at Officers Training School, AMC Centre Lucknow to equip them to take on the challenges of administration, middle level management and planning for the services followed by Senior Dental Officer's Course at Dept of Dental Surgery, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune which is a professional refresher course and acquaints the officers in latest advances in the professional field.
Addl DGDS Maj Gen PN Nayar with Brig Javdeker and (Late) Col ND Moghe During Visit to Department ofDental Surgery, AFMC, Pune
After 02 years of service, desirous and eligible SSC officers undergo selection for Permanent Commission(PC) if they decide to take up Armed Forces as a career. PC Officers are eligible for post graduate training in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery, Prosthodontics, Periodontics and Orthodontics after putting in 04 years of regular service. They undergo Advance Specialist Training at one of the most prestigious institution in the country, Dept of Dental Surgery, Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune and Army Dental Centre (R&R).Provision to avail Study leave in selected subjects also exists for the PC officers to undergo PG studies in Civil Institutions.
High professional standards are maintained as a system of periodic evaluation is followed in the form of grading, classification, routine technical visits and inspections by advisors and review of annual specialist return. Each officer is evaluated by the Annual Confidential Reports which are closely maintained and documented by the senior leadership at the HQ.
Lt Gen R C Dhir PVSMon visit to 33 CDU