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Books you need to pass the MFDS part 1 exam

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Master Dentistry: Volume 1: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Radiology, Pathology and Oral Medicine, 2e: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Radiology, Pathology and Oral Medicine v. 1
Master Dentistry: Volume 1: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Radiology, Pathology and Oral Medicine, 2e: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Radiology, Pathology and Oral Medicine v. 1
"Very useful book that helps you focus on what's important.Use in conjunction with  the other textbooks in the list."
Master Dentistry: Volume 2: Restorative Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, 2e: Restorative Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics v. 2
Master Dentistry: Volume 2: Restorative Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, 2e: Restorative Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics v. 2
"As useful as the above even though I wouldn't limit my study to those two books as you will see below."
An Introduction to Orthodontics
An Introduction to Orthodontics
"The best book for orthodontics. It helps to have a good grasp of orthodontics as this is a favourite topic of the examiners."
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry (Oxford Handbooks Series)
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry (Oxford Handbooks Series)
"Another excellent book for revision. If you had time to study 1 book this would be it.  Great sections on ortho and paediatric dentistry."
Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine: The Basis of Diagnosis and Treatment
Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine: The Basis of Diagnosis and Treatment
"This is a fantastic book you need to have. It goes into a lot of detail which is sometimes unecessary for the purpose of this exam but it does focus on the important issues."
Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry, 3e
Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry, 3e
"I used the previous edition of this book so I can only assume this is even better. Great book full of potential exam questions. Read from cover to cover."
Clinical Problem Solving in Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry
Clinical Problem Solving in Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry
"Great for revision! Some of the orthodontics in here are beyond the scope of this exam; the mind maps at the end of the book are excellent."
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: An Objective-Based Textbook
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: An Objective-Based Textbook
"This is all you need for your oral and maxillofacial surgery revision. Very clear and helpful book."
SAQs for Dentistry
SAQs for Dentistry
"The SAQ section of the MFDS exam is extremely unpredictable. However, this gives you an idea of what to expect."
Essential Human Disease for Dentists
Essential Human Disease for Dentists
"You WILL get medical questions on the MFDS exam(not as much as with the old exam though) and this little book is more than enough to prepare you for them"
Successful Periodontal Therapy: A Non-Surgical Approach: 3 (Quintessentials of dental practice series)
Successful Periodontal Therapy: A Non-Surgical Approach: 3 (Quintessentials of dental practice series)
"A good concise little book on periodontics. Not essential as the periodontology section in the MasterDentistry book is adequate."
Planning and Making Crowns and Bridges
Planning and Making Crowns and Bridges
"Probably the only book you need on crown and bridge. Check out the next one, too."
Missing Teeth: A Guide to Treatment Options
Missing Teeth: A Guide to Treatment Options
"Not essential: have a look if you have time."
Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology, 4e
Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology, 4e
"A classic textbook: the only one you will need for this exam. X-ray errors,  occlusal rads,extraoral techniques and OPT are essential."
Introduction to Dental Materials, Third Edition
Introduction to Dental Materials, Third Edition
"Chapters on amalgam and composite are essential. Also check alloys and impression materials."
Evidence-Based Dentistry: An Introduction
Evidence-Based Dentistry: An Introduction
"There is almost invariably a SAQ which asks you to appraise a scientific  article. This is a great book but it is not written with the exam candidate in mind so be selective!"
Drug Prescribing in Dentistry: Dental Clinical Guidance
Drug Prescribing in Dentistry: Dental Clinical Guidance
"You need to get this and MEMORISE IT! There is ALWAYS a SAQ which asks you to write a prescription. Everything you can prescribe on the NHS is here plus a very useful section on Medical Emergencies."
Essentials of Dental Caries: The disease and its management
Essentials of Dental Caries: The disease and its management
"A very good overview of dental caries. You need to know this."