Oral Medicine deals with:
- Diagnosis and management of diseases of oral mucosa.
- Medical management of oral manifestations of systemic diseases.
- Management of behavioral disorders â€¢Oral and dental treatment of medically compromised patients.
fundamental responsibilities in mind, our Department fosters the
development of dental graduates and postgraduates with adequate
knowledge, necessary skills & reasonable attitude which are required
for carrying out all activities appropriate to general dental practice
involving prevention, diagnosis & treatment of all dental &
maxillofacial pathologies. In oral and dentomaxillofacial radiology,
training in detail about the techniques and interpretation of intraoral
and extraoral radiographs and radiographic diagnosis of the
dentomaxillofacial pathoses is provided.
The Department has adequate space for oral diagnosis and
radiology and functions in two sections:- In the ORAL MEDICINE clinic,
all the patients who come to the dental college and hospital are
examined. Diagnosis of diseases with scientific methods and laboratory
investigations is done. All cases with oromucosal lesions are treated
with various medical therapeutics. They are sent for comprehensive
treatment in various specialties. Sections for Undergraduates and
Postgraduates are available separately with 10 and 14 specially equipped
dental chairs respectively.
ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY
department is equipped with 3 dental chairs, 2 intraoral x-ray units, 1
mobile x-ray unit, 2 OPG machines and 2 daylight processing equipments.
It is also equipped for the advanced imaging techniques encompassing a
Gendex digital radiographic machine and Planmeca proline digital OPG
machine. The radiology department is attached with a dark room with all
provisions for processing of radiographic films.
Seminar hall is equipped with a projector
where students are encouraged to present case reports and seminars on
various topics in oral medicine and radiology.
Mission: The goal is to provide a basic and advanced
education in Oral Medicine and Dentomaxillofacial Radiology for an
improved understanding of all dental and maxillofacial diseases for
appropriate diagnosis, investigation and management of oromucosal
lesions, chronic orofacial pain states, temporomandibular disorders,
dentomaxillofacial pathologies, and oral manifestations of systemic
The department is run by dedicated and astute clinicians who
are well informed and highly educated to train the students.