The Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology is concerned with the diagnosis and optimum oral health care of patients along with nonsurgical management of medically related disorders affecting the oral and maxillofacial region.
The Department recognizes the interaction of oral and systematic health, investigation of the etiology and treatment of oral diseases through basic science and clinical research, research, teaching and patient care, provision of care for medically complex patients and for those undergoing cancer therapy, prevention and management of salivary gland diseases, Orofacial pain and other neurosensory disorders and disorders of the oral mucosa membrane.
The Department deals with Spreading awareness and motivation, Early disease detection, Personalized patient care And Holistic treatment approach.
Under graduate section has twelve electronic dental chairs. Third year and final year clinical training programme is carried out in the UG clinic along with theoretical teaching of the subject. Students are trained in professional case history recording, formulation of prompt diagnosis and planning management of dental and oral diseases. Hands on experience in pulp vitality testing, chairside investigations like aspiration, making histological smears for the diagnosis, making and interpretation of radiographs is imparted. A special training in recognizing and diagnosing cases of potentially malignancy, TM disorders and facial pain, salivary gland diseases and dental anomalies is undertaken. More...
Post graduate section has twenty electronic fully equipped dental chairs. Post graduate students are trained in various specialized diagnostic procedures like cancer screening, orofacial pain management, tobacco cessation and biopsies. They are also trained in diagnosing and treating various orofacial pathologies, oral manifestations in systemic diseases and medically compromised patients. The post graduates are trained in radiographing and interpreting various maxillofacial lesions and salivary gland imaging. Post graduates are exposed to an integrated learning by active participation in peripheral postings like radiodiagnosis, oncology, dermatology and general medicine. PGs are also trained in researching, pedagogy and scientific paper presentations and publications at national and international level.
The seminar room is equipped with all the modern equipments like projector, screen, digital scanner and printer. Regular brainstorming sessions with topics ranging from basic to clinical are held between the faculty and postgraduate students in the seminar room. The seminar room has facilities of internet browsing to aid in evidence based learning. More...