Introduction: Department of Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine & Radiology came into existence in the year 2000. Besides teaching, the Dept. is involved in diagnosis and treatment planning of oral disorders . The department is involved in teaching 2nd yr, 3rdyr and Final yr BDS students.Students are taught subjects of Oral Embryology, Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine, Oral Radiology and Forensic Odontology. They are also taught interpretation of microscopic slides, diagnosis and reporting of biopsies and cytology. Students are encouraged to present case reports and seminars on various topics in oral medicine and radiology.
OPD Details:The department deals with the diagnosis and medical management of oro-facial diseases and oral manifestations of systemic disorders. Around 100 to 160 patients report daily for treatment of oral disorders.
ORAL RADIOLOGY: The department has inflow of 110 to 180 patients/ day for Maxillofacial Radiology.The radiology unit is equipped with two panoramic machines , 02 intra oral radiography unit, one TFT radiograph viewer, a cabinet drier and dark room. Students are taught to take extraoral & intraoral radiographs and their interpretation.
CLINICAL TEACHING:Students are involved in Case history recording, General and local examination, Diagnosis, treatment planning and dental management of medically compromised patients.