Oral Medicine is that branch of dentistry which deals with the study of oral and maxillofacial diseases, oral manifestation of systemic diseases, oral diseases causing systemic diseases, their diagnosis by modern scientific method and their medical management. It is a branch which is a bridge for medical science and dentistry.
Oral and maxillofacial radiology is that branch of dentistry which deals with the study of radiation including x rays as applicable to oral diseases, radiographic techniques to take radiographs of oral and maxillofacial regions, radiographic interpretation to diagnose various diseases and finally radiotherapy for oral lesion particularly for oral cancer.
It was recognized as a speciality by DCI in 1968 (O.M.) and 1971(O.R.) and then has made tremendous in the field of dentistry.Oral medicine is that area of special competence concerned with health of and with disease involving oral and para oral structures.It includes those principles of medicine that relate to the mouth, as well as research in biology, pathology and clinical spheres.It includes the diagnosis and medical management of diseases, specific of orofacial tissues and of oral manifestation of systemic diseases.It further includes the management of behavioural disorders and the oral and dental treatment of medically compromised patients.
Well-equipped radiology section
Dental chairs, one intra oral camera, three pulp tester, six punch biopsy tools, two autoclaves,
two intra oral dental x-ray units, one digital compatible OPG machine (PLENMECA), one digital
OPG machine with printer (KODAK), three automatic film processor, RVG (KODAK), Darkroom
with safelight, radiographic film storage lead container and computer.
Diagnosis and treatment of Oral and Maxillofacial diseases, Oral manifestation of systemic disease and Oral diseases causing Systemic diseases
Radiographic interpretation of oral and maxillofacial disease using newer and advance maxillofacial imaging and radiographic techniques
Imparting the modern scientific methods to diagnose oral and maxillofacial diseases
Record all kinds of oral and maxillofacial lesions are recorded with detailed history and clinical photographs before investigation (intraoral and extraoral x-rays, OPG, cytosmear, biopsy)
Manage medically compromised patients doing the necessary procedure for to the same in collaboration with newly opened medical OPD
Treating various oral and maxillofacial diseases using the drugs and various other therapeutic modalities with regular follow-up of the patients
Educate the patients regarding the role of oral cavity in systemic diseases and prevention of these diseases, particularly oral foci of infection
Update the scientific knowledge of students through journals and books
Conduct research and impart knowledge in the field of forensic odontology and law
Fully equipped oral cancer detection centre is working for the awareness and prevention of oral cancer and Latest diagnostic techniques are used for accurate detection and treatment plan
Latest diagnostic equipment
Patient motivation & education centre with audio-visuals, posters & model display
Cytosmear and Biopsies of all suspected cancerous and pre-cancerous lesions
Medical treatment for precancerous lesions and conditions like oral submucos fibrosis, leukoplakia, tobacco quid lesions etc