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Departments - Oral Medicine and Radiology  

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology

Oral medicine is that area of special competence concerned with the health of the oral and para-oral structures. It deals with the principles of medicine that relate to mouth, as well as research in biological, pathological and clinical spheres. Oral Medicine includes the diagnosis and medical management of diseases specific to the oro-facial tissues and of oral manifestations of systemic diseases. It also includes the management of behavioural disorders and the oral and dental treatment of medically compromised patients. 

Vision
  • To foster the development of dental graduates with adequate knowledge, necessary skills & reasonable attitudes which are required for carrying out all activities appropriate to general dental practice involving the prevention, diagnosis & treatment of all Dental & Maxillofacial diseases.
  • To develop an aptitude for research and update the students with latest diagnostic approaches.
  • To encourage clinical application of evidence based therapeutic measures.

Teaching Programs

  • Undergraduate training for BDS degree
  • Post graduate training for MDS degree
  • Recognised centre for pursuing PhD under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

Academic highlights of the department

  1. The department is headed by Dr Asha R Iyengar who has more than 20 years of experience in the academic arena. Along with being a recognised PhD guide under the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, she is an examiner for both PG and UG from many years.
  2. The department is staffed with teaching faculty who have many international and national publications as well as the department actively participates in various international conferences by presenting posters and presentations.
  3. Teaching Faculty trained with nuances of advanced imaging at Showa University, Tokyo, Japan.
  4. Collaboration with various tertiary referral centres in Bangalore like HCG, NIMHANS, for gaining a first hand knowledge by the Post Graduate Students.
  5. The post graduate and under graduate students have been consistently bringing accolades for our department as well as the college by winning awards at various national conferences and international conferences.

Technical highlights of the department

  1. Full fledged Digital Imaging Centre.
  2. 2-D Ultrasound Scanning.
  3. TENS therapy.

SERVICES OFFERED

Sl No. TYPE OF TREATMENT
1 Intra Oral Periapical Radiograph
2 Intra Oral Occlusal Radiograph
3 O.P.G (Panoramic Radiographs)
4 Cephalogram
5 Hand Wrist Radiograph
6 Incisional Biopsy
7 Tens Therapy
8 Intralesional Injections
9 Ultrasound Scanning
10 Digital Radiograph
11 College patient with print
12 Outside patient with print
13 Panoramic/Latceph/Handwrist radiograph print+CD
14 Panoramic/Latceph/Handwrist radiograph CD
15 If Patients is not able to afford above charges Conventional Imaging

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST

SL NO AREA OF RESEARCH INTEREST
 1 New avenues in the management of Oral Submucous Fibrosis
 2 Salivary gland imaging and management of associated diseases
 3 Use of advanced imaging and management of Temporo Mandibular Disorders
 4 Role of Biomarkers and genetics in oral mucosal lesions
 5 Use of Digital Panoramic Radiography unit, Cone Beam CT scan unit, Magnetic Resonance Imaging unit and Ultrasound unit.

 


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