Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology is a speciality department which deals with diagnosis, diagnostic methods, oral medicine, oral radiology and medical management of a case.
Facilities of the department
- Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology is in a span of about 7798 sq. ft occupying one half of the ground floor. It is very spacious and well ventilated.
- Department has separate Under Graduate and Post Graduate clinics.
- There is a unique radiology section which has many consoles within, to occupy the intraoral (3) and extraoral radiography machines (1) Panaromic radiograph machine and (1) General radiograph machine and it is well equipped with both manual and automatic processors. A Digital radiograph Unit with provisions of OPG, Lateral Ceph, TMG Tomograph, PNS view, Carpus view, PA and AP view is available to add credit to our department.
- Oral medicine and radiology department has inbuilt department library and seminar hall with LCD projector for student’s academic purpose.
Oral medicine and radiology is in the curriculum of third year and final year B.D.S course and lecture classes are taken for the same, adding on to this, they also attend UG Clinic for regular postings. UG Clinic is well equipped with dental chairs in good condition for clinical examination and a separate sterilization room for students convenience. This is accompanied by three Intraoral radiography machines, two x-ray viewers and a well planned dark room
Students are guided by the eminent faculties of the department to get well versed in diagnosing a case, to gain good hands in the practicals, students are also guided to take radiographs by themselves. This is followed by a proper training to read and interpret the radiographs to aid inconfirming the clinical diagnosis. Clinical discussions and seminars are carried out in the department on a regular basis to further enlighten the students knowledge about the speciality subject. Each and every student of the department is exposed to a variety of cases and are moulded in such a way that they are confident enough to handle any type of a case in their clinics.
Professor and HOD
Dr.Suman Jhansi Lakshmi, MDS
Dr.K.Sakthi Saranya Devi, MDS