Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Skills

  • Able to apply the knowledge gained in the basic medical & clinical subjects in the management of patients with surgical problems.
  • Able to diagnose, manage and treat patients with basic oral surgical problems.
  • Have a broad knowledge of maxillofacial surgery and oral implantology.
  • Should be familiar with legal, ethical and moral issues pertaining to the patient care and communication skills.
  • Should have acquired the skills to examine any patient with oral surgical problems in an orderly manner.
  • Understand and practice the basic principles of asepsis and sterilization.
  • Should be competent in the extraction of teeth under both local and general anaesthesia.
  • Competent to carry out certain minor oral surgical procedures under LA like Trans-alveolar extraction, frenectomy, dento alveolar procedures , simple impaction, biopsy.
  • Competent to assess, prevent and manage common complications that arise during and after minor oral surgery.
  • Able to provide primary care and manage medical emergencies in the dental office.
  • Familiar with the management of major oral surgical problems and principles involved in patient management.

Aims

To produce a graduate who is competent in performing extraction of teeth under both local anaesthesia and general anaesthesia, prevent and manage related complications, acquire a reasonable knowledge and understanding of various diseases , injuries, infections occurring in the oral and maxillofacial region and offer solutions to such of those common conditions and has an exposure into the in-patient management of maxillofacial problems.

Knowledge & Understanding

  • At the end of the course and clinical training the graduate is expected to
  • Apply the knowledge gained in the related medical subjects like pathology, microbiology and general medicine in the management of patients with oral surgical problems.
  • Diagnose, manage and treat (understand the principles of treatment) patients with oral surgical problems.
  • Gain knowledge of a range of surgical treatments.
  • Be able to decide the requirement of a patient to have oral surgical specialist opinion or treatment.
  • Understand the principles of In-patient management.
  • Understand the management of major oral surgical procedures and the principles involved in patient management.
  • Know the ethical issues and have communication ability.

Our Team

Dr.K.Manimaran, MDS

Dr.K.Manimaran, MDS

Professor and HOD

Dr.M.Chandramohan, MDS

Dr.M.Chandramohan, MDS

Professor

Dr.C.Marudhamani, MDS

Dr.C.Marudhamani, MDS

Professor

Dr.S.Mahendra Perumal, MDS

Dr.S.Mahendra Perumal, MDS

Reader

Dr.S.Suryahanth Mihiran, MDS

Dr.S.Suryahanth Mihiran, MDS

Senior Lecturer

Dr.Shanmuganathan Sharmila, BDS

Dr.Shanmuganathan Sharmila, BDS

Lecturer

Dr.S.Kowsalya Devi, BDS

Dr.S.Kowsalya Devi, BDS

Lecturer