Oral Medicine, Diagnosis & Radiology

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology is mainly concerned with diagnosis, pharmacological and nonsurgical management of oral mucosa and jaw lesions and oral manifestations of systemic diseases. The department is situated in the ground floor near the entrance. It is considered as gateway of dentistry. Patients first visit the department from where in they are referred to other speciality departments after proper diagnosis and evaluation. Students are well trained in this department for systematic evaluation of the patients. A well equipped Dental Radiology department is attached to this department. It consists of 5 intraoral and extraoral radiography unit extra oral medical radiography unit and a dark room. The department is supplemented with advanced Digital Radiographic Unit, Cephalostat and Orthopantomograph for diagnosis of the diseases of Orofacial region. The activity of the department is coordinated by well-qualified and competent full time faculty, who are well-reputed in their respective fields of expertise. Faculty shows keen interest in academics and diagnosing investigations, management of potentially malignant disorders, which are more prevailing in this part of the state. A special cell under Oral Cancer Detection is functioning.

MDS STAFF

NAME QUALIFICATION DESIGNATION
Dr. (Mrs) Surekha R. Puranik M.D.S.Professor & Head
Dr. (Mrs) Shobha B. Sikkerimath M.D.S.Reader
Dr. Praveenkumar RamdurgM.D.S.Reader
Dr. Naveen S. M.D.S.Sr. Lecturer