These Departments are concerned with the evaluation of patient’s oral health condition. The primary mission of this department is to provide supervised training to the students on the complete history taking of the patient and performing thorough oral and extra oral examination. On the basis of these records a definitive or differen-tial diagnosis is reached and a proper treatment plan is designed for each patient.
The department is equipped with necessary examination instruments and special X-Ray machines to aid in diagnostic procedures. The hospital has installed digital imaging X-Ray machines, where patient’s radiographs can be viewed on the computer via internet………………………..
The department of oral medicine deals with patient care, teaching and research involving diagnosis and non-surgical management of diseases of the orofacial complex and systemic and behavioral disorders that impact oral health, including: Orofacial pain, temporomandibular disorders (TMD), Mucosal diseases, Oral cancer and complications of cancer therapy, Dental care for patients with disabilities, Salivary dysfunction, Oral complications of systemic illnesses, Craniofacial imaging and other diagnostics and dental emergency care. Management of any condition or lesion includes careful diagnosis by means of radiographs, biopsies and blood tests, leading to its definitive treatment.