Oral Medicine and Radiology

About Department

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology is mainly concerned with the performance and interpretation of diagnostic imaging used to examine the craniofacial, dental and adjacent structures. The department focuses on providing a clinical diagnosis of oral diseases, early detection of mucosal, precancerous and cancerous lesions of the oral cavity, TMJ disorders, orofacial pain and their management.

Since Oral Medicine is a speciality of dentistry that is concerned with the oral health care of patients with chronic, recurrent and medically related disorders of the oral and maxillofacial region, and with their diagnosis and non-surgical management it sits at the interface between dentistry and medicine. On the other hand, Radiological and imagological checks for oral diseases and give a radiological diagnosis.

The faculty also aims for the dental management of medically compromised patients and provide special counselling for tobacco de-addiction.