Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology deals with the acquisition and interpretation of radiographs, which aids in the diagnosis and treatment plan for conditions affecting the maxillofacial region.
As a bridge between general medicine and dentistry, the speciality of Oral Medicine includes patient care, teaching and research involving diagnosis and nonsurgical management of diseases of the orofacial region. The speciality also works on resolving systemic and behavioural disorders that impact oral health including Orofacial pain and temporomandibular joint disorders, oral mucosal diseases, oral malignancies and complications related to its therapy, salivary gland disorders, dental management of medically compromised patients and patients with disabilities.
The department has a good patient inflow with a variety of oral lesions. The details and long-term follow up records of the patients are well maintained, and special cases have been reported in reputed national and International Journals.