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Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology


The department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology provides a Centre for teaching scholarly activities, deals with patient care, and is concerned with the diagnosis of a wide range of diseases in the oral and maxillofacial region. The department deals with teaching Oral Anatomy & Tooth Morphology, Embryology, and Oral Histology for I BDS and Oral Pathology & Microbiology for II & III BDS during undergraduation. Our department is involved in training postgraduate students in the specialty of Oral Pathology and Microbiology. Our teaching module includes live demonstrations, slide discussions, clinical training, identification of hard and soft tissue specimens, histopathological and microbiological investigations, exfoliative cytology, and salivary analytical studies. We strive to provide a quality and accurate diagnosis for any histopathological evaluation. Our department is well equipped with advanced equipments for diagnostic purposes. We have a well-maintained museum with formalin-fixed post-operative specimen, dental casts, models, posters to broaden the knowledge for students. The Oral Pathology department is actively involved in providing services to the patients in the areas of hematology, histopathology, cytology, and microbiology, and salivary analysis. Various research projects are carried out by the postgraduate students and the teaching staff. CDE programs, certificate courses, value-added courses, OOO symposiums and workshops are periodically conducted by our department to enhance the knowledge  of  Undergraduate  and  Postgraduate  students.    Undergraduate  and   Postgraduate students are guided and trained for scientific papers and poster presentations in national and international conferences.