The department of Oral Medicine & Radiology is that area of special competence concerned with the diagnosis and medical management of oro-facial diseases and the oral manifestations of systemic disorders and dental management of medically compromised patients. It is the first department where every new patient of the hospital is screened for various orofacial diseases. This department also screens for different premalignant lesions, premalignant conditions and oral cancer. It provides suitable counseling for such patient, tobacco de-addiction and medical management of such lesions.
The department also deals with maxillofacial imaging. We are proud to say that the radiology department has been certified by Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) of India for safe radiation usage. It has well equipped intraoral, extraoral as well as general radiographic machines delivering high quality images to patients. Recent imaging modalities such as digital intraoral sensors and advanced panoramic x-ray machines are also being employed for image acquisition.
The department is equipped with 22 electrically operated dental chairs, 5 computers, high speed internet-LAN facility, intraoral cameras, 2 digital automatic steam autoclaves, and all modern teaching aminities for its students.