Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a relatively new but is one of the fastest growing specialties in dental sciences. In India to qualify as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, one needs to have a dental undergraduate degree followed by a three-year programme in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Department comprises of a basic field of knowledge to be correlated with clinical application & maintains an impressionable amalgamation of scientific as well as research activities. The department was founded in 2005 with the goal of offering graduate studies in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery and providing best care to the patients. Since its inception, it has been engaged in patient care, teaching and research. During academic year 2012 Post-Graduation is started in the department.
Partial Syllabus of the study
- Introduction, definition, scope, aims and objectives
- Diagnosis in oral surgery
- Principles of infection control and cross-infection control with particular reference to HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis
- Principles of Oral Surgery
- Exodontia: General considerations of ideal extraction
- Pre-prosthetic Surgery
- Diseases of the maxillary sinus
- Disorders of T.M. Joint
- Infections of the Oral cavity
- Benign cystic lesions of the jaws
- Tumours of the Oral cavity
- Concept of general and local anaesthesia
The goal of the Department is to provide periodontal care that is specific and appropriate to the needs of each patient. The Department offers high quality care in a convenient setting. Patients are treated using contemporary and advanced techniques under strict infection control guidelines.