Oral medicine is that area of special competence in dentistry concerned with diseases involving the oral & perioral structures. It stays at the interference between dentistry & medicine. Oral medicine also includes the diagnosis & medical management of disease specific to the orofacial tissues & oral manifestation of systemic diseases. Oral tissues- are mirror of the systemic status & manifest early findings of systemic diseases/ nutritional deficiency. It further includes the management of behavioral disorders & the oral & dental management of medically compromised patients.
Oral radiology is a branch that equips the dentists in the field of diagnosis as well as management using various conventional & advanced imaging modalities. OMR department is equipped with conventional as well as digital radiographic machines that includes IOPA machines, OPG and CBCT machines.
The branch deals with the diagnosis and primary/medical management of all Oro-mucosal lesions, Orofacial pain i.e. Odontogenic and Non-odontogenic origin including TMDs, muscle related, salivary gland, maxillary sinus and nerve related. The department is also equipped with facilities related to screening of Oral cancer and Precancerous lesions.
The department is also having facility to diagnose and manage the medically compromised patients.