Department Of Oral Medicine and Radiology
Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology provide an essential link between density and medicine. Oral medicine is the specialty of dentistry which is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of oral mucosal disease, diagnosis and treatment of other oral complaints that may reflect either local oral disease or oral manifestation of systemic problems and those phases of dental practice that are essentially concerned with diagnosis and dental management of medically compromised patient. It includes the principles of medicine that relate to the mouth as well as research in biological, pathological, and clinical spheres. Oral diagnosis is the art of using scientific knowledge to identify the oral disease processes and to discern one disease process from other on the basis of facts obtained from history, physical examination and lab studies. Oral and Maxillofacial radiology is the specialty of dentistry and discipline of radiology concerned with the production and interpretation of images and data produced by all modalities of radiant energy that are used for the diagnosis and management of diseases, disorders and conditions of oral and maxillofacial region.
The department of Oral Medicine, diagnosis and Radiology in Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences functions in two sections: – The department of oral medicine, diagnosis and radiology is situated in the ground floor of the dental college.