As Hippocrates once said, “Healing is a matter of time but also sometimes a matter of opportunity.” As a dentist or an oral health expert, we are blessed with the opportunity of providing a healing touch to a million lives in a zillion ways, and being an Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology (OMDR) specialist adds wings to that dream.
Oral Medicine is a branch of dental science which is at the interface between Medicine and Dentistry. Diagnosis of oral soft and hard tissue lesions, dental management of medically compromised patients, non-invasive management of mucosal lesions, chronic orofacial pain, temporomandibular disorders and salivary gland diseases is emphasized here thus contributing to a comprehensive patient care. Oral Radiology deals with the techniques and interpretation of radiographs of the maxillofacial region for diagnosis and treatment planning.
The Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology of GSL Dental college & Hospital is the place where the initial screening of all outpatients attending the hospital is performed and clinical and radiographic diagnosis of various diseases of the oral and paraoral structures is established. This department attends to an average of over 250 patients daily. Here, the undergraduate students work under close supervision of faculty. The Department is involved in various research activities including clinical trials and collaborative research. Our Oral radiology department has the latest CBCT equipment with high FOV and all the digital radiographic equipments for diagnosing teeth diseases.Along with smart lab at GSL Medical college provides perfect training in basic life support.
Is to train students in field of oral medicine and radiology so as to ensure a high level of competence in both general and special area of interest in the speciality and prepare him/her for a carrier in speciality practice , research and didactic skills in patient management , basic life support and high ethical standards.