Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology of BBD College of Dental Sciences was established in the year 2001. Situated on the ground floor of the Dental College, it comprises of an undergraduate clinic, postgraduate clinic, Radiology department and dark room. We deal with diagnosis & nonsurgical management of oral mucosal lesions and oral manifestations of systemic diseases. We are also concerned with interpretation of images and data produced by all modalities of radiant energy that are used for diagnosis and management of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral and maxillofacial region.
Our Under Graduate (BDS) program starts with the third year. The students are trained in the art of history taking, diagnosis of oral & maxillofacial diseases and radiology.
Our Postgraduate (MDS) program commenced in the year 2008, with 2 seats, aimed to impart quality specialised training to the students along with instil a scientific aptitude and research interest.
Our department is equipped with state of the art facilities as RVG, 300 mA whole body X-ray unit, Digital OPG and Cephalometric Unit with digital printer and spacious dark room for manual processing. We provide diagnosis and medical management of following conditions:
- Oral mucosal lesions
- Oral manifestations of systemic diseases
- Potentially malignant disorders
- Oral manifestations of HIV
- Salivary gland disorders
- TMJ disorders
- Orofacial Pain
- Advanced imaging facilities including Digital Radiography (RVG)
- Digital Orthopantomography (OPG) with cephalometry.
- Whole body radiography with 300 mA machine
- TENS therapy
We have four ongoing and two completed Post graduate MDS theses and several research projects. Our Faculty members have published 31 articles in national and 4 in international journals. Number of presentations in various national conferences and CDE programs have also been made by our faculty members. Our post graduate students have presented many papers and posters in the national conferences.