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ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is an advanced surgical speciality. It deals with any emergency management of orofacial region. The oral surgeons also perform surgeries in association with other medical specialities and super specialities like Department of Neurosurgery, Surgical Oncology, ENT, General Surgery and Ophthalmology.

KEY FEATURES OF THE DEPARTMENT

  • Only Surgical department in dentistry
  • Consists of teaching and clinical activities
  • Provides both inpatient and outpatient care
  • Involves the treatment of dental infection, maxillofacial trauma, pathology, facial deformity and facial pain
  • Management of medical emergency in dental chair
  • Bridge between dentistry and Medicine
  • Major and minor surgical technique demonstration for undergraduates and postgraduate

CORE COMPETENCIES OF THE DEPARTMENT

  • Dental extractions
  • Minor Oral surgery
  • Management of trauma
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Management of Oral Cancer
  • Tumour Resection and reconstruction
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Temporomandibular Disorders
  • Atypical Orofacial Pain Dysfunctions.
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