Oral Medicine and Radiology is the speciality of dentistry that is concerned with: The diagnosis and management of disorders or conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial region, the oral health care of medically compromised patients. Oral radiology plays an important role in aiding the diagnosis through various intraoral & extraoral views.
The department of oral medicine and radiology at MPDC and Hospital, Kanpur, deals with the diagnosis of oral and maxillofacial diseases and their medical management. The department also focuses on oral manifestations of systemic diseases and their management. The department has a digital radiology unit comprising of RVG, state of art OPG unit with Cephalostat.
We specialise in diagnosing & pharmacologic management of diseases of the oral mucosa, disorders of the orofacial region, salivary gland disorders, orofacial pain and oral manifestations of systemic diseases. Special emphasis is given to the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of chronic orofacial pain disorders and jaw dysfunction, which generally pose a diagnostic challenge to the practitioners.
We understand that head and neck radiodiagnostics is a necessary component for comprehensive patient diagnosis, identify conditions that may otherwise go undetected clinically and Provide a wealth of information about the teeth and supporting structures. Our digital radiology unit plays a vital role in this.
The department runs an undergraduate programme, starting from the third year and continuing in the final year where they are trained to examine the oral cavity comprehensively, diagnose and plan the treatment and manage several oral conditions. The students are trained to handle medical emergencies in a dental setting.
Our Faculty members have national and international publications and have made various presentations in national conferences and CDE programs.