Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology

The specialty of oral pathology and microbiology aims at procuring adequate knowledge and the necessary expertise to carry out investigatory procedures. The department is also concerned with the ability to interpret laboratory findings, thus helping other dental departments in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of anomalies and diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region. The department is having Well equipped laboratories catering three important divisions:

Hematology, Cytology and Histopa thology which help the clinician in vital clinical decision making. The three wings also undertake research endeavours of postgra duate students of all dental specialties.

The department is provided with excellent research facilities like a Pentahead research microscope Olympus BX-53 with image progress capture software, stereo microscope, a well equipped immunohistochemistry lab etc.

Our vision is to bring forth training to students in the field of oral and maxillofacial pathology that encompass a university based curriculum supplemented with problem based learning and critical analyses.

MDS SYLLABUS

Paper - 1 : Applied Anatomy, Physiology,Pathology and Research Methodology
Paper - 2 : Oral pathology,Microbiology and Oncology
Paper - 3 : Laboratory Techniques and Diagnosis
Paper - 4 : Essay