The Department of Diagnostics, Radiology and Oral Medicine deals with the complaints of patients presenting with diseases of the oral cavity alone or as a complication of systemic disease. The Diagnostics and Radiology Department work in collaboration to deal with patients that present in the out-patient clinic. These patients are rec-eived, evaluated and referred from here to various other depar-tments. The department also caters emergency endodontic pro-cedures on priority basis.
In the Oral Medicine Depart-ment, patients presenting with multiple orofacial conditions are addressed. This is a unique depar-tment and one of its kind in town. The early diagnosis of malignant lesions, especially squ-amous cell carcinomas is ma-de and steps for prev-ention makes this setup a valuable entity to the hospital. Apart from maligna-ncies, other conditions including oro-facial pain, infections affecting the head and neck, muco-cutaneous and ulcerative lesions are also well dealt and treated.
- Evaluation and diagnosis of conditions in the oral cavity