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MDS in Oral Medicine & Radiology| In Dental Sciences

dURATION : 3 YRS

The Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology is considered the backbone of Dentistry as it deals with the diagnosis of all dental diseases. Further, it is considered special as this department is a combination of Oral Medicine as well as Maxillofacial Radiology. Further, this department serves as a connecting link between dentistry and Medicine. The department serves and thrives to teach the students about the diagnosis and treatment protocol of different head and neck medical diseases. Since the oral cavity is considered the mirror of the overall health of the individual, the students are made well aware of all these signs and symptoms. The department also imparts knowledge regarding the various psychological conditions having oral implications and vice versa. In a nutshell, the oral medicine department works as a part of a multi-disciplinary patient care team.

Training in Maxillofacial Radiology includes the knowledge and expertise in the acquisition and interpretation of radiographic images including IOPA’s and other intraoral as well as extraoral techniques. Training also includes the expertise in conventional and advanced maxillofacial imaging including CT and MRI as well.

Programme Objective

  • The main objective of the course is to enable the student to assess and evaluate the medical as well as the dental history of the patient along with a detailed clinical examination of the oral and para-oral tissues.
  • To make students aware and competent to differentiate and recognize the normal and abnormal so as to point out the disease. This further helps them to establish a working diagnosis.
  • To make the students competent to select and prescribe appropriate investigations so as to diagnose a particular disease to formulate the treatment plan, need for emergency dental care, medications, referral, follow-up, etc.
  • To make the students self-sufficient and confident when it is required to perform through case presentations to disseminate the clinical knowledge, use the recent scientific advances & engagement in recent research projects.

Programme Outcome

  • After completing the course, the students should be able to thoroughly understand the Oral Diseases, their association with underlying systemic diseases, their etiology, epidemiology as well as clinical presentation including teeth, Maxilla, mandible, salivary glands, TMJ, and pain disorders.
  • The student must be able to differentiate benign lesions from malignant, can point out the risk factors, and methods of prevention, and can emphasize the various treatment protocols.
  • The student must be able to interpret and report radiographs such as IOPA, OPG, CT scan of the maxillofacial region as well as CBCT.
  • The student must be able to recommend and perform various chairside investigations to aid in the diagnosis of oral diseases.
  • The students should mention and demonstrate their Oral manifestations and the dental considerations in the management of these patients.
  • Grasp the basic knowledge regarding the prescription of various drugs like antibiotics, analgesics, antifungals, and other drugs and must know their mechanisms of action, indications, and contraindications, and their therapeutic uses, particularly in dental practice.

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Curriculum

Oral Medicine and Radiology

Oral Medicine is an area of special competence concerned with the oral health of the patient for the maintenance of the overall health of an individual. It includes those Principles of Medicine that relate to the mouth, as well as research in biological, pathological, and clinical spheres. Oral Medicine includes the diagnosis and medical management of diseases specific to the orofacial tissues and of oral manifestations of systemic diseases. It further includes the management of behavioral disorders and the oral and dental treatment of medically compromised patients. The subject also includes training in Maxillofacial Radiology and Imaging. Additionally, emphasis is laid on Oral Cancer screening, Radiotherapy, and management of Oro-facial Pain disorders. Forensic Odontology, an upcoming subject is an integral part of Oral Medicine and Radiology.

Eligibility (Duration: 3 Years)

MDS( Oral Medicine & Radiology)

Admissions are made on the basis of merit of the NEET examination conducted by the authorized agencies of the Central Govt. and through Counselling.

Career Opportunities

  • Teaching Jobs in 317 dental Institutes across India in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology.
  • Opportunity to open up a specialized Maxillofacial Radiology Centre consisting of IOPA, OPG, CBCT, etc.
  • Consultant Maxillofacial Radiologist to Radiology Centres.
  • To become an entrepreneur to establish a clinic.
  • Provision to carry out research on the topics of Oral Cancer, Oral Pre-cancer, Infectious Diseases, etc.
  • Government jobs in the department of health and family welfare
  • Jobs in public sector undertaking (PSU) and Jobs in the Indian Army Corps
  • Jobs In corporate hospitals and Dental Chain of Clinics.
  • Opportunity to relocate to Foreign Countries after passing an equivalent examination or studying condensed courses in Dentistry, therefore, spending considerably less number of years than usual.

Laboratories

Sr. No.

Name of Lab

Description

1

Undergraduate Clinic The undergraduate clinic is well equipped with top end modern dental chairs and also has adequate equipment according to DCI norms. The UG students are trained in diagnosis, investigations and treatment of Maxillofacial diseases.

2

Postgraduate Clinic The postgraduate clinic and lab is well equipped with top end modern dental chairs and also has adequate equipment according to DCI norms. The PG students are trained in diagnosis, advanced chair side investigations and latest treatment protocols of diseases pertaining to Maxillofacial region. They are also trained to deal with medically compromised and geriatric patients and advanced imaging techniques such as CT, MRI etc. Further they are trained in medico legal aspects of patients.

3

Radiographic interpretation room The Radiographic interpretation room is well equipped with X ray view boxes and the equipment to analyse the images.

Academic Activities | Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana

Name of Conference

Date

National IAOMR UG conference-2017 15/09/2017 to 16/09/2017
3T +IBHSc Training course In Bioethics Training for health Professionals of Health Science Universities. 25/04/2016 to 27/04/2016
XIV National IAFO Conference 23/09/2016 to 25/09/2016
National IAOMR Conference 23/11/2012 to 25/11/2012
National Undergraduate IAOMR Conference 19/10/2011 & 20/10/2011

Name of Workshop

Date

Workshop on CBCT – Image Better Manage Better 26/03/2019 – 27/03/2019
Faculty Development Programme 14/09/2017
Basic Life Support 16/01/2010 & 17/01/2010

Name of Eminent Guest Speaker

Organisation

Topic

Date

Dr. Shiva Prasad S. Prof. Bapuji Dental College & Hospital, Karnataka CBCT 26/03/2019 -27/03/2019
Dr. Gnanasundaram N Professor Emeritus, Chennai Scope of Oral Medicine 15/09/2017
Dr. Hemant Umarji Professor & Head, GDC, Mumbai Basic Oral Radiology 16/09/2017
Dr. Anjana Bagewadi Vice-Principal, K.L.E University Dental College & Hospital, Belgaum Oral Mucosal Lesions 15/09/2017
Dr. Vaishali Keluskar Prof. & Head, K.L.E University Dental College & Hospital, Belgaum. Curriculum Development 16/09/2017
Dr.Durgesh Bailoor Director , Post Graduate Studies, Professor & Head , Dept. of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Karnavati School of Dentistry , Gandhinagar Bio –Psychosocial Model of Illness 25/11/2012
Dr. Timothy Hodgson Eastman Dental Hospital , UCLH Foundation NHS Trust and UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, U.K. Ulcerative Mucosal Disease: Management Strategies for Today and the Future 24/11/2012 & 25/11/2012
Dr.Ajit D. Dinkar Professor & Head, Dept. of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Goa Dental College & Hospital , Goa Avenues in forensic dentistry practice – a new opening for dental specialization in India 24/11/2012
Dr. N. Gnanasundaram Professor, Dept. of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Savitha Dental College, Chennai Pain and Diagnostic Facial Pain 24/11/2012
Dr. Parvathi Professor & Head, Dept. of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Rama Dental College, Kanpur Villain of The Oral Cavity 20/11/2011
Dr Vishal Dang Professor & Head, Dept. of Oral Medicine and Radiology, SGT Dental College, Gurgaon Advances in Radiology and Imaging and Investigation in Oral Medicine and Radiology 20/11/2011
 

Fees

Course Course Fee 
Indian (INR) International (USD)
Tuition Fee Development Fee
Oral Medicine and Radiology
3,70,000 (Annual Fees) -
-

Note:

  1. The fee will have to be deposited at the time of counselling.
  2. University charges will be extra as per university norms.
  3. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
  4. One time refundable security - 50,000(Rs)
  5. One time registration Charges Non refundable - 40,000(Rs)
  6. Hostel & transport charges will be extra.

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MDS in Oral Medicine & Radiology | in Dental Sciences

The Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology is considered the backbone of Dentistry as it deals with the diagnosis of all dental diseases. Further, it is considered special as this department is a combination of Oral Medicine as well as Maxillofacial Radiology. Further, this department serves as a connecting link between dentistry and Medicine. The department serves and thrives to teach the students about the diagnosis and treatment protocol of different head and neck medical diseases. Since the oral cavity is considered the mirror of the overall health of the individual, the students are made well aware of all these signs and symptoms. The department also imparts knowledge regarding the various psychological conditions having oral implications and vice versa. In a nutshell, the oral medicine department works as a part of a multi-disciplinary patient care team.

Training in Maxillofacial Radiology includes the knowledge and expertise in the acquisition and interpretation of radiographic images including IOPA’s and other intraoral as well as extraoral techniques. Training also includes the expertise in conventional and advanced maxillofacial imaging including CT and MRI as well.

Objective

  • The main objective of the course is to enable the student to assess and evaluate the medical as well as the dental history of the patient along with a detailed clinical examination of the oral and para-oral tissues.
  • To make students aware and competent to differentiate and recognize the normal and abnormal so as to point out the disease. This further helps them to establish a working diagnosis.
  • To make the students competent to select and prescribe appropriate investigations so as to diagnose a particular disease to formulate the treatment plan, need for emergency dental care, medications, referral, follow-up, etc.
  • To make the students self-sufficient and confident when it is required to perform through case presentations to disseminate the clinical knowledge, use the recent scientific advances & engagement in recent research projects.

Outcome

  • After completing the course, the students should be able to thoroughly understand the Oral Diseases, their association with underlying systemic diseases, their etiology, epidemiology as well as clinical presentation including teeth, Maxilla, mandible, salivary glands, TMJ, and pain disorders.
  • The student must be able to differentiate benign lesions from malignant, can point out the risk factors, and methods of prevention, and can emphasize the various treatment protocols.
  • The student must be able to interpret and report radiographs such as IOPA, OPG, CT scan of the maxillofacial region as well as CBCT.
  • The student must be able to recommend and perform various chairside investigations to aid in the diagnosis of oral diseases.
  • The students should mention and demonstrate their Oral manifestations and the dental considerations in the management of these patients.
  • Grasp the basic knowledge regarding the prescription of various drugs like antibiotics, analgesics, antifungals, and other drugs and must know their mechanisms of action, indications, and contraindications, and their therapeutic uses, particularly in dental practice.

Curriculum

Oral Medicine and Radiology

Oral Medicine is an area of special competence concerned with the oral health of the patient for the maintenance of the overall health of an individual. It includes those Principles of Medicine that relate to the mouth, as well as research in biological, pathological, and clinical spheres. Oral Medicine includes the diagnosis and medical management of diseases specific to the orofacial tissues and of oral manifestations of systemic diseases. It further includes the management of behavioral disorders and the oral and dental treatment of medically compromised patients. The subject also includes training in Maxillofacial Radiology and Imaging. Additionally, emphasis is laid on Oral Cancer screening, Radiotherapy, and management of Oro-facial Pain disorders. Forensic Odontology, an upcoming subject is an integral part of Oral Medicine and Radiology.

Laboratories

Sr. No.

Name of Lab

Description

1

Undergraduate Clinic The undergraduate clinic is well equipped with top end modern dental chairs and also has adequate equipment according to DCI norms. The UG students are trained in diagnosis, investigations and treatment of Maxillofacial diseases.

2

Postgraduate Clinic The postgraduate clinic and lab is well equipped with top end modern dental chairs and also has adequate equipment according to DCI norms. The PG students are trained in diagnosis, advanced chair side investigations and latest treatment protocols of diseases pertaining to Maxillofacial region. They are also trained to deal with medically compromised and geriatric patients and advanced imaging techniques such as CT, MRI etc. Further they are trained in medico legal aspects of patients.

3

Radiographic interpretation room The Radiographic interpretation room is well equipped with X ray view boxes and the equipment to analyse the images.

Academic Activities | Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana

Name of Conference

Date

National IAOMR UG conference-2017 15/09/2017 to 16/09/2017
3T +IBHSc Training course In Bioethics Training for health Professionals of Health Science Universities. 25/04/2016 to 27/04/2016
XIV National IAFO Conference 23/09/2016 to 25/09/2016
National IAOMR Conference 23/11/2012 to 25/11/2012
National Undergraduate IAOMR Conference 19/10/2011 & 20/10/2011

Name of Workshop

Date

Workshop on CBCT – Image Better Manage Better 26/03/2019 – 27/03/2019
Faculty Development Programme 14/09/2017
Basic Life Support 16/01/2010 & 17/01/2010

Name of Eminent Guest Speaker

Organisation

Topic

Date

Dr. Shiva Prasad S. Prof. Bapuji Dental College & Hospital, Karnataka CBCT 26/03/2019 -27/03/2019
Dr. Gnanasundaram N Professor Emeritus, Chennai Scope of Oral Medicine 15/09/2017
Dr. Hemant Umarji Professor & Head, GDC, Mumbai Basic Oral Radiology 16/09/2017
Dr. Anjana Bagewadi Vice-Principal, K.L.E University Dental College & Hospital, Belgaum Oral Mucosal Lesions 15/09/2017
Dr. Vaishali Keluskar Prof. & Head, K.L.E University Dental College & Hospital, Belgaum. Curriculum Development 16/09/2017
Dr.Durgesh Bailoor Director , Post Graduate Studies, Professor & Head , Dept. of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Karnavati School of Dentistry , Gandhinagar Bio –Psychosocial Model of Illness 25/11/2012
Dr. Timothy Hodgson Eastman Dental Hospital , UCLH Foundation NHS Trust and UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, U.K. Ulcerative Mucosal Disease: Management Strategies for Today and the Future 24/11/2012 & 25/11/2012
Dr.Ajit D. Dinkar Professor & Head, Dept. of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Goa Dental College & Hospital , Goa Avenues in forensic dentistry practice – a new opening for dental specialization in India 24/11/2012
Dr. N. Gnanasundaram Professor, Dept. of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Savitha Dental College, Chennai Pain and Diagnostic Facial Pain 24/11/2012
Dr. Parvathi Professor & Head, Dept. of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Rama Dental College, Kanpur Villain of The Oral Cavity 20/11/2011
Dr Vishal Dang Professor & Head, Dept. of Oral Medicine and Radiology, SGT Dental College, Gurgaon Advances in Radiology and Imaging and Investigation in Oral Medicine and Radiology 20/11/2011
 

Eligibility (Duration: 3 Years)

MDS( Oral Medicine & Radiology)

Admissions are made on the basis of merit of the NEET examination conducted by the authorized agencies of the Central Govt. and through Counselling.

Career Opportunities

  • Teaching Jobs in 317 dental Institutes across India in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology.
  • Opportunity to open up a specialized Maxillofacial Radiology Centre consisting of IOPA, OPG, CBCT, etc.
  • Consultant Maxillofacial Radiologist to Radiology Centres.
  • To become an entrepreneur to establish a clinic.
  • Provision to carry out research on the topics of Oral Cancer, Oral Pre-cancer, Infectious Diseases, etc.
  • Government jobs in the department of health and family welfare
  • Jobs in public sector undertaking (PSU) and Jobs in the Indian Army Corps
  • Jobs In corporate hospitals and Dental Chain of Clinics.
  • Opportunity to relocate to Foreign Countries after passing an equivalent examination or studying condensed courses in Dentistry, therefore, spending considerably less number of years than usual.

Fees

Course Course Fee 
Indian (INR) International (USD)
Tuition Fee Development Fee
Oral Medicine and Radiology
3,70,000 (Annual Fees) -
-

Note:

  1. The fee will have to be deposited at the time of counselling.
  2. University charges will be extra as per university norms.
  3. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
  4. One time refundable security - 50,000(Rs)
  5. One time registration Charges Non refundable - 40,000(Rs)
  6. Hostel & transport charges will be extra.

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