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TAGORE DENTAL COLLEGE
AND HOSPITAL


Recognised by Dental Council of India - Department of Health and Family Welfare,Govt. of India. Affliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University

DEPARTMENT OF ORAL MEDICINE & RADIOLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF ORAL MEDICINE & RADIOLOGY

ABOUT US

            Oral Medicine and Radiology is the specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and medical management of complex diagnostic and medical disorders affecting the mouth and jaws and the Radiology part of the subject equips the budding dentists in the field of diagnosis using conventional and advanced imaging methods. It is the first department where the patient is received. Their elaborate history is studied thorough examination and investigations that aid in arriving at a proper diagnosis.

Our clinical services majorly involves the diagnosis, medical management and follow up care for patients presenting with -

  • Orofacial and Neurological pain, including temporomandibular disorders (TMD)
  • Mucosal diseases
  • Oral cancer and complications of cancer therapy
  • Dental care for patients with disabilities
  • Neurosensory and motor disorders
  • Salivary dysfunction
  • Oral complications of systemic illnesses
  • Craniofacial imaging and other diagnostics
  • Oral Health Education

The Department of Radiology goes hand in hand with Oral Medicine providing well-equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including Radiovisiography (RVG), Dental X-ray units and Digital Panoramic imaging machine. Facilities for Orthopantamogram, Lateral Cephalographs, Intra Oral Periapical radiograph and Occlusal Radiograph are available for the patient.

Technically well qualified Radiographer ensures that high quality radiographs are made with the least exposure possible.

Dr. V.Saranya of 2012   batch received the university Gold medal.

Total number of Publication: 52

UNIQUE FEATURES

The Department's Doctors, Clinical Assistants, CRRI, Radiographer and Students are trained for Patient-Friendly hospital environment. The Patients are received with warmth and listened of their history with patience and empathetic attitude.

  • We focus and believe in establishing a Conducive Team environment that welcomes and opens forum for healthy discussions, knowledge sharing and Collaborative learning for all. The Students and CRRI discuss their case reports with Faculty and case reports and treatment procedures are discussed and validated as a team.
  • Unique Cases are presented and discussed in the end of all the clinical hours which enables knowledge sharing and deeper learning for the students as well as faculties.
  • CRRI's are trained for giving intralesional injection for oral lesions.
  • CRRI's are trained in CBCT interpretation and diagnosis.
  • Systematic training is given in conventional and digital radiographic techniques and interpretation of the dental lesions.
  • Our Collaborative Team, works together with the Students on Exam perspective too. We conduct Mock Tests before the exams for all the students and offer extra guidance to required and interested students for good ranks in University exams. 
  • The Department strives to address the dental problems in the society and actively pursue Research in various topics.

UNIQUE TEACHING METHODOLOGY

At the Department of Oral Medicine and radiology, we believe in creating Learner Center Environment for our students where we focus on active learning, cooperative learning and Inductive learning.  

The interactive lecturers empower the undergraduates with the necessary knowledge background for oral diseases, oral radiology, oral oncology, therapeutics and nutritional supplement, and advanced dental care for patients with systemic illness.

Chair-side discussion is a routine practice to inculcate clinical knowledge, communication skill, and professional ethics.

Group discussions are conducted for case discussion, to impart critical analysis and problem-solving abilities. 

Problem Solving Teaching Techniques are used where students are given Disease Scenarios and asked to submit a detailed case reports on cause and effects and treatment process and recovery process of the case.  

VARIOUS TREATMENTS DONE:

  • Oral diagnosis
  • Oral Health Education
  • Medical management of orofacial pain
  • Intra lesional injection for Mucosal diseases
  • Temporomandibular Joint disorders management
  • Management of oral cancer and complications of cancer therapy
  • Dental care for patients with disabilities
  • Salivary gland dysfunction management
  • Treatment of oral complications of systemic illnesses
  • Craniofacial imaging and other radiographic diagnosis

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OUR TEAM

 Dr. G.S. Asokan M.D.S., Professor and Head of the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology

Dr. G.S. Asokan M.D.S., Professor and Head of the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, completed his under graduation in 2001 from Vinayaka Missions Sankarachariyar Dental College and Post graduation in 2007 from Saveetha Dental College and Hospital. Currently in his 12th year of Teaching Profession, Dr. Asokan whole heartedly believes in Learner Centered Teaching that he bring in active ways of teaching techniques in his classes enabling students for deeper learning. Beyond just classroom teaching, Dr. Asokan also mentors students on their personal growth and ethics as a wholesome Human and becoming Noble Doctors. He guides and motivates students to pursue Research and Post graduation and encourages them to participate in workshops, conferences, Hands on trainings to equip themselves to face the fast growing world. Dr. Asokan has published 31 National, International and Pubmed Indexed journals. He has attended and presented many papers in various national and international conferences.

  Dr. Balaji N M.D.S., Reader, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology

Dr. Balaji N M.D.S., Reader, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, finished his under graduation from Meenakshi Ammal Dental College in 2001and Post graduation in 2011 from Tamil Nadu Government Dental College and Hospital. He has attended various national and international conferences and presented papers. He has around 21 National and Pubmed Indexed journal publications to his credit. He has 7 years experience of teaching undergraduates and has obtained Dr.J.A.S.Masilamani Government award for academic proficiency in General Medicine from Hon’ble Governor of Tamilnadu in the year 2002.

  Dr.Vidhya.K M.D.S., Senior Lecturer

Dr.Vidhya.K M.D.S., completed BDS and MDS from Tamil Nadu Government Dental College and Hospital in 2009 and 2016 respectively. Have around 8 National and Pubmed Indexed journal publications to her credit. She is currently working as a senior lecturer in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Tagore Dental College and Hospital.

  Dr. Parvathi S M.D.S., Senior Lecturer

Dr. Parvathi S M.D.S., finished her under graduation from Sri Venkateshwara Dental College and Hospital in the year 2013 and post graduation in Oral Medicine and Radiology from Rajah Muthiah Dental College, Annamalai University in the year 2017. She secured  university first rank in Master of Dental surgery. She has attended various national conferences and has presented papers. She is currently working as a senior lecturer in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Tagore Dental College and Hospital.

Dr. Deepika.C, M.D.S., Senior Lecturer

Dr. Deepika.C completed her BDS from Tagore dental college and hospital in 2013 and pursued her PG in Oral medicine and radiology from Sree Balaji dental college and hospital in the year 2018. She has attended and presented various national and international conferences and conventions and currently working as senior lecturer in the department of Oral medicine and radiology, Tagore dental college and hospital from may 2019.

  Dr. Bharathi E B.D.S., Lecturer

Dr. Bharathi E B.D.S. finished her under graduation from Tamil Nadu Government Dental College and Hospital in 2008 and currently working as lecturer in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Tagore Dental College and Hospital.

  Dr. Lavanya S B.D.S., Lecturer

Dr. Lavanya S B.D.S., finished her under graduation from Rajah Muthiah Dental College, Annamalai University in the year 2013. She is currently working as lecturer in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Tagore Dental College and Hospital.

  Dr. Prabhugandhi B.D.S., Lecturer

Dr. Prabhugandhi B.D.S., finished his under graduation from Tagore Dental College and Hospital in the year 2017. He is currently working as lecturer in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Tagore Dental College and Hospital

SPECIAL EQUIPMENTS

DIGITAL ORTHOPANTOMOGRAPHY WITH CEPHALOMETRY                                       

           

 DIGITAL PRINTER

                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

REGENESIS 2017

 REGENESIS 2017  REGENESIS 2017, conducted on 18–12– 2017 in association with Department of oral pathology. There were 82 parti

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CDE PROGRAMME 2016

CDE PROGRAMME 2016 CDE PROGRAMME 2016, conducted on 11–11– 2016 in association with Department of oral pathology. Program had 6 guest spe

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HANDS ON WORKSHOP 2015

HANDS ON WORKSHOP 2015 It was conducted on 04–09– 2015 in collaboration with carestream dental. Cone beam CT projection was the theme of

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MEDICAL EMERGENCIES IN DENTAL PRACTICE

MEDICAL EMERGENCIES IN DENTAL PRACTICE CDE program conducted on 15–04– 2015 by Department of oral medicine and radiology. Dr.P.SURESH KUM

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