Spread at an area of 6660 sq.ft and located on the third floor of the main college building, the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology is uniquely designed and consist of a postgraduate section and state-of-the-art laboratories. The postgraduate section consists of a spacious Reception area, Postgraduate clinic, a Research Section, a seminar room with audio visual facilities, Department library, Professor, Reader and Lecturer rooms, Cubicle type Postgraduate work stations with locker facilities, Record room, Museum and a separate area for sterilization and disinfection of instruments. The department has 09 high end dental chair units. The department is also wi-fi enabled and allows free internet access.
There is a spacious well-equipped undergraduate Dental Anatomy and Oral Pathology Lab for demonstrations, carving and practical classes of 1st and 3rd year BDS students.
The department is the proud owner of Olympus Pentahead Microscope (BX43) with Photomicrography attachment and Image Analysis Software, Olympus Research Microscope with Phase Contrast, Dark Field and Polarizing attachments along with another Image Analysis Software and Camera attachment and Stereo Microscope.
The Histopathology Laboratory provides a comprehensive diagnostic service for a wide range of biopsy and cytology submissions from the college and also from private practitioners. In addition, we perform special histochemical stains, hematology, bio-chemical analysis, microbiological examination and immunohistochemistry. Moreover, the Histopathology Laboratory is a well-equipped facility, which can meet researchers’ requirements in all areas of histotechnology.
KIDS also is the first dental college of Odisha to set up an Immunohistochemistry Laboratory under the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology.
The laboratory is open from 9.00am-4.00pm from Monday to Saturday and is staffed by a experienced technicians, with reports provided by qualified oral pathologists.