A Brief Look

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is situated on the first floor of the main college building. The department deals with exodontia and surgical treatment of diseases, maxillofacial trauma, benign and malignant pathologies, infections and deformities of face and jaws. Minor oral surgical procedures are carried out in the Minor OT of the department and the major cases in the Operation Theatre of our medical college, KIMS within the same campus. As an academic practice the faculty of the department are intensely involved in the surgical training of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Infrastructure & Facilities

Spread at an area of 6361 sq.ft and located on the first floor of the main college building, the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery consists of an Undergraduate section and a Postgraduate section, a spacious Reception area, separate Clinical area for each section including an area specially for exodontia, Professor, Reader and Lecturer rooms, a well equipped Seminar room, Department Library, PG Common Room with locker facilities, Counselling area, a separate area for sterilization and disinfection of instruments, a fully equipped Minor Operation Theatre for minor surgical procedures and medical college associated operation theatres, ICU and male and female wards for major surgeries and hospitalization. The department is well equipped with 37 dental chair units and latest audio visual facilities for the education of students. The department is also wi-fi enabled and allows free internet access.

Undergraduate Programme

The Undergraduate (BDS) program in the department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery started in the year 2009. The academic curriculum is covered in the third and final year through didactic lectures, demonstrations and clinical posting.

At the end of the BDS course the graduate is expected to

  • Diagnose, manage and treat patients with basic oral surgical problems
  • Administer all forms of local anaesthesia
  • Be competent in the extraction of the teeth under local anaesthesia
  • Be competent to carry out certain minor oral surgical procedures under local anaesthesia like trans-alveolar extraction, frenectomy, dento alveolar procedures, simple impaction and biopsy
  • Be competent to assess, prevent and manage common complications that arise during and after minor oral surgery
  • Provide primary care and manage medical emergencies in the dental office

Postgraduate Programme

The Postgraduate (MDS) program started in the year 2014 with 2 seats. The academic curriculum includes a dissertation, Library dissertation, departmental and interdepartmental seminar and case presentations, medical department postings and journal club.

At the end of the MDS course the postgraduate is expected to –

  • Acquire adequate knowledge and understanding of the etiology, pathophysiology and diagnosis, treatment planning of various common oral and maxillofacial surgical problems both minor and major in nature.
  • Have understood the general surgical principles like pre and post surgical management, particularly evaluation, post surgical care, fluid and electrolyte management, blood transfusion and post surgical pain management.
  • Perform with competence minor oral surgical procedures and common maxillofacial surgery.

Services Provided

  • Simple extraction of Teeth
  • Surgical extraction of Teeth (Impacted third molars)
  • Enucleation of cysts
  • Excision of small benign tumors
  • Management of infection
  • Management of Maxillofacial injuries
  • Management of dento-alveolar fractures
  • Pre-prosthetic surgeries
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Management of Cleft Lip and palate
  • Incisional and excisional biopsies

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