Oral medicine is the specialty of dentistry that is concerned with the oral health care of medically compromised patients and with the diagnosis and nonsurgical management of medically related disorders or conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial region.
Oral medicine specialists are involved in the primary diagnosis and treatment of oral diseases that do not respond to conventional dental or maxillofacial surgical procedures. Radiography is a highly technical field, indispensable to the modern dental practice.
The Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology at Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences efforts to achieve world standards in educating graduate and post graduate students. Emphasis is laid upon the diagnosis and medical management of orofacial disorders, salivary gland pathologies, oromucosal lesions, temporomandibular disorders, oral cancer and pre cancer and expertise training in maxillofacial imaging.
The department is gifted with good clinical material in the form of high patient in flow exhibiting a plethora of maxillofacial pathologies providing a good platform for learning. The department runs a successful postgraduate programme since 2006. Post graduates trained in the department currently occupy high positions in academic and research fronts both nationally and globally. The department boasts of having eminent teaching faculty including visiting international academicians. The department has emerged as a referral unit for the dental care of medically complex patients and as the major diagnostic imaging center in the central Andhra Pradesh region.