Academics


Courses offered

  • BDS with undergraduate intake of 60 per year
  • MDS in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery(2 PG seats per year)

Our department have started PG course started since 2009 and we have  8  successful outgoing batches.

PG training Curriculum

First year:

  • Basic sciences (clinical aspects)
  • Interactive case discussion sessions
  • Journal review
  • Seminars
  • Topic wise viva voice
  • Inter department meetings (Oral Pathology Oral Surgery Oral Medicine)
  • Orthognathic case discussions with Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial  Orthopaedics
  • Surgical training on impactions, transalveolar extraction,minor surgery
  • Assisting major cases in theatre.

Second year to final year:

8 months of peripheral postings to enhance the skills in cleft lip and palate, Plastic surgery, Surgical oncology, Anesthetologist, General medicine, General surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic surgery and ENT

Research projects completed

  • Evaluation Of Hybrid implant placed in posterior maxilla with reduced bone height.
  • Clinical study on Monocortical Hybrid implant
  • Accuracy of prediction tracing in orthognathic surgery
  • Nasolabial changes following maxillary osteotomies
  • A comparative study of occlusion and skeletal stability in patients who had undergone lefort I and anterior segmental maxillary osteotomy with rigid wire fixation.
  • Efficacy of platelet rich plasma in patients undergoing apicoectomy compared to normal bone regeneration. A prospective study.
  • Assessment of parapharyngeal  airway  space changes following lefort I, anterior maxillary osteotomy and genioplasty- An in vitro study.
  • Evaluation of soft tissue changes after BSSO setback – A retrospective study.
  • Evaluation of skeletal stability in cleft patients after anterior maxillary distraction using Hyrax distractor- A retrospective study.
  • Role of antibiotics in surgical removal of impacted third molars, a prospective, randomised, double blind, placebo controlled, comparative study
  • Evaluation of hybrid implant in edentulous maxilla with inadequate bone
  • Effect of tranexamic acid on the amount of bone loss during Lefort I, anterior maxillary osteotomy and genioplasty- A prospective study.
  • Transverse displacement of proximal segment in bilateral saggittal split osteotomy set back surgery- a prospective study.

Ongoing Research Project

  • Preoperative assessment of mandibular canal using CBCT and its relevance in post operative neurosensory assessment following BSSO set back procedure-A comparative study
  • Comparison of coronectomy and trans alveolar extraction in deeply impacted mandibular thirdmolar closely related to inferior alveolar nerve
  • Assessment of masticatory function before and after orthognathic surgery in patient with skeletal class III and mandibular prognathism
  • Comparison of immediate loading vs delayed  loading of implants planned in fresh extraction  sockets in the posterior mandible – A prospective study

Conferences attended

  • AOMSI  state conference 2017,2018,2019
  • MIDCOMS 2018
  • AOMSI National Conference
  • Traumax 2019
  • Maxillofacial Trauma update 2019

Achievements

  • Best  paper presentation in National conference AOMSI 2018 held at Chennai-Dr Jose Paul C I

Programmes conducted

Every year we organise

  • STOMA (Surgery Training in Oral and Maxillofacial Advances)
  • FACE (Forum for the Advancement of Craniofacial Esthetics)

Which serves as a platform for budding surgeons to gain knowledge and to expand their crafting skills.