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Dental and OMPS Departments

Dentistry is a branch of medicine that is involved in the study,  diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases,  disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa and of the adjacent and related structures and tissues particularly in the maxillofacial region.

Field of dentistry / dental medicine is not limited to teeth but includes other aspects of the craniofacial complex including temporomandibular joint , maxilla , mandible , palate and other supporting structures.

Dentistry is one of the oldest medical profession dating back to 1700 BC with the Indus valley civilization. Pierre Fauchard was a French physician credited as the father of modern dentistry

HISTORY

Dental and oral and maxillofacial surgery department was started on 1971-72 with DR KT Paulose

The team of doctors then included

  • Dr Jolly John
  • Dr Gogi K Ninan
  • Dr Binu Thomas
  • Dr Thomas George
  • Dr Billy G Paul
  • Dr Thomas  P George
  • Dr Cherian K A
  • Dr Usha
  • Dr Dushint Paul
  • Dr Thomas Mathew
  • Dr Binu Augustine
  • Dr Suresh Vyloppilli

ACADEMICS

Lectures,  classes and discussions pretaining to basic dental anatomy and maxillofacial surgery ( pathologies and trauma),  proposed original studies original studies on minor surgery panfacial trauma etc are held for students of 5 the semister MBBS


PUBLICATIONS

  • Modified palatal flap closure of chronic oronasal fistula case report indian dentist research and review . November, 2008
  • Lingual frenectomy using multiple series Z-plasties a case report  journal of maxillofacial surgery june, 2010
  • Recurrent ranula and complications associated with surgical management a case report kerala journal of maxillofacial surgery September, 2012
  • Penile replantation a case report indian journal of plastic surgery January, 2013
  • Simultaneous nose lip revision and alveolar bone grafting for correction of secondary unilateral cleft lip and palate deformity . Pakistan journal of plastic surgery . November ,2013
  • Palmar arch reconstruction using dorsal venous arch of foot for revascularization of multiple digits indian journal of plastic surgery april, 2014
  • A novel technique of monitoring a completely coverd free flap Indian journal of plastic surgery April 2014
  • Inferior alveolar nerve neurorrhaphy after cyst enucleation – a case report  dentalight  January 2014
  • Extreme oral  myasis Saudi medical journal, 2014 : vol 35 (9)
  • Correction of non-syndromic facial asymmetrywith PHDPE facial implant and sliding genioplasty  international journal of dental clinics 2014
  • Management of pleomorphic adenoma by superficial parotidectomy, dentalight 2014
  • An aberrant lipoma – a case report  dentalight2014
  • Tissue adhesive and its sanative perspective – an update Pakistan journal of plastic surgery 2014
  • Speech outcome in operated cleft lip and palate  children in south indian population  Pakistan journal of plastic surgery 2014
  • Benign spindle cell tumour of mandible and points of modification in reconstruction with non vascularized iliac crest graft maxillofac Oral surg 2015
  • Sinonasal sarcoidosis of the maxillary sinus and infraorbital nerve, a case report  j Korean assoc oralmaxillofac surg 2015
  • Aggressive dentigerous cyst in the maxillary sinus orginating fromn ectopically erupted maxillary third molar : a cas report  egypt
  • Tongue lip adhesion in pierre robin sequence Jkoreanassoc oral maxillofacsurg ; 2016
  • Implant supported prosthesis in cleft palate : a multidisciplinary approach  pakistan journal of plastic surgery ;2015
  • Tongue flap treatment of oronasal fistula in cleft palate; a case series  Pakistan journal of plastic surgery 2015

NEWS AND EVENTS

Various level dental camps are held in various schools, colleges, community centers and speciality camps are held in department.


VISSION / MISSION

Motto of the department is to provide basic dental care to all catagories of patient with various medical co-morbid condition and also to provide oral and maxillofacial services to trauma care and associated acute condition of the region.

Our focus is on advancing services in all the areas of dentistry and maxillofacial surgery

Facilities

  • Faciomaxillary trauma care
  • Oral and maxillofacial pathologies, detection and treatment.
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Minor surgical procedure
  • Orthodontics
  • Endodontics
  • Prosthodontics ; crowns and bridges
  • Implants
  • Temporomandibular joint disorder treatment

       OP timing : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Faculty