Oral Medicine and Radiology - DJ Dental


This branch of dentistry deals with the diagnosis and non-surgical management of diseases that are localized to the oral cavity or are oral manifestations of systemic diseases. The phases of dental practice that are essentially concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of medically compromised patients are managed.

No. Of MDS Seats (Recognised by DCI) : 03


Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology is the gateway of dentistry. It is that area of special competence concerned with diagnosis and medical management of diseases specific to the oral & maxillofacial structures. It further includes oral manifestations of systemic diseases, the management of behavioral disorders and the oral and dental treatment of medically compromised patients. It also deals with the diagnostic imaging of craniofacial, dental and adjacent structures which includes from conventional/ manual methods (IOPA) to the advanced/ specialized digital ones (CT, MRI, CBCT, Ultrasonography, etc). It further includes forensic Odontology which deals with the application of dental knowledge, proper handling, examination and evaluation of dental evidence which is then presented in the interest of justice.The department actively support tobacco cessation center(TCC) for the patients who wish to quit tobacco (smoke and smokeless forms).

No. Of MDS Seats (Recognised by DCI) : 03

oral medicine and radiology

HIGHLIGHTS Oral Medicine and Radiology

  • Diagnostic Acumen –Excellent training in clinical diagnostic acumen which is backbone for the accurate patient management.
  • The oral medicine and radiology department was practicing Tobacco Intervention Initiative since 2014.to eradicate tobacco addiction while striving for Tobacco free India , thereby improving oral health of population.
  • The department takes pride in continuous dental research and innovation.The department has brought multiple laurels at various International and national conference and has numerous International and national publications in the field of forensic odontology.


  • To be a superlative department of excellence, ever in pursuit of newer horizons to build self-reliant global citizens through assured quality Dental Education programs.
  • To train the dental graduates of this intuition, to acquire adequate knowledge, necessary skills and attitudes required for carrying out all the activities appropriate to diagnosis, investigations & treatment plan.
  • To lay emphasis on society oriented programs in the areas of health care with a common man as a focal point.
  • To make Research a significant activity involving faculty members , students and society.
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Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology was established in the year 1996 spread over 2500 sq ft. area offering teaching faculties for 100 undergraduate students and 3 post graduate students per year since 2003. The department has


The Department has a well equipped departmental library having more than 20 texts books, 25 reference books, with years of teaching & learning materials and data in archive format.

It is the specialty of dentistry and discipline of radiology concerned with the production and interpretation of images and data produced by all modalities of radiant energy that are used for the diagnosis and management of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral and maxillofacial region.

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FACULTY Oral Medicine and Radiology Department

The department has highly educated faculty members who have many achievements and awards to their credit. The faculty has various international and national publications indexed in SCOPUS, PUBMED etc. The faculty members also participate in various international & national seminars, conferences, conventions and symposiums. The department regularly conducts various faculty development programs for the up-gradation of knowledge and overall enhancement of the faculty members.

oral medicine and radiology


Along with regular teaching various other advanced teaching aids like Integrated teaching, Focus Group Discussion Teaching and learning through models, Evaluation after every topic or modules, One Minute Preceptor, Flipped Classroom have also been incorporated.

oral medicine and radiology


Research activities done in the dept which includes areas of oral medicine, radiology, premalignant lesions and conditions and forensic odontology – The department has keen interest in research and development. One faculty is allocated for the research work.

oral medicine and radiology


It is a special unit which aids persons wishing to quit smoking or chewing tobacco or tobacco containing products. It concerns particularly with behavioural therapy and medication. Till date approximately more than 8000 patients having tobacco related habit (with or without lesions have been counselled in the department. Out of which approximately more than 3000 patients have quit the habit/reduce the usage of tobacco.


The department DJ College of Dental Sciences & Research offers teaching facilities for undergraduate and post graduate students. It has the following infrastructure

  • Diagnosis section with dental chairs, diagnostics
  • Special Surgery Section for Biopsies and specialized treatment
  • Dental Radiology Section with analogue and digital X-ray machines
  • Maxillofacial Radiology section with conventional and digital panoramic X-ray machines
  • Automatic X ray film processors
  • Darkroom
  • Seminar room
  • Computers with intranet and internet facility, scanner and printer


The department is equipped to offer

  • Diagnosis of all orofacial conditions
  • Diagnosis and management of various oral mucosal lesions
  • Diagnosis and medical management of TMJ disorders
  • Diagnosis and management of Orofacial Pain
  • All kinds of intraoral and extra oral radiographs with their interpretation
  • Treatment plan for medically compromised patients
oral medicine and radiology

The subject is taught in the third year and fourth year BDS. The course involves didactic lectures and clinical postings. In Oral Diagnosis, patients seeking diagnosis and treatment of their dental problems, oral mucosal lesions, facial pain, TMJ disorders, and salivary gland disorders will be seen. During clinical posting, patients will be allotted to students. They are expected to take case history, examine the patients and formulate a diagnosis and treatment plan and the faculty guide students in doing this. They are also trained in taking intraoral radiographs and interpreting them.

During the clinical postings, students are required to present a seminar using multi- media projector on the topic allotted. Students are also expected to complete assignment of case history recording, clinical problem-based exercises and radiological exercises and submit to the department at the end of the postings. Three sessional examinations will be conducted in the subject before University examination. End posting clinical examination will also be held for internal assessment.

The post graduate program focuses on inculcate academic proficiency as well as management skills of cases that require overall development of clinical and radiological diagnostic acumen. The teaching program includes the basic medical science also

oral medicine and radiology
  • Name Dr. Manu Dhillon
  • Department Oral Medicine & Radiology
  • Designation Professor and HOD
  • Qualification BDS- Subharti Dental College, Meerut.
    MDS- Kothiwal Dental College & Research Centre, Moradabad.
    Certified Tobacco Cessation Course - NIMHANS, Bangalore
    Fellow- Indian Board of Forensic Odontology (SDM, Dharwad)
  • Experience 11 years, 8 months
  • Publications 35, book - 1 Click Here
  • Areas of interest Treatment of Potentially malignant disorders,
    Maxillo-facial Imaging, Forensic Odontology, Tobacco cessation
oral medicine and radiology
  • Name Dr. Soumendu Bikash Maiti
  • Department Oral Medicine & Radiology
  • Designation Reader
  • Qualification B.D.S From New Horizon Dental College And Research
    Institute, Bilaspur And M.D.S From
    Darshan Dental College And Hospital, Udaipur
  • Experience More Than 5 Years
  • Publications 25 International & National Click Here
  • Areas of interest Oral And Maxillofacial Imaging, Sleep Apnea,
    Temporomandibular Disorders, Oral Cancer Diagnosis
oral medicine and radiology
  • Name Dr. Mahima Tyagi
  • Department Oral Medicine & Radiology
  • Designation Reader
  • Qualification MDS Oral Medicine and Radiology
  • Experience 5 years 1 months 14 days
  • Publications 6- 1 International, 5 National Click Here
  • Areas of interest treatment of oral mucosal lesions,
    TMJ disorders, imaging science, newer developments.
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  • Name Dr. Ragini Gupta
  • Department Oral Medicine & Radiology
  • Designation Senior Lecturer
  • Qualification B.D.S from Sardar Patel Post Graduate
    Institute of Dental & Medical Sciences
    Lucknow and M.D.S from K.D. Dental College & Hospital, Mathura
  • Experience 1 year,7 months,2 days
  • Areas of interest Oral & Maxillofacial Imaging
    Temporomandibular Disorders, Screening of Oral Cancer.
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  • Name Dr. Lalit Narayan Singh
  • Department Oral Medicine & Radiology
  • Designation Senior Lecturer
  • Qualification B.D.S. (Sardar Patel Post Graduate
    Institute Of Dental & Medical Sciences, Lucknow)
    M.D.S.(D J College Of Dental Sciences & Research, Modinagar)
  • Experience 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Days
  • Publications 1 International Click Here
  • Areas of interest Oral & Maxillofacial Radiography,
    Oral Medicine, Screening And Diagnosis Of Oral Cancer.
oral medicine and radiology
  • Name Dr Ankit Jain
  • Department Oral Medicine & Radiology
  • Designation Senior Lecturer
  • Qualification MDS, IDST Modinagar
    BDS, Manav Rachna Dental College
  • Experience 7 months
  • Publications 4 (Details Enclosed) Click Here
  • Areas of interest Maxillofacial Imaging
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  • Name Dr. Vipul Kumar
  • Department Oral Medicine & Radiology
  • Designation Lecturer
  • Qualification BDS - Shree Bankey Bihari Dental College and Research Centre
  • Experience 8 Months 15 days
  • Areas of interest Knowing about recent advances,
    treatment of Oral sub-mucous fibrosis, Teaching

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