Oral Pathology is a foundation subject on which the science of dentistry stands, the link and confluence between basic sciences and clinical dentistry. The Department of Oral Pathology is a specialty that is undertaken by laboratory-based dentists.
The Department of Oral Pathology at SVDC was established in 2014, one of the first department formed since the inception of the college. The Department is situated in the third floor of the college and spread over an area of 6000 sq.ft comprising of faculty rooms, students lab and clinical lab.
The Department is equipped with a 100 seating capacity lab for undergraduate students, 50 student’s microscopes, slide projection system, over 100 high quality teaching slides, imported study models, study centre and collection of over 50 reference books.
The faculty is vastly experienced in training students.
The Department is concerned with the assessment and diagnosis of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions by microscopic study of the affected tissue. The oral pathologists also handle responsibilities in forensic odontology.
The clinical pathology lab is equipped with 2 dental chairs for patient examination, histopathology lab for tissue processing, collection of over 90 patient case slides and tissue samples.
LAB FACILITIES & EQUIPMENTS AVAILABLE:
Trinocular microscope with Slide projection software
SERVICES / TREATMENT OFFERED:
Assessment and diagnosis of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions by microscopic study of the affected tissue. The laboratory provides oral diagnostic histopathology (biopsy/cytology) services with histopathologic analysis of the submitted biopsy specimens.
SKILLS IMPARTED TO STUDENTS: