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Oral Medicine & Radiology

Department Description

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology runs undergraduate program (BDS) and deals with the diagnosis of various pathologies involving oral and para oral structures, identification of related underlying systemic illness and its non-surgical and pharmacological management. The department also plays a major role in catering the needs of imaging of craniofacial structures including Intra oral and extra oral imaging techniques using both conventional and digital equipments.

Vision

To be a center of excellence in the diagnosis and medical management of lesions in oral and paroral structures and head and neck imaging, also to be an excellent training center for academics, research and oral healthcare to the society

Mission

We deliver excellence in patient care with precise diagnosis and non-surgical management of oral pathologies. We provide state of art technology and equipments in imaging of craniofacial structure as part of patient care. WE assure the students a good teaching learning experience and exposure to clinical research. We provide meaningful higher education and patient care by promoting quality of education through emphasizing mentorship, interpersonal skills and empathy.

Faculty Details

Dr. M Deivanayagi

Reader

Dr. Elamparithi

Lecturer

Dr.Narmadha Chandran

Lecturer

Lab & Equipments

Key features:

Chair side test facilities like Pulp tester, sialography kit, aspiration, medical emergency medicine kit and histological smears. Pain management clinic equipped Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) therapy Center of excellence for radiology equipped with intra oral radiography machines, Kavo indirect digital radiographic unit, Panoramic / Cephalometric unit and CBCT unit along with Fujifilm digital dry film printer.

Services Offered

 Our Specialised Services
  • Diagnosis of oral and maxillofacial lesions including potentially malignant lesions, red and white lesions, vesiculo bullous lesions and infections.
  • Therapeutic diagnosis of Neuralgias.
  • Incisional and punch biopsy procedures.
  • Identifications of systemic illnesses through oral manifestations.
  • Framing a precise treatment plan for each patient.
  • Pharmacological management of various Oral lesions including potentially malignant lesions, red and white lesions, vesiculo bullous lesions and infections.
  • Oral cancer screening, vital staining, investigations and management.
  • Pain clinic: for management of neuromuscular pain disorders including TENS therapy.
  •  Management of other orofacial pain conditions including neuralgias, neuropathy and burning mouth syndrome.
  • Conventional & Digital radiography and RVG for taking intra-oral periapical radiographs, occlusal radiographs and bite wing radiographs.
  • Panoramic imaging and other extra oral skull imaging like sinus views, TMJ views, PA and AP skull projections and cephalometric views.
  • Extra-oral mandibular views.
  • Sialographic techniques.
  • CBCT imaging with large FOV and interpretation.
  • Medical Management for Orofacial pain & TMJ Disorders
  • Intralesional Injection for OSMF
  • Medical Management of Potentially Malignant Disorders
  • Medical Management for OroFacial lesions (Infections, Oral ulcers, Vesicullobullous lesions, Mucocutaneous lesions, Autoimmune disorders)
  • Medical Management for Medically compromised patients.

The Teaching Methodology

Case based learning
Participatory learning
Role play
Problem-solving methodologies
Patient centric and evidence based learning

Publications

TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
Foliate papillitis. JIOMR Dr. N. Thilagavathy MDS
TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
The dental patient with diabetes. Asian academic research journal of multidisciplinary. Dr. N. Thilagavathy MDS
Awareness and knowledge of common oral diseases among primary care physicians. Journal of Clinical and diagnostic research Dr. N. Thilagavathy MDS
TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
Pattern of Antibiotic prescription by General dentist – A Questionnaire based study Indian journal of applied research Dr. N. Thilagavathy MDS, Dr. Arunakiry MDS, Dr. Vijayachander MDS
TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
Salivary diagnostics – A review International journal of Oral medicine Dr. N. Thilagavathy MDS, Dr. P. Gayathri MDS
TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
Tools for Expert witnesses in dentistry International journal of Forensic odontology Dr. N. Thilagavathy MDS, Dr. P. Gayathri MDS, Dr. K. Karthikeyan MDS
Stuffed Weber syndrome Journal of contemporary dental research Dr. N. Thilagavathy MDS, Dr. P. Gayathri MDS, Dr. K. Karthikeyan MDS
TITLE AND JOURNALAUTHORS
Florid osseous dysplasia report of two cases and review of literature. Journal of clinical and diagnostic researchDr. M. Gayathri MDS
Primary malignant melanoma of Mandibular gingiva with cerebral metastasis. A case report with review of literature. Journal of clinical and diagnostic researchDr. M. Gayathri MDS
Bifid Condyle: Radiographic Dilemma. Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and RadiologyDr. VL. Lakshman MDS
Prevalence and characterization of non odontogenic orofacial pain in a tertiary health care center across Puducherry – a cross sectional study. Journal of advanced clinical and research insightsDr. VL. Lakshman MDS
Prototypical signs of the or facial region-eyes see what the mind knows; International Journal of Development Research.Dr. M.Deivanayagi
Research Fundamentals and Practical Applications of Lasers in Dentistry; International Journal of Scientific ResearchDr.M.Deivanayagi
Effect of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation on Parotid Saliva Flow in patients with Hypo salivation; Journal of pharmacy and Bio allied Sciences.Dr.M.Deivanayagi
Visually Enhanced Lesion Scope –Early detection is the key to survival; International Journal of Current ResearchDr. M.Deivanayagi
Nanotechnology- Need for New perspectives in Dentistry; International Journal of Current Research.Dr.M.Deivanayagi
Recent Advancements in diagnostics and therapeutics in overcoming burning Mouth Syndrome; International Journal of Development Research.Dr.M.Deivanayagi
TITLE AND JOURNALAUTHORS
Diagnostic Oral Radiology in the screening of osteoporosis; The Egyptian Journal of Internal MedicineDr.M.Deivanayagi 
Oral Lichen Planus – An enigma with Limited Treatment Options. International Journal Innovative Science and Research TechnologyDr M.Deivanayagi
Determination of sex of an individual by identifying SRY gene through PCR analysis of DNA extracted from incinerated teeth-A single blind pilot study; International Journal of Scientific ResearchDr M. Deivanayagi 
Diagnosis of Cervicofacial lymphadenopathy by colorDr. P. Gayathri MDS
Doppler ultrasound, International journal of Maxillofacial imagingDr. P. Gayathri MDS
 Human immunodeficiency virus-associated thrombocytopenia: Profiling haematological changes in the human immunodeficiency virus-infected and AIDS patients: Indian Journal of health sciences and biomedical research KLEUDr.M.Deivanayagi
Cone beam computed radiography versus orthopantamography in sinus lift procedures: Two Dimensional versus Three Dimensional Imaging. Saudi Surgical JournalDr.M.Deivanayagi
Mucocele: A Case Report with Literature Review; Medical journal of clinical trials & case studiesDr.M.Deivanayagi
TITLE AND JOURNALAUTHORS
Palliative Dentistry: A long neglected field Blossoms. International Journal of Research and Analytical ReviewsDr.M.Deivanayagi
Localization of Mandibular Canal in dry mandibles using digital Orthopantamography and Cone Beam Computed Tomography: A pilot Study. Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research.Dr.M.Deivanaygi
TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
Estimation of salivary amylase level in depressive Individuals Dr. VL. Lakshman MDS
Cone beam computed tomographic imaging – Anatomy of Maxillofacial region Dr. VL. Lakshman MDS
JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY DENTAL PRACTICE Category I Dr.Sujith R
TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
Patient’s satisfaction regarding the dental treatment provided by Educationsl Dental School in Maimaah University Prof. Dr. S. Karthiga kannan MDS
Prevalence of dental caries, dental fluorosis and its correlation with Fluoride levels in drinking water among 12 to 15 years old school going Children of sivakasi taluk, virudhunagar district, tamilnadu, India,International. Journal Aquatic sciences . Dr.M.Deivanayagi
The Exigency Of Third Eye For Third Hand Smoke Exposure In  a Cardiovascular System, Nat.Volatiles&Essent.Oils, Dr.M.Deivanayagi
Radiologist’s Perspective On Computer Guided Implant Surgery:Review. Nat.Volatiles&Essent.Oils Dr.M.Deivanayagi
Should a Replanted Avulsed Tooth Undergo Orthodontic Treatment? Acta Scientific Dental Sciences Dr M Deivanayagi
TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
Desquamative gingivitis associated with oral lichen planus: report of three cases. Innovations Dr. M Deivanayagi, Dr. M Preethy
Incidental Findings of Soft Tissue Radiopacities on Digital Panoramic Radiographs: A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology Dr M Preethy
Role of oral physician in the management of pemphigus vulgaris- A geriatric case report. Biomedicine. Dr.S Kannan, Dr. M Deivanayagi, Dr. M Preethy
Stress levels in patients visiting for dental treatment: a cross-sectional hospital-based study. Menoufia Med J Dr M Deivanayagi
Practical Implications of Artificial Intelligence in Health Care, International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology Dr M Deivanayagi
TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
Central Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma in Mandible: Case Report of a Clear Cell Variant with Immunohistochemistry Analysis. Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine & Radiology Dr. M Deivanayagi
Initial diagnosis and improved classification of anemia by red cell distribution width and mean corpuscular volume from its oral manifestation.european journal of chemical bulletin Dr M Deivanayagi
Management of Garre’s osteomyelitis of the mandible with utility of cone beam computed tomography: A case report. Biomedicine. Dr. M Deivanayagi, Dr. M Preethy
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) in the Management of Orofacial Pain Disorders- An Updated Review. Innovations Dr. M Preethy, Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. Mukhund Chaitanya
Psychosomatic disorders of Oro facial region – An updated review. Paripex – Indian Journal of Research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. M Preethy
Immunomodulators in dentistry, an updated review. Paripex – Indian Journal of Research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. M Preethy
Infected radicular cyst- case report. Paripex – Indian Journal of Research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. M Preethy
Role of stomatologist in superspecialist health care centres. Paripex – Indian Journal of Research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. M Preethy
Therapeutic uses of tulsi (ocimum sanctum) in oral lesions. Paripex – Indian Journal of Research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. M Preethy
Usage of CBCT in diagnostic dilemma: a Case report Paripex – Indian journal of research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. Mukhund Chaitanya
A novel squamous cell carcinoma: floor of the mouth. A review of the literature Paripex – Indian journal of research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. Mukhund Chaitanya
A case report- oral submucous fibrosis Paripex – Indian journal of research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. Mukhund Chaitanya
From diagnosis to recovery: the latest Innovations in internal derangement Management Paripex – Indian journal of research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. Mukhund Chaitanya
Management of pemphigus vulgaris : an Update Paripex – Indian journal of research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. Mukhund Chaitanya
Mandibular adamantinoma- a case Report Paripex – Indian journal of research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. Mukhund Chaitanya
Clinical practice guidelines in trigeminal neuralgia Paripex – Indian journal of research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. Mukhund Chaitanya
Drug Induced oral lesions and Pigmentations: A review Paripex – Indian journal of research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. Mukhund Chaitanya
Assessing the oral manifestations among chronic renal failure patients in chengalpattu district Tamilnadu. A case control study Paripex – Indian journal of research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. M Preethy
Knowledge, Attitude And Perception Of Orofacial Neuralgias Among Post- Graduates, Undergraduates And Interns Paripex – Indian Journal Of Research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. Mukhund Chaitanya
Odontoma : An Incidental Finding Paripex – Indian journal of research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. Mukhund Chaitanya
Mucocele – A common occurrence in lower lip- Case report Paripex – Indian journal of research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. Mukhund Chaitanya
Early Diagnosis of Pemphigus Vulgaris without skin lesion – A case Report Paripex – Indian journal of research Dr M Deivanayagi, Dr. M Preethy
Role of Oral and Maxillofacial Imaging in Upper Airway Assessment. Innovations Dr M Deivanayagi

Books & Chapters

CBCT – A quick review ( Author - Dr. VL. Lakshman MDS, Contribution – Dr. S. Karthiga Kannan MDS ) ISBN No: 978-93-91556-71-6

Awards & Achievements

AWARD CATEGORY TITLE OF CONFERENCE/MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
Outstanding academician in Oral Medicine and Radiology Global outreach health care award Global outreach health care Prof. Dr. S. Karthiga kannan MDS
Best Principal of the Year -2021 21st century innovations in management science and technology Research education solutions Prof. Dr. S. Karthiga kannan MDS
Felicitation for contribution to dental fraternity IDA meeting IDA Madras branch Prof. Dr. S. Karthiga kannan MDS
Emerging researcher in Oral Medicine and radiology Global outreach health care award Global outreach health care Dr. M. Deivanayagi MDS
Outstanding contributions to the research and development in academics 21st century innovations in management science and technology Research education solutions Dr. M. Deivanayagi MDS
CATEGORY TITLE OF CONFERENCE/MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
Best Oral and maxillofacial Radiologist 2022 World dental excellence awards. CYNODENT Dr. M. Deivanayagi MDS

Achievements (Chair person/Guest Speaker) - FACULTY

Year Activity [chairprson/ guest speaker] Title of conference/meeting Organized by Name
2020 Poster Velscope Sathyabama dental college and hospital Dr. Deivanayagi
2021 Keynote speaker 3rrd international conference on dentistry and oral health Dentist channel Dr. Deivanayagi
2022 Paper presentation Apadento Asia pacific association Dr. Deivanayagi
2022 Paper presentation National ooo symposium Iaomr Dr. Deivanayagi
2022 Chairperson National ooo symposium Iaomr Dr. Deivanayagi
2022 Guest lecture Paper Tagore dental college and hospital Dr. Deivanayagi
2018 Chairperson Ida meet Sri ramachandra university Dr. Vl. Lakshman
2019 Chairperson Ooo meet Sri ramachandra university Dr. Vl. Lakshman
2022 Paper presentation Apadento Asia pacific association Dr.vl. Lakshman
2022 Poster presentation International conference on microbes due to climate change Pondicherry university Dr. Vl. Lakshman
2022 Paper presentation Apadento Asia pacific association Dr preethy
2022 Paper presentation National ooo symposium Iaomr Dr preethy
2023 Keynote speaker Faculty development program Thai Mookambigai dental college Dr Deivanayagi
2023 External Examiner undergraduate final year university practical exam  Lenora dental college, Vijayawada Dr Deivanayagi
2023 Delegate DIO implant international conference , REPUBLIC OF KOREA DIO CORPORATION Dr Deivanayagi
2023 Chairperson Indian Dental Convention MOKSHAA Sri Venkateswara dental college and hospital, Dr. M. Preethy
2023 Guest lecture CBCT – SIMPLIED – CDE PRORAM INDIAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION, THIRUVANNAMALAI Dr Narmadha C

Department Events​

CDE Program 2018 – OMR Unplugged anemia
CDE Program 2019 – OMR unplugged – Differential diagnosis on various lesions
OOO Symposium 2020 – Investigations and differential diagnosis on Salivary gland neoplasm
CDE Program 2020 – Dental patients with systemic illness DO’s and DON’Ts, Bleeding and clotting challenges
International radiology day 2020 – Quiz competition (Online portal)
CDE Program 2021 – CBCT live demo and review
International radiology day 2021 – Quiz competition
International Radiology day 8th NOV 2022 – : “RAD-O-RAD – Radiance to Radiology”, TNDC approved CDE
OOO Symposium 2022 – FIBRO-OSSEOUS LESIONS
CDE program on CBCT held on 26/8/2022 and 27/8/2022program – CBCT-Three dimensional Analysis Training program
CBCT software training program- 2022
Biomedical waste management training -2022
NABH training -2022 – Legal aspects of patient care and NABH concept orientation
National oral medicine day 2023 – DIAGNOSTIC DECATHLON
CBCT HANDS ON COURSE “RAD O RAD 2023
Webinar “OMR UNPLUGGED 2023”
INTERNATIONAL RADIOLOGY WEEK (NOVEMBER 1 ST – 8 TH 2023)
INTERNATIONAL RADIOLOGY WEEK DENTART – ART CONTEST
INTERNATIONAL RADIOLOGY WEEK RADOQUIZ – quiz competition
(CDE program ) – “CBCT to Surgical Guide Solutions”.2023
CBCT HANDS ON COURSE “RAD O RAD 2023 – November”
RADIATION SAFETY TRAINING PROGRAM 2023
INTERNATIONAL RADIOLOGY DAY – CELEBRATION