Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences
Oral Medicine and Radiology

Oral Medicine Facilities

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The dept of oral medicine and radiology is well equipped according to Dental council of India for both BDS & MDS courses

Teaching facilities:

  1. Digital class rooms
  2. Students are trained under well qualified teaching faculty
  3. Latest equipments in radiology department including CBCT
  4. Library with latest books, and colour atlas.
  5. Good inflow of patients with various maxillofacial pathologies.,

CBCT Facilities

•   Our college pioneered the usage of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) in the academic zone. This machine can be used exclusively for 3D imaging of maxilla and mandible, similar to that of computed tomography (CT), but at a reasonable cost.

•   It helps in- implant planning, assessment of roots, root canals, tooth fractures, 3D cephalometry, analysis of TM Joint, benign and malignant lesions of the jaw and much more.

•   There are many ongoing original research utilizing CBCT technology and we also encourage further researches in the same field in the future.


Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology has

•   18 dental chairs ( 11 chairs with attachments and 7 chairs without attachments)
•   Illuminated mouth mirror & probe.
•   Intra oral camera
•   Biopsy kit (incisional, Excisional, FNAC, punch and brush biopsy kits)
•   Pulp tester
•  Neuro sensory evaluation kits
•  Emergency medical kits
•  Has 2 Two Intra oral periapical X-ray units
•  One RVG (Radio Visiography)- Kodak trophy
•  One ortho pantomograph unit (OPG) digital compatibility
•  One extra oral radiographic unit
•   One Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) equipment with Digital OPG
•  4 Computers (one for RVG use, Two for CBCT, and one for department official use)
•  Well equipped dark room
•  Automatic processor for Intra oral & extraoral X-ray films
•  X-ray film drier
•  Viewers for both Intra oral and extra oral X-ray films
•  Lead container for X-ray film storage
•  For Radiation protection we have 6 Lead screens, 2 pairs of lead gloves, 4 lead Aprons, and 2 Thyroid collar
•  Strict asepsis is maintained using autoclave, sterilizer, cold sterilization ( korsolex, Bacillol, Sterillium) and personal barrier techniques.

Departmental library:

  • •  A separate department library with latest books, and color atlas is available for chairside reference.
  • •  Department library contains various books about oral and maxillofacial medicine, Radiology, dental considerations of medically compromised patients, temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain.
  • •  Total number of books along with complementary copies available in the department is 63 books (library books 42 nos and complementary books 21 nos)