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NAME: Dr. Mangala Rakaraddi (Meti)
POSITION: PROFESSOR AND HEAD
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NAME: Dr. VEENA S NARAYANAN
POSITION: READER
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NAME: Dr. KRUPASHANKAR R
POSITION: READER
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NAME: Dr. KAVITHA AP
POSITION: Sr. LECTURER
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DEPARTMENT PROFILE:

The department of Oral Medicine & Radiology of the Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences performs clinical diagnosis and radiodiagnosis of various diseases of the Oral and Paraoral structures. This department attends to an average of over 250 patients daily.

Our Vision:
 is to train the postgraduate students in the field of Oral Medicine and Radiology so as to ensure a high level of competence in both general and special area of interest in the specialty and prepare him/her for a career in specialty practice, research and teaching.
In addition to acquiring diagnostic, research, clinical and didactic skills, emphasis is laid on patient management skills and applying high ethical standards.

Facilities available in the Oral Medicine division:

  1. AERBV approved Radiology Unit
  2. Performing clinical examination of the oral and paraoral structures
  3. Diagnosis  of the lesions involving maxillofacial complex
  4. Identifying oral manifestations of systemic diseases
  5. Detection of oral potentially malignant disorders
  6. Management of medically compromised patients through a multidisciplinary approach
  7. Treatment of oral mucosal lesions
  8. Management of Orofacial Pain
  9. Management of TMDs

Facilities available in the Oral Radiology division

  1. Digital intraoral radiography unit (RVG with CCD) for bitewings, IOPA, Occlusal radiographs
  2. Conventional intraoral radiography unit for bitewings, IOPA, Occlusal radiographs, lateral oblique views, lateral nasal radiographs
  3. Extra-oral digital radiography unit for orthopantomography, cephalometric radiography, TMJ views and skull views
  4. Digital laser printer for extra-oral radiographs
  5. Medical radiography unit for conventional  skull views, chest radiographs, lumbar, cervical spine and pelvic radiographs
  6. Sutomatic intraoral radiograph processor
  7. Well equipped dark room for processing of conventional radiographs

In addition to the above facilities, the department has facilities for sialography, sialometry procedures. The department also has a medical practitioner for consultations for medically compromised patients. The department also houses comprehensive collection of posters and charts.
Ongoing Research Projects:

  1. Effect of oral habits, BMI & RDW on fungiform pappilae count& electrogustometric thresholds of smokers & nonsmokers
  2. Serum iron and TIBC in premalignant lesions and conditions
  3. Primary antibiotic susceptibility testing for commonly used antibiotics in odontogenic infections – A clinical study
  4. Effectiveness of low intensity laser treatment for temporomandibular disorder: A double blind, randomized, and placebo- controlled trial.
  5. 5% Amelxanox oral paste and low intensity laser therapy for the management of recurrent minor apthous ulcer: A comparative study

Floor area: (in Sq. Ft.)

Total:

6196

Patient waiting lobby

1008

Reception area

238

Professors room

121

Reader & Lecturers room

156

Post graduate room

144

Post graduate clinic

1800

Under graduate clinic

966

Store room

200

Seminar room

360

Sterilization area

143

Medical room

135

Digital radiology room

221

Extraoral radiology room

136

Intraoral radiology room

264

Dark room

88

 

PATIENT INFLOW

LIBRARY FACILITIES

Books

No. of Titles

No. of Books

Central Library(Pertaining to Specialty)

112

273

Department Library

34

34

           
Journals with back volume
           

SL NO NAME OF THE JOURNAL No. of years

1.

Oral Surgery, Pathology, Radiology, Endodontics

10

2.

Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology

07

3.

Archives of Oral Biology

07

4.

Oral Oncology

07

5.

Jr. of Oral Pathology & Medicine

12

6.

Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine & Radiology

08

7.

Cries Research

10

8.

Journal of Dental Research (JDR)

07

9.

Journal of American Dental Association (JADA)

07

10.

Quintessence International

07

11.

DCNA

11

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

Total no. of publications: 28 publications: International: 09 National: 19

Prizes:                                                           
Dr. Kavitha A.P won the 1st prize for Poster at National IAOMR Conference in 2009 at Indore
Dr. Kavitha A.P won the 1st prize for quiz at National PG IAOMR Convention in 2011 at Belgaum
Dr. Abhinetra M.S secured 1st rank (won gold medal) in MDS Exams conducted by RGUHS in 2010
Dr. Deepu Krishan secured 3rd rank in MDS Exams conducted by RGUHS in 2010
Dr. Rachitha Chengappa.K won  2nd prize for paper presentation at 25th National IAOMR conference 2013 at Lucknow.
Dr. Nima Maria Francis won 1st prize for. Poster at 25th National IAOMR conference 2013

Conferences/ CDE/ Programmes conducted:

  1. Regional Symposium-Oral & Maxillofacial Oncology Management in India: An Integrated Approach by Dr. Chittaranjan Chowdhury conducted on 28th May 2012.

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Current:

  1. Prevalence of TMDs in dental college students
  2. Lateral Cephalometric Analysis of TMD patients:A Case control study
  3. Effects of Curumin on candida : An invitro study
  4. Quality of prescriptions : A survey

Proposed:

  1. The Rate of stimulated salivary flow using various techniques.
  2. Prevalence of systemic diseases in dental OPD patients : A hospital based study
  3. Uses of Telemedicine in Dentistry

INFRASTRUCTURE

Dental Chairs:                        17
Key equipments:                    DC Intraoral Radiography unit (RVG with CCD)
                                               TENS Unit
                                               Digital Laser Radiography Printer
                                               Digital Extraoral Radiography Unit
                                               Medical Radiography unit 

FACULTY PROFILE

Dr. Mangala Rakarddi (METI)
Dr. Mangala Rakaraddi completed her BDS in 1991 from Marathwada University and MDS (Oral Medicine and Radiology) in 2001 from RGUHS university.

Currently she is working as the Head of the Department and Postgraduate guide in CIDS Virajpet.
She has the following publications under her same


DR. VEENA S. NARAYANAN (READER)
Dr. Veena S. Narayanan completed her BDS in 1999 from Mysore University and MDS from RGUHS University in 2005.
Currently she is working as Reader and Post Graduate Guide in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, CIDS, Virajpet.
She has the following publications under her name:

  1. Steven Johnson Syndrome due to i.v ceftriaxone-A case report IJDR Oct-Dec 2003
  2.  Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumor of the mandible- A case report.JIAOMR Jan-Mar 2005.
  3. Pyle’s disease: an incidental finding in a routine dental patient DMFR 35, 50-54 (2006)
  4. Sporotrichosis of maxillary sinus WJD Jul-Sept 2011.
  5. Osteoporosis- Dental Implications JIAOMR Jul-Sept 2011.
  6. Oral malignancy an uncommon presentation with sinus tract opening – A case report. California dental journal, vol 38 nov 2010 : 814-17
  7. Adenomatoid Odontogenic tumor of the mandible with unusual radiographic features: A case report ,Imaging Science in dentistry;2013:43:111-5

 


DR. R. KRUPA SHANKAR (READER)
Dr. R. Krupa Shankar completed his BDS from Kuvempu University in 2001 and MDS in 2009 from RGUHS University.
He is currently working as a Reader in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology of CIDS, Virajpet.
He has the following publications under his name:

  1. Rare diagnosis is rarely correct. Coorg dental times, issue 1, jan2010; 7-9.
  2. Scope of oral medicine in general practice. Coorg dental times, issue 1, jan2012; 5-6.
  3. Metastatic thyroid carcinoma of mandible DENTAL FOLLICLE vol VI, no.IV, Aug 2011.
  4. Microbial Mechanisms in Endodontic Flare Ups, Journal of Multidisciplinary Dental Research; Jan-Mar 2012: Vol (1): ISSUE 1.
  5. Extra alveolar storage media for avulsed teeth.[Review]. Hong Kong Dent J 2012; 9:84-90.

 


DR. KAVITHA A.P (SENIOR LECTURER)
Dr. Kavitha A.P completed her BDS from RGUHS University in 2003 and MDS in 2012 from RGUHS.
She is currently working as a Senior lecturer in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology of CIDS, Virajpet.
She has the following publication under her name:

Lymphoepithelial cyst of the submental region.: A case report and Review of literarture. RGUHS J
    • Journal of Dental Sciences 2012, 4(2):94-98.

     


 

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