Welcome to Oral Pathology

The Department of Oral Pathology embarked in 1996, headed by Dr. K. RAJKUMAR, B.Sc., M.D.S., abides by its university motto, Learn, Leap and Lead. For undergraduates, in their first year, the subjects taught are Oral Histology and Tooth Morphology imparting the basic microscopic architecture and understanding of the normal features of the oral and para oral structures, while the latter enables the students to appreciate the anatomy of each tooth.

The practical training requires each student in maintenance of a record, ground section preparation of a tooth and also carving of individual tooth. After attaining an understanding of the normal anatomy and physiology, in the third year, the students are then taught the various pathological states and diseases of the oral cavity and also how the oral cavity is affected in medical diseases. The Post Graduate programme comprises training of three years of Oral Pathology and Microbiology and has extended to even include…

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