Oral Medicine and Radiology

The department of Oral Medicine & Radiology is the first department where the patient visits in any dental institution. Based on history & radiographic examination, Patients are diagnosed, referred & are even treated with non surgical line of treatment for various orofacial disorders.
Milestones of Department
- Inception of Department – 1985
- Inception of UG teaching – 1988
- Inception of PG teaching – 1993
- Dental Hygienist teaching Program - 1997
- Inception of PG teaching – 1998

The department has U. G. & P. G. section along with a separate radiology section & seminar hall with well equipped latest teaching facilities which facilitates basic and advanced training research activities in the field of Oral Medicine and allied sciences.
The department has qualified and experienced teachers who strive to bestow quality teaching. The department has a rich collection of teaching materials in form of books, journals, library dissertation, dissertations, and seminars in CDs & print form. The valuable collection of special cases and radiographs adds to knowledge of students and to the existing number of patients reporting to OPD. Internet facility can be availed in the department by PG’s & staff.
PGs are trained in not only in the dental college but also in the medical hospital for the allied medical subjects & are even posted in cancer institute for diagnostic & therapeutic radiology.
The staff & students participate regularly with all enthusiasm in CDE’s and conferences at International, National, State & Local level
The staff & PG’s are regularly involved in various research projects. Indeed the department is highly proud to say of its vibrant achievements (curricular / extracurricular), publications (International national, state and local) and presentations. The efficient working of the department is very well reflected in annual UG & PG success rates. The support and dedicated work of support staff further fosters the smooth functioning of the department.

Aims and Objectives of the Department

To train the dental graduates of this institution, to acquire adequate knowledge, necessary skills and attitudes required for carrying out all the activities appropriate to diagnosis, investigations and treatment plan.

Knowledge – To attain
Theoretical, clinical and practical knowledge of all mucosal lesions, diagnostic procedures pertaining to them and latest information of imaging modules


Contact Us

KLE Viswanath Katti Institute of Dental Sciences

Address:JNMC Campus, Nehru Nagar
-Karnataka, India
Telephone: +0831- 2470362, 2473777 (Extn-4101)
FAX: + 0831- 2470640
E-mail: principal@kledental-bgm.edu.in