Services

The Department of Dentistry

Services

The department performs a variety of dental procedures like extractions, restorations, oral prophylaxis, removable prosthesis, maxillofacial prosthesis, removable and fixed orthodontics etc. The entire range of minor dentoalveolar and oral soft tissue surgeries are also being performed. Dental and oral care in the pre and post radiotherapy/chemotherapy phase for patients with oral oncology is provided. Medically compromised patients needing oral surgical procedures are referred to this Department by other institutions/hospitals. The Department helps in fabrication of prosthesis following plastic surgery, neuro-surgical and CTVS procedures. 7 beds are available in the ward for inpatient care. Maxillofacial surgical procedures are performed under general anesthesia on Fridays and alternate Mondays and in Emergency and Trauma OT. Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma and facial space infections are managed almost exclusively by the Department. Maxillofacial reconstructive surgeries, management of maxillofacial pathologies and oral oncology surgeries are also being performed regularly. Equipment such as Maxillofacial trauma and Reconstruction Kit, Electrosurgical and radiofrequency Cautery, Mobile LED Headlights, 3D Printer, Dental Diode laser, Surgical Physiodispenser, Surgical saw system etc are available for patient care services.

PATIENT STATISTICS ( Please put under services)

The patient and procedure statistics for 2018-19 are summarized below.

Patients statistics

1

New Cases

2195

2

Old Cases

15466

Total

17661

Procedure Statistics

1

Extraction

2400

2

Scaling

902

3

Restoration

974

4

Out-Patient Minor Surgery

2004

5

In-Patient Admission

214

6

In-Patient Major Surgery

159

9

Emergency Medical Services calls

1387