Oral Medicine and Radiology is the specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and medical management of complex diagnostic and medical disorders affecting the mouth and jaws and the Radiology part of the subject equips the budding dentists in the field of diagnosis using conventional and advanced imaging methods. It is the first department where the patient is received. Their elaborate history is studied thorough examination and investigations that aid in arriving at a proper diagnosis.
The Department of Radiology goes hand in hand with Oral Medicine providing well-equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including Radiovisiography (RVG), Dental X-ray units and Digital Panoramic imaging machine. Facilities for Orthopantamogram, Lateral Cephalographs, Intra Oral Periapical radiograph and Occlusal Radiograph are available for the patient.
Technically well qualified Radiographer ensures that high quality radiographs are made with the least exposure possible.
Dr. V.Saranya of 2012 batch received the university Gold medal.
Total number of Publication: 52
The Department's Doctors, Clinical Assistants, CRRI, Radiographer and Students are trained for Patient-Friendly hospital environment. The Patients are received with warmth and listened of their history with patience and empathetic attitude.
At the Department of Oral Medicine and radiology, we believe in creating Learner Center Environment for our students where we focus on active learning, cooperative learning and Inductive learning. The interactive lecturers empower the undergraduates with the necessary knowledge background for oral diseases, oral radiology, oral oncology, therapeutics and nutritional supplement, and advanced dental care for patients with systemic illness. Chair-side discussion is a routine practice to inculcate clinical knowledge, communication skill, and professional ethics. Group discussions are conducted for case discussion, to impart critical analysis and problem-solving abilities. Problem Solving Teaching Techniques are used where students are given Disease Scenarios and asked to submit a detailed case reports on cause and effects and treatment process and recovery process of the case.
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Dr. G.S. Asokan M.D.S., Professor and Head of the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, completed his undergraduation in 2001 from Vinayaka Missions Sankarachariyar Dental College and Post graduation in 2007 from Saveetha Dental College and Hospital. Currently in his 14th year of Teaching Profession, Dr. Asokan whole heartedly believes in Learner Centered Teaching that he bring in active ways of teaching techniques in his classes enabling students for deeper learning. Beyond just classroom teaching, Dr. Asokan also mentors students on their personal growth and ethics as a wholesome Human and becoming Noble Doctors. He guides and motivates students to pursue Research and Post graduation and encourages them to participate in workshops, conferences, Hands on trainings to equip themselves to face the fast growing world. Dr. Asokan has published 34 National, International and Pubmed Indexed journals. He has attended and presented many papers in various national and international conferences.
Dr. Balaji N M.D.S., Reader, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, finished his under graduation from Meenakshi Ammal Dental College in 2001and Post graduation in 2011 from Tamil Nadu Government Dental College and Hospital. He has attended various national and international conferences and presented papers. He has around 24 National and Pubmed Indexed journal publications to his credit. He has 9 years and 8 months experience of teaching undergraduates and has obtained Dr.J.A.S.Masilamani Government award for academic proficiency in General Medicine from Hon’ble Governor of Tamilnadu in the year 2002.
Dr. Parvathi S M.D.S., finished her undergraduation from Sri Venkateshwara Dental College and Hospital in the year 2013 and post graduation in Oral Medicine and Radiology from Rajah Muthiah Dental College, Annamalai University in the year 2017. She secured university first rank in Master of Dental surgery. She has attended various national conferences and has presented papers. She is currently working as a senior lecturer in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Tagore Dental College and Hospital.
Dr.N.Narmatha completed her under graduation in TAGORE DENTAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL in 2016 and pursued post graduation in RAGAS DENTAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL in 2020. She has attended several national conferences and conventions. She has acted as a resource person in National webinar, 2021. She has published 8 National, International, Pubmed and Scopus indexed journals. She is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Oral medicine and Radiology, Tagore Dental College and Hospital, Chennai.
Dr. Bharathi E B.D.S. finished her under graduation from Tamil Nadu Government Dental College and Hospital in 2008 and currently working as lecturer in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Tagore Dental College and Hospital.
Dr. Lavanya S B.D.S., finished her under graduation from Rajah Muthiah Dental College, Annamalai University in the year 2013. She is currently working as lecturer in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Tagore Dental College and Hospital.
Dr Sindhu Poovannan graduated B.D.S from Tagore Dental College and Hospital, Chennai in 2017. She completed M.D.S in Oral Medicine and Radiology from Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Chennai in 2021. She has attended national conferences and has presented papers. Inclined towards competent Research works, Evidence based medicine practice for enhanced patient care and Teaching. Holds publications in indexed peer-reviewed journals. Research includes study on QR Code denture labelling for forensic identification and CBCT study on mandibular lingual foramen and canal.