Oral Pathology & MicroBiology

Department Overview

Oral Pathology and Microbiology, a specialized branch of dentistry is a confluence of basic sciences and clinical dentistry that investigates the cause, nature, process and effects of the various diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial region. Since its inception in the year 2000, the department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology at YMT Dental College & Hospital is involved in undergraduate training of Oral Anatomy, Oral Histology and Oral Embryology for I BDS students and Oral Pathology and Microbiology for II and III BDS students. Admission to the post graduate course commenced in the year 2007 and since then the department has made tremendous progress in terms of academics and infrastructure. The department is actively engaged in histopathological diagnosis of biopsy tissue specimens received from various clinical sources. It is equipped with state of the art facilities that include advanced diagnostic equipments like immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, polarizing microscopy and image analysis used for diagnostic and research purposes. In addition, various research activities, continuing dental education programs and scientific publications in reputed national and international journals are undertaken regularly.