The Department of Oral Health is determined to provide high quality dental and oral health. It operates through three units:Oral Surgery,orthodontic and restorative and pediatric unit.Specialized clinics for each unit run from Monday-Friday.Oral health education is delivered to the patients as they arrive before they are allocated to the respective clinics.There is one admitting ward which is located at seventh floor.
Oral surgery unit deals with cases such as gross carious lesions, impacted teeth or mal-posed teeth, periodontal problems, edentulousness (missing teeth), periodontal and dental abscesses, trauma patients with injuries to the hard and soft tissues, myofacial pain, oral cysts and tumors.
Pediatric and orthodontic unit attends all children aged 0-12 years as well as other patients in need of orthodontic treatment regardless of their age. Conditions treated by this unit include dental caries of different levels (ranging from enamel caries to pulpitis), gum diseases like gingivitis and periodontitis, dental trauma, dental anomalies, discolored teeth, mal-aligned teeth and developmental defects.
Procedures performed are correction of malocclusion with fixed and removable appliance and fabrication of denture and dental crown.
Restorative dentistry unit treats cavitated teeth, periodontal problems (gum problems), mobile teeth, halitosis, missing teeth, discolored teeth, trauma to the hard and soft tissues as well as patients with loose or fractured dentures. The advanced techniques are used in tooth filling and root canal treatment. Services provided include: Simple filling of teeth, Complex filling of teeth (filling with pin), Root canal treatment, Scaling and root planning, Polishing, Teeth whitening, Veneering, Teeth lengthening/shortening, Diastema closure, Partial removable Denture, Fixed dentures (crowns and bridges) and Splinting.