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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

The oral and maxillofacial Surgery department at PMS College of dental science and research is an active surgical department running a successful PG program.

The department deals with routine minor oral surgical procedures like surgical extractions, removal of impacted teeth, cyst Enucleation, biopsies, preprosthetic surgeries which are done under local anesthesia . Advanced laser surgeries and implantological procedures are done in our department OT.

The department has a well equipped surgical OT with all the modern facilities. Major surgeries for maxillofacial trauma ranging from maxillary fractures, mandibular fractures to frontal bone reductions and craniofacial injuries are routinely under taken. Cosmetic surgeries like facial profile and gummy smile correction, rhinoplasties, secondary cleft correction and various kinds of reconstructive surgeries are also being performed.

Congenital disorders causing craniofacial abnormalities leading to disfigurement have been treated successfully by our team. A good number of maxillofacial pathologies ranging from small tumors to major oncological cases are routinely operated upon. TMJ joint pathologies, internal derangements, ankylosis have all been treated successfully at PMS dental college.

The oral and maxillofacial surgery department is also active in the field of academics with a number of publications in national and international journals. Research activities and studies in the field of surgery are being conducted by the staff and students.

Research works in departments
Role of antibiotics is healing of extraction socket – a prospective study
Efficacy of topical local anesthesia before local anesthetic injection.
Chromosomal study of Van derWoude’s Syndrome.