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Oral Medicine is the specialty of dentistry that sits at the interface between dentistry and medicine. This specialty focuses on the diagnosis and management of complex diagnostic and medical disorders affecting mouth and jaws. It emphasis the importance of oral manifestations in systemic diseases with an objective of maintaining proper oral health for general public and the dental management of medically compromised patients. Radiology is a specialty, which deals with the maxillofacial imaging using both intraoral and extra-oral techniques.

Undergraduates are trained to diagnose and manage the routine diseases and lesions affecting the oral and perioral region, while postgraduates with advanced training in this discipline manage oral mucosal diseases, salivary gland disorders, orofacial pain, TMJ disorders and oral manifestations of systemic diseases as well as treatment of medically compromised patients.

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Dr. Jayaprasad Anekar

Professor & HOD

Dr. Deepika Nappalli


Dr. Uttara Menon


Dr. Chethan B R

Sr. Lecturer

Dr. Jayalaxmi B

Sr. Lecturer

Dr. Shamshad M P

Sr. Lecturer

Dr. Seema M.



  • Fully equipped special clinic with digitalized radiograph
  • Separate postgraduate and undergraduate clinics
  • Radiographic section for intraoral and extraoral radiographs
  • Digital panoramic radiography unit
  • Orofacial pain and TMJ clinic
  • Computerized patient record and waiting area
  • General examination room
  • Seminar room with latest projector
  • Department library and computer room with internet facilities
  • Sterilization room.

CBCT machine will be available for the service in KVG dental college from October 2022


The department provides OPD services with an average patient inflow of more than 250 per day and has been successfully providing clinical services to people of Sullia and surrounding areas.

Along with precise diagnosis and treatment planning, mucocutaneous diseases and chronic ulcerative lesions are treated with latest treatment protocol in the department. Potentially malignant disorders are detected early to prevent progression into malignant conditions.

Diagnosis and treatment of Temperomandibular joint disorders are done in the department with conventional medicinal and physical therapy. Also, orofacial pain and neuralgic disorders are managed here with special care.

The radiology department equipped with conventional and latest digital equipment provides the best images of craniofacial complex. Advanced TMJ radiographs, special radiographic techniques for implant placement and salivary gland disorders are the hallmark of the department.

The postgraduate students are also posted in Community Health Centres, various departments of KVG Medical College and Hospital as well as in Regional Cancer Centre, Thalassery for training in respective specialities. The department is also involved in research works, regularly conducts CDE programmes and guest lectures on the topics of current relevance.


Awards / recognitions received at the national and international level by


  • Dr JayaprasadAnekar Attended KIAOMR AGM in R V Dental college on 24/10/2021 and got elected as EC member in the executive committee
  • Dr JayaprasadAnekar chaired the keynote lecture “Non Surgical management of Salivary Gland Tumors” at the 4th Kerala State Triple ‘O’ Conference organized by Azeezia College of Dental Sciences and Research on 25th, 26th & 27th November 2021.
  • Dr JayaprasadAnekar Chaired a scientific session at 32ndIAOMR National Conference 2021, from 3-5th December 2021 at Mamatha dental college, Khammam
  • Dr Jayaprasad Anekar delivered a guest lecture on “potentially malignant disorders” for the Master class in oral medicine and radiology-2019 held on 11th march at Dayanand Sagar college of Dental sciences
  • Dr Jayaprasad Anekar. Dr Boweer‟s award for best article in JIAOMR in 2001.


  • DR JAYALAKSHMI secured VII RANK in MDS RGUHS University Exam in 2017
  • DR ARATHI S. NAIR secured VII RANK in the subject of OMR BDS RGUHS University Exam in 2017
  • Secured Highest Marks in Oral Medicine And Radiology in BDS : Zunaida [2015-2016]
  • Best paper award ,Chennai PG convention in 2014 : Dr Jayalaxmi B [2014 batch]
  • Best paper award: Chennai PG convention in 2014: Dr Krishna [2014 batch]
  • Secured Highest Marks in Oral Medicine And Radiology in BDS : Dr. Manoj [2014-2015]
  • University 3RD Rank : Dr. Manaswitha Tripaty [2013 batch]
  • University 3RD Rank : Dr. Sonal S [2013 batch]
  • 3rd best poster presentation award: Dr Shabil [2011 batch]

Workshop & CDE