The department is the root of clinical dentistry. This is the first department where patient visit with their problems and a proper diagnosis is made with complete investigations. It is the only branch of dentistry which is a connecting link between medical science & dental science. In CDC & Hospital the department situated at ground floor with fully furnished waiting area with all the facilities.
The basic course of oral medicine is organized to supply the students with fundamental principles of identification of oral diseases. Physical signs of systemic diseases of dental interest are considered to provide the students with essentials of assessment & management of medically compromised patients.
In this department students are taught basic principles of patient interview, the fundamentals of physical examination,recognition of oral diseases, principles of biomedicine, an interdisciplinary course in conjunction with department with oral pathology.
Department is well equipped with latest and ultramodern instruments like x ray machines, digital x ray machines, intra oral camera, electronic pulp tester, tens machine etc.
The department is headed by Dr Dipti Singh.An oral physician and maxillofacial radiologist with keen interest in diagnosing and treating oral diseases along with interpretation and treatmnet planning in 3D imaging systems.Actively contributing in the department research programs,among which a few have been completed and published.Also involved in various institutional and co-curricular activities.Devoted Academician and research enthusiast.She has presented scientific papers & posters in National and International Journals with high repute.Her clinical interests are the management of oral mucosal disease,oral oncology and orofacial pain.
She has academic experience of 8 years in clinical teaching of both graduate and post graduate levels.She has also served as an Asst.Prof.in Saraswati Dental College for more than an year.She is also chief warden of girls hostel of this college as well as member of ETHICAL and ANTI-RAGGING COMMITTEE.She is committed in achieving academic excellence providing optimal oral health care & high-quality oral treatment along with oral health promotion & care.
Her research interests in the field of oral medicine & radiology are in prevention of oral diseases and oral cancer.She has various 8 national and 10 international publications as well as worked as external examiner in various dental colleges in INDIA in both UG and PG levels.She has also done latest SPSS Software Course Of Statstical Analysis in Jaipuriya institute of management Lucknow.
She is Reviewer for British Medical Journal-Case Reports & International Journal of Dental & Craniofacial Research and also of other Indian Journal related with oral medicine & radiology.
Co-authored a book titled “ORAL CANCER DIAGNOSTIC AIDS” .Book -Bazooka Publications 1st edition 2018.She is a life member of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine & Radioloy & Member of Indian Dental Asociation.
She has guided many post graduated thesis as co-guide with special emphasis on treatment of oral lesions,OSMF,radiological estimation of dental age and related with oral cancer management.he has also delivered many lectures on oral hygiene maintenance during pregnancy and in children ,reasons of pre term low weight baby and short span pregnancy,& stress ,coping nd bruxism and other dental related factors in Indian Air Force pilots in air force station Bakshi ka Talab,nad conducted various dental health camps for children and pregnancy women’s there.
She has judged many sessions and delivered lectures in national & international conferences.During this course she recieved numerous award for academic excellence.
Her main research interests include digital radiography,Cone beam CT and its use in 3D Cephalometry.