The Department of Dental Surgery is involved in the Prophylactic Dental Care of all the cancer patients in whom good oral hygiene is of prime importance, prior to cancer treatment, viz surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and bone marrow transplant etc.
The Department also carries out rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients with obturators, guide plane prostheses, tongue prostheses, dental guards etc after ablative surgery. Implant retained maxillofacial prostheses are also fabricated in patients requiring this modality of treatment.
Department deals with precancerous lesions like Leukoplakia, Erythroplakia, Sub Mucous Fibrosis, Lichen Planus with lasers including Excision and Biopsy. Low Level Laser Therapy (LLT) is being used for effective management of Mucositis, Trismus, Xerostomia, Recurrent Apthous Ulcers and related side effects during cancer treatment.
Department also carries out general dental procedures like Dental Implants, Crown and Bridge work, Dental Fillings, Root Canal Treatment, Extractions, Dentures etc.
Department is equipped with an advanced Dental Chair, Digital X-ray system, Intra Oral Cameras and other Auxiliary Equipments.