Oral medicine is that area of special competence concerned with the health of the oral and para-oral structures. It deals with the principles of medicine that relate to mouth, as well as research in biological, pathological and clinical spheres.
Oral Medicine includes the diagnosis and medical management of diseases specific to the oro-facial tissues and of oral manifestations of systemic diseases. It also includes the management of behavioral disorders and the oral and dental treatment of medically compromised patients.
- Overall wellbeing of the patient thro’ early detection and effective management of oral and maxillofacial diseases
- Support and Maintain academic excellence through evidence based practice
- Maintain a successful continuing education program
- Promote research and develop graduates who are highly competent ,ethical, socially responsible and culturally sensitive professionals