To produce a graduate who is competent in performating extraction of teeth under both local and general anaesthesia, prevent and manage related complications, acquire a reasonable knowledge and understanding of the various diseases, injuries, infections occuring in the Oral & Macillofacial region and offer solutions to such to those common conditions and has an exposure into the in- patient management of maxillofacial problems.
- a) Knowledge of Understanding:
At the end of the course and clinical training the graduate to expected to –
- Apply the knowledge gained in the related medical subjects like pathology, microbiology and general medicine in the management of patients with oral surgical
- Diagnose, manage and treat (understand the principles of treatment of) patients with oral surgical problems.
- Gain knowledge of a range of surgical
- Be able to decide the requirement of a patient to have oral surgical specialist opinion or treatment.
- Understand the principles of in-patient
- Underatand the management of major oral surgical procedures and principles involved in patient management.
- Know the ethical issues and have communication
- A graduate should have acquired the skill to examine any patient with an oral surgical problem in an orderly manner, be able to underatand requistion of various clinical and laboratory investigations and is capable of formulating differential
- Should be competent in the extraction of teeth under both local and general
- Should be able to carry out certain minor oral surgical procedures under A Like frenectomy, alvelar procedures & biopsy etc.
- Ability to assess, prevent and manage various complications during and after
- Able to provide primary care and manage medical emergencies in the dental
- Understand the management of major oral surgical problems and principles involve in impatient management.
- Introduction, Definition, scope, aims and
- Diagnosis in oral surgery:
- Principles of infection control and cross-infection control with particular reference to HIV / AIDS and
- Principles of Oral Surgery –
- Asepsis: Definition, meaures to prevent introduction of Infection during
- Preparation of the
- Measures to be taken by
- Sterilisation of instruments – various methods of sterilisation
- Surgery set up.
- Painless Surgery:
- Pre-anaesthetic considerations. Pre-medication: purpose, drugs used
- Anaesthetic considerations –
- a) Local b) Local with IV Sections
- Use of general
- Access :
Intra-oral : Mucoperiosteal flaps, principles, commonly used intra oral incisions. Bone Removal: Methods of bone removal.
Use of Burs: Advantages & precautions.
Bone cutting instruments: Principles of using chisel & osteotome.