Department of Dentistry provides emergency treatment for the out patients and inpatients. Besides that the department trains undergraduate medical students. The department began providing services in 2005.
Undergraduate MBBS students undergo clinical training in Dental OPD in their Vth term. They are posted in the OPD. They are taught the relation between the General health and the Oral health. How important the Oral health is to keep oneself healthy. The theory classes of Dentistry are conducted for the MBBS students in their VIIth term.
Minor dental procedures like tooth extraction, silver fillings and dental scaling are done in the OPD. Usually, the patients who are admitted in the hospital take advantage of the services. Tooth extraction for high risk patients are done under the protection of their treating Physicians. Pre-operative extractions of the loose teeth are done. Oral prophylaxis for the patients undergoing Joint replacement surgery is done. Intra oral dental x-ray facility is provided.