Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore

  • India

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The department deals with the characteristics, causes, process and effects of diseases of the oral cavity and the associated structures. It attempts an understanding of oral disease to aid in the diagnosis and appropriate management of the same. The subject also encompasses a learning of the sub-specialties that include Oral Histology, Oral Embryology, Oral Physiology, Oral Microbiology and Forensic Odontology.  

The aim is to develop and maintain standards of excellence in teaching, histopathological interpretation, diagnosis, and research. Besides the regular equipment required for the successful running of the services provided, the department also has a Fluorescence Microscope that is utilized in research in fields of Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry.   

Besides the primary aim of being an effective teaching department, we also engage in research with the current focus being in the areas of oral cancer, pre-cancer, oral microbiology, especially HIV and the immune status related to such conditions. 

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Tooth Medicine & Life Sciences
Mouth Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Staining and Labeling Medicine & Life Sciences
Oral Submucous Fibrosis Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasm Metastasis Medicine & Life Sciences
Tumors Chemical Compounds

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Research Output 2002 2019

  • 405 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 90 Article
  • 8 Letter
  • 7 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
1 Citation (Scopus)
Overlay Denture
Finite Element Analysis
Glass Ionomer Cements
Potassium Iodide
carbopol 940
rhodamine B
Streptococcus mutans

Valoración y comparación de los cambios nucleares observados en gingivitis y periodontitis, mediante microscopio fluorescente

Translated title of the contribution: Assessment and comparison of nuclear changes seen in gingivitis and periodontitis using fluorescent microscopySawhney, T., Manaktala, N., Pralhad, S. & Natarajan, S., 01-01-2019, In : Revista Espanola de Patologia.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Periodontitis
Nuclear Microscopy