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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    Research Output

    • 481 Citations
    • 13 h-Index
    • 122 Article
    • 9 Review article
    • 8 Letter
    • 1 Comment/debate

    A Prospective Study of the Clinical and Demographic Profile of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients Receiving Antidiabetic Drug Combinations

    Gadgade, A., Kudgi, A. S., Kamath, A., Kamath, P., Adhikari, P., Revappala, N. S., Hadigal, S., Natarajan, S., Shenoy, N. & Chowta, M. N., 01-01-2020, In : Current Diabetes Reviews. 16, 5, p. 503-508 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Assessing the behavior management problems during the first dental visit of preschool children using a doll placement test

    Suresh, A., Karuna, Y., Natarajan, S., Maimoona, T., Shenoy, S., Nayak, A., Rao, A. & Shrikrishna, S., 01-01-2020, In : Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry. 38, 1, p. 41-47 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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