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
Staining and Labeling Medicine & Life Sciences
Oral Submucous Fibrosis Medicine & Life Sciences
Mouth Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Tongue Medicine & Life Sciences
Tumors Chemical Compounds

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Research Output 2002 2018

  • 416 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 76 Article
  • 8 Letter
  • 8 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Cell Cycle

Diabetes and Periodontitis - Role in Cognitive Impairment

Sharma, S., Uppoor, A. S. & Natarajan, S., 01-01-2018, In : Dental Hypotheses. 9, 1, p. 20-24 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Periodontal Diseases
Cognitive Dysfunction

Evaluation of effectiveness of home remedies for toothbrush decontamination using vinegar and vinegar with common salt

Mavani, V., Mahabala, K. Y., Suman, E., Natarajan, S., Nayak, P. A., Srikrishna, S. B. & Rao, A., 01-01-2018, In : World Journal of Dentistry. 9, 1, p. 19-23 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Traditional Medicine
Acetic Acid
Sodium Chloride

Press / Media

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1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media