Oral Medicine & Radiology

Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology


Oral Medicine is a speciality of dentistry that focuses on the diagnosis and medical management of complex diagnostic and medical disorders affecting the mouth and jaw. It lies at the interface between medicine & dentistry. An Oral Medicine specialist is a “Physician of the mouth”. The speciality manages oral mucosal diseases, salivary gland diseases. Oral cancer screening, tobacco cessation initiatives and management of disease using intralesional injections are some aspects of the professional training programme. Oral Radiology is an integral part of Oral Medicine.


The Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology is well equipped with dedicated & professionally oriented faculties with rich experiences in the field. The most advanced state of art facilities are available in the department for a rich professional experience. The rich OPD of varied clinical cases provide excellent clinical material for the students. Students get a first-hand knowledge on managing various complex conditions. TENS therapy, laser therapy, electrocautery, RVG, digital IOPA, digital OPG & lateral cephalometry aid in diagnosis & treatment planning.
The radiology department work in unison with other specialities Faculties and students of various other departments discuss and share knowledge with CBCT imaging and other advanced digital imaging modalities. Expert opinion is provided on CBCT images of patients for the benefit of treatment planning & patient management.
The i-CAT 17-19 CBCT machine is a boon in disguise to enrich the professional skills. This is the most advanced and expensive CBCT machine available to date in the field. The students gain a multidisciplinary approach hand and exercise their expertise in handling pathologically involved cases, identifying endodontic canals, periodontal research, aiding in implant planning, airway space analysis, orthodontic research studies etc.
The students get a confluence professionalism, technique and ethics under one roof and develop an Humanitarian and service oriented outlook.
Academics are well planned and a strong backbone of knowledge with wonderfully stocked collection of books, journals, study material, e books, e journals, previously done research work and publications in the library add to the glamour of the department.
The students get a memorable experience through celebration of landmark days like National Oral Medicine Day, National Radiology Day, etc. Students get an insight and develop a humanistic outlook towards the needy patients. They developed an attitude of not compromising with anything less than excellence.
The department thrives to move forward together to quench the thirst for knowledge and come up with solutions to oral health issues through evidence based approach, continuous research and persistent innovation.


Under Graduate Training(UG) programme involves chairside demonstrations, discussions, video and classroom teaching with advanced teaching aids, periodic assessments and constant self-improvement.


Postgraduate (PG) curriculum is well structured. Research scholars enrich knowledge with in General Medicine, General Surgery, Dermatology, ENT, Radiology unit of prestigious Hospitals. They present research papers in National & International Speciality Conference, Departmental seminars, journal club presentations, case discussions, interdepartmental seminars, clinicopathological meet etc. The department has won many laurels at National level in consistence with hard work & perseverance of faculties, managements & students.


Dr Archana Sudheer (Professor & Head Of Department)

The department is headed by Dr Archana Sudheer. She completed her BDS from the Prestigious Government Dental College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 2000. She received her MDS Degree from the same Institute in 2006. She has been associated with the Buddha Institute Of Dental Sciences and Hospital for the past 16 years. She is a pg examiner and guide for the last 10 years. She was awarded for the best scientific paper in XVII National Conference of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology in 2006. She was a Delegate at the Inspectors Training Programme organized by Dental Council Of India at Bhopal in 2015. She has worked as DCI Inspector to various colleges and is editor and reviewer of various national and international indexed journals. The Department hosted the first ever National UG Convention in Oral Medicine and Radiology in the year 2017. She has been in the review committee of Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology. She has chaired scientific sessions in various speciality conferences. Under her guidance department has won many awards. She has publications in National and International Journals. She has a keen interest in Academics and has an interest and vision of a good teacher.

  • Best scientific paper in the XVII National conference of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology

Dr Amit Kumar Singh (Professor)

  • Best poster presentation at OOO Symposium Raipur 2011.
  • Best Research Paper ( Faculty ) award at OOO Symposium Lucknow 2018.
  • Best Research Paper ( Faculty ) award at National Conference of IAOMR at Khammam 2021.
  • Invited as Guest Speaker at International Congress Conference, Dubai 2018.
  • Delivered numerous Guest lectures on many CDE & IDA programmes.

Dr Anjali Kumari (Reader)

  • Best poster in 24th National Conference of IAOMR at Chandigarh in 2012 Best paper in National PG
  • Convention at Vadodara in 2013.
  • Best paper in Bihar state Dental Conference in 2014.
  • Has been external examiner in Undergraduates exams in various Universities.

Dr. Kumar Anand (Reader)

  • Best paper presentation in National PG Convention at Vadodara 2013.
  • Best paper presentation in National Conference of IAOMR, KGMC Lucknow (18th-20th oct,2013)

Dr. Wagisha (Senior Lecturer)

  • First prize for Scientific paper Presentation at 29th IAOMR Conference , I.T.S centre for Dental Studies and Research, Ghaziabad 2017.
  • Second Best Paper (Faculty) Certificate & Silver medal at 31st National I.A.O.M.R Conference Amritsar 2019

Dr. Vasundhara (Senior Lecturer)

  • Best poster presentation in INPAFO 2019, Chandigarh.
  • Best paper presentation in National IAOMR PG Convention, VS Dental college, Bangluru in 2019.

Academic Achievements of the Students:

Dr. Aparajita Tiwari.
Best poster in 31st National IAOMR Conference, Amritsar, Punjab (Nov 2019).
Best paper in 32nd National IAOMR Conference, Khammam, Telangana (Dec 2021).

Dr. Nitesh Kumar Pandey.
Best poster in 31st National IAOMR Conference, Amritsar, Punjab (Nov 2019).

Dr. Amitabh Kumar Sinha.
Best paper in 32nd National IAOMR Conference, Khammam, Telangana (Dec 2021).