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Oral Pathology for BDS: Course Outline

The oral and maxillofacial pathology is concerned with diagnosis and study of the causes and effects of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial region. It is sometimes considered to be a specialty of dentistry and pathology.

Course Outline


  • Developmental disturbances of teeth
  • Pre malignant
  • Benign and malignant lesions
  • Salivary gland tumors and diseases
  • Odontogenic & non–odontogenic tumours
  • Tooth wear
  • Caries
  • Diseases of pulp and periapical tissues
  • Spread of infections
  • Wound healing
  • Diseases of bones and joints
  • Cysts of jaws and oral cavity
  • Immunology

Practical in Oral Pathology to include

  • Study of histopathological slides
  • Study of radiographs
  • Histochemical techniques

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