Dr. Shalu Rai
BDS, MDS, FICD
PRINCIPAL, PROFESSOR & HEAD
Professor Dr. SHALU RAI, Principal, Head of department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, Modinagar, Ghaziabad, UP. She is a Gold Medalist graduate and post graduate of Govt. Dental College Nagpur and holds 19 years of academic experience in the field of Oral Medicine and Radiology and she is heading the department and having research experience as a postgraduate guide from last 8 years with more than 40 National and International publications to her name and author and reviewer of various National and International books and journals. She has a special interest in advanced maxillofacial imaging techniques, and has conducted many workshops and CDE programmes including an extensive CDE with hands-on session on ‘Holistic Approach to CT Interpretation and Reporting’ in 2010. Her area of interest is maxillofacial imaging having conducted many CBCT guest lectures and Hands On workshops.
She is a life member of IDA and IAOMR and was also an Executive committee member of Indian academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology in 2013. She has been recently inducted as a fellow of International college of Dentist.
She has recently conducted IAOMR National PG convention 2016 held at The Leela palace,New Delhi as an organizing chairperson. She has also conducted a pre conference course on ‘evolving concepts of CBCT hands on work shop as a speaker.
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The primary goals of oral medicine and radiology are Diagnosis and management of diseases of oral mucosa, Medical management of oral manifestations of systemic diseases, Management of behavioral disorders, Oral and dental treatment of medically compromised patients. Keeping this in mind, our Department fosters the development of dental graduates and postgraduates with adequate knowledge, necessary skills & reasonable attitude which are required for carrying out all activities appropriate to general dental practice involving prevention, diagnosis & treatment of all dental & maxillofacial pathologies. In oral and dento-maxillofacial radiology, training in detail about the techniques and interpretation of intraoral and extra-oral radiographs and radiographic diagnosis of the dento-maxillofacial pathoses is provided. The department follows an arduous academic curriculum for both under graduate and post graduate students as per the university and DCI norms. A 300 bedded Medical hospital along with amenities like CT scan is attached to the dental college.
All cases with oro-mucosal lesions are treated with various medical therapeutics. They are sent for comprehensive treatment in various specialties. Sections for Undergraduates and Postgraduates are available separately with specially equipped kavo dental chairs. Department is equipped with a seminar room, clinical diagnostic instruments, an intra oral camera, an autoclave, TENS, ultrasonic massager, electronic pulp testers, LCD, slide & over head projectors, digital cameras and computers with internet and printing facilities. The radiology unit is equipped with digital panoramic machines along with conventional tomography, intra oral radiography units and dark room. The departmental library is equipped with latest editions of oral medicine, radiology & differential diagnosis reference books. Postgraduates of the department, carries out various procedures like biopsy of precancerous lesions and presentation of case reports, journal clubs and seminars on various topics.
The goal of the department is to provide a basic and advanced education in Oral Medicine and Dento-maxillofacial Radiology for an improved understanding of all dental and maxillofacial diseases for appropriate diagnosis, investigation and management of oro-mucosal lesions, chronic orofacial pain states, temporo-mandibular disorders, dento-maxillofacial pathologies, and oral manifestations of systemic diseases.