Dr. Vineeta Gupta
BDS, MDS (Oral Pathology)
PROFESSOR & HEAD
Prof(Dr). VINEETA GUPTA, Head of department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology, Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, Modinagar, Ghaziabad, UP. She is a graduate and post graduate from Manipal Institute Of Dental Sciences, Manipal and holds 14 plus years of academic experience in the field of Oral Pathology & Microbiology. She is an examiner for BDS and MDS to various universities as well as involved in paper setting for a number of national universities. She has been a guide to postgraduate students in the department and has also co-guided research work in association with other dental specialities. She is a reviewer of various journals and has attended various national and international conferences pertaining to her field of specialization wherein she has chaired many scientific sessions. She has various paper and poster presentations to her credit,and also has numerous publications in national and international journals. She is a life member of IDA and IAOMP and IAFO. She has been recently inducted as a fellow of the Indian Board Of Forensic Odontology.
The department is primarily involved in academics and research. First year students are taught Dental Anatomy & Histology where they learn how to carve the basic morphology of the teeth. Second and Third year students are taught Oral Pathology where they are taught how to diagnose various oral diseases and lesions. Three post-graduate students join the department every year. Till date 9 Post graduate students have graduated from the department and are working in various colleges across the country and abroad. The department regularly receives biopsy specimens from other departments in the college and from various private dentists around the college. These specimens are processed in a highly specialized laboratory. Latest microscopes are available for both regular work, research and post graduate thesis work. A Pentahead microscope which can be used by 5 people simultaneously is a star attraction of the department.