Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is the surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases of the jaws and face. The department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery acts as a bridge between medicine and dentistry. Our department in AMC Dental College and Hospital hosts well trained and competent full-time professionals capable of rendering a wide array of surgical treatments ranging from simple dental extractions to treatment of facial trauma, tumors and abnormalities of jaws and face, oral cancer as well as flexible enough to cater to the needs of rising cases of mucormycosis. Along with this, the department trains students at UG and PG levels in surgical procedures and enables them to gain necessary knowledge and skills. The centre not only has attracted patients from all over the country, but also eminent surgeons of repute from different parts of the country to perform surgeries and conduct teaching sessions.
Core competencies of the Department
The department boasts of state of the art facilities and aims to provide high quality evidence based treatment for the patients with maximum efficiency and cost-effectiveness that has not only created an impact on the population of Ahmedabad City but also of the surrounding rural and urban areas.
Operation Theatres – Oral Surgery Department is equipped with an operation theatre which is one of the best of its kind. A separate well-equipped operation theatre, utilized for minor surgical procedures is located in the OPD complex of the centre
Intensive Care Unit – A well-equipped intensive care unit is available for postoperative monitoring and management of critically ill patients.
Wards – The department boasts of separate wards males for males and females where patients who are admitted are cared for. The Department has been designed to provide patients with a pleasant ambience for quick recovery. High quality patient care is provided by dedicated and well-qualified nursing staff.