An Overview of Oral Medicine and Radiology

  • Tarun Vyas Assistant professor, Departmentof Oral Medicine and Radiology, R. R. Dental College and Hospital, Udaipur, India.
Keywords: Oral Medicine, Oral radiology, Dentistry.


Although oral medicine and radiology are speciality in many parts of the world it however 33 countries and 22 have post-graduate in oral medicine and radiology as speciality. Oral medicine is the speciality concerned with ‘dental’ and medical-related disorders of the oral and the facial region, including orofacial manifestations of systemic diseases. The latter include gastrointestinal, dermatological, rheumatological and haematological diseases, autoimmune and immunodeficiency disorders, and the manifestations of neurological or psychiatric disease. This review discusses the formation and growth of this oral medicine and radiology in India.