Dentistry is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues, particularly in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) area.
The field of dentistry or dental medicine is not limited to teeth but includes other aspects of the craniofacial complex including the temporomandibular and other supporting structures.
To strive for Excellence , Integrity, Cooperation, Courtesy, Continuous Improvement, Collaboration and teamwork with Commitment to quality, Commitment to mission
The following Aims and Objectives help the department of Dentistry achieve its vision and mission, provide for research and for the advancement of and dissemination of knowledge.
To undertake extra mural studies, extension programs and field outreach activities to contribute to the development of Society.
To do all such other acts and things as may be necessary or desirable to further the objectives of the institute.