Overview

ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY IS A BRANCH OF DENTISTRY WHICH NOT ONLY DEALS WITH THE REGULAR TEETH RELATED PROBLEMS BUT ALSO MUCH CRITICAL PATHOLOGY OF THE JAWS AND FACIAL REGION.IT IS CONSIDERED AS AN ADVANCED SPECIALTY IN DENTISTRY WITH RIGOROUS TRAINING AND HAS A REGULAR INTERACTION WITH MEDICAL SPECIALTIES LIKE NEUROSURGERY, GENERAL MEDICINE, ORTHOPEDICS, ONCOLOGY, PLASTIC SURGERY ETC, AND AS INTERKLINK WITH MEDICINE.

THE DEPARTMENT OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY AT ANIL NEERUKONDA INSTITUTE OF DENTAL SCIENCES WAS STARTED IN THE YEAR 2013.THE DEPARTMENT WAS FORMED AND DEVELOPED WITH A PATIENT CENTRIC PHILOSOPHY, KEEPING IN VIEW THE NON AVAILABILITY OF PROPER CARE FOR MAXILLOFACIAL PROBLEMS OF THE RURAL POPULATION IN THIS PART OF THE STATE.

DEPARTMENT OF OMFS DEALS WITH THE FOLLOWING. • DIAGNOSIS AND TREATING DISEASES OF THE TEETH AND THEIR SUPPORTING SOFT AND HARD TISSUES. • SURGICAL RECONSTRUCTION OF DEFICIENT BONE STRUCTURE IN THE JAWS-TUMOR RECONSTRUCTION • MANAGE HEAD AND NECK TRAUMA AND INJURIES TO THE FACE, JAWS, MOUTH AND TEETH. • DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF FACIAL PAIN IN ASSOCIATION WITH DEPARTMENT OF ANESTHESIA • DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF ORAL CANCER AND OTHER DISEASES IN THE MAXILLOFACIAL REGION. • SURGICAL CORRECTIVE ORTHOGNATHIC JAW SURGERY TO IMPROVE THE FUNCTION AND APPEARANCE (PROGNATHIC JAWS, CLEFT LIP AND PALATE AND OTHER CONGENITAL DEFECTS). • TRAETMENT OF INFECTIONS,CYSTS AND TUMOURS OF HEAD AND NECK • DIAGNOSIS AND SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF TEMPOROMANIDIBULAR JOINT DISORDERS (ANKYLOSIS, SUBLUXATION ETC)

THERE IS A SEPARATE ISOLATION WARD FOR INFECTION CASES. ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND VENTILATORS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE OPERATION THEATRES AND ICU TO HANDLE CRITICAL CASES.

THE DEPARTMENT HAS SOME OF THE BEST OUTPATIENT AND INPATIENT TREATMENT FACILITIES IN THE ENTIRE STATE OF AP, WITH A SPECIAL EMPHASIS FOR PATIENT CARE AND SATISFACTION IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE MEDICAL FRATERNITY.MINOR SURGICAL PROCEDURES ARE PERFORMED ON A DAY TO DAY BASIS, MOST OF THEM COMPRISING OF WISDOM TEETH REMOVAL, PREPROSTHETIC SURGERY AND OTHER MINOR PROCEDURES.THE MAJOR PORTION OF WORK DONE AT THE MAXILLOFACIAL CENTRE INVOLVES ATTENDING TO TRAUMA ON REGULAR BASIS A GOOD NUMBER OF TMJ ANKYLOSIS HAS BEEN TREATED AT OUR UNIT SINCE 2013. IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ORTHODONTICS, VARIOUS ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY CASES ARE BEING PERFORMED WITH A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH.

THE DEPARTMENT IS WORKING TOWARDS A CLEFT LIP AND PALATE UNIT FOR THE BENEFIT OF PATIENTS. A REASONABLE NUMBER OF PRIMARY CLEFT LIP AND PALATE CASES ARE OPERATED AT REGULAR INTERVALS.

THE DEPARTMENT HAS A FULLY EQUIPPED IMPLANTOLOGY CENTRE TO CATER FOR PATIENT NEEDS. MOST PATIENTS HAVE BENEFITTED BY THE WIDE RANGE OF TREATMENT OPTIONS FROM SIMPLE REHABILITATION TO ADVANCED IMPLANTOLOGY PROCEDURES LIKE SINUS GRAFTING OR RIDGE AUGMENTATION AND FULL MOUTHREHABILITATION, CORTICAL IMPLANTS.

THE DEPARTMENT WORKS ON A NONPROFIT MAKING BASIS CATERING TO THE POOR AND NEEDY PATIENTS WITH OUR PATIENT CENTRIC PHILOSOPHY. THE DEPARTMENT IS SUPPORTED BY A “CHAIRMAN’S GRANT”, TO TREAT SOCIOECONOMICALLY DESERVING PATIENTS.

THIS DEPARTMENT TRAINS YOUNG UG STUDENTS IN ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY AND RUNS A 3YR MDS PROGRAM IN OMFS.

THIS DEPARTMENT HAS HOSTED SOME OF THE RENOWNED SURGEONS AND ACADEMICIANS DURING VARIOUS CONTINUING DENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMMES HELD AT THE COLLEGE. FACULTY AND PG STUDENTS OF THIS DEPARTMENT SUPPORTED BY QUALIFIED ANCILLARY STAFF WORK AS A TEAM WITH A PATIENT CENTERED APPROACH MOTTO DELIVERING THE BEST AVAILABLE TREATMENT TO OUR PATIENTS.

Highlights of the Department

1. ESTABLISHMENT OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY WING IN ANIL NEERUKONDA HOSPITAL WITH 20 BEDS FROM FEB 13TH 2020.
2. STARTED CASE STUDIES WITH INTER DEPARTMENT OF OPTHALMALOGY.
3. REGULAR POSTINGS FOR POSTGRADUATES IN VARIOUS MEDICAL SPECIALITIES.
4. WORKING IN ASSOCIATION WITH DEPARTMENT OF ENT FOR RHINOPLASTIES AND ENDOSCOPIC SURGERIES.
5. MEMBER OF TUMOUR BOARD AT ANIL NEERUKONDA HOSPITAL.
6. INTER DISCIPLINARY MEMBER OF TRAUMATOLOGY DEPARTMENT
7. FULLLY EQUIPPED IMPLANTOLOGY DEPARTMENT WITH BASIC AND ADVANCED IMPLANT SURGICAL PROCEDURES LIKE SINUS LIFT, ZYGOMATIC AND CORTICAL IMPLANTS.

EQUIPMENTS

1. Fully equipped electronic Dental Chairs - 33
2. Front loading Autoclave
3. Fumigators
4. Oscillating saw, Reciprocating, Saggital saw with module
5. General surgery kit
6. tracheotomy kit
7. Minor oral surgery kit
8. Osteotomy kit
9. Cleft surgery kit
10. Bone grafting kit
11. Emergency kit
12. Trauma set including bone plating kit
13. Implantology kit with implants
14. Distraction osteogenesis kit
15. Piezo surgical unit
16. Surgical Magnifying loops 3x
17. Dermatomes
18. Needle destroyer
19. Ultrasonic Cleaner capacity 3.5 lts
20. Formalin chamber
21. Pulse oxymeter/NIBP
22. Ventilator
23. Major operation theatre with all facilities as per MCI guidelines
24. Recovery and Intensive Care Unit with all necessary life support equipments
25. Fiber optic light
26. In-patient beds - 20
27. Fiber optic laryngoscope

List of Faculty
Faculty Name Designation
Dr M. RAVISEKHAR PROFESSOR & H.O.D
DR. VENKATA RAMANA MURTHY .VASUPILLI associate Professor
DR CH BALAKRISHNA MANOHAR Associate Professor
Dr. Naga Malleswara Rao.I Associate Professor
Dr. Suvvada Bharathi Assistant Professor
Dr. P. V. LakshmiPrasanna Assistant Professor
Dr.Suvvari Ramakrishna Assistant Professor
DR.SAI SANTOSH, MDS, FCMFT Assistant Professor