The department is involved in training of both II BDS & III BDS students. The teaching over a period of two years is to make a student well versed with not only the normal anatomy and structure of the oral cavity but also with the various pathologies and anomalies encountered in the oral cavity.
This department has separate cells for Histopathology and Clinical Pathology. The histopathology cell has facilities for routine histopathology work as well as specialized staining procedure.
Clinical Pathology cell has facilities for diagnosis of various lesions, biopsy procedures, routine and specialized hematology tests besides basic equipments for histopathology and hematology. The department also has research microscopes and video eyepiece to assist in student teaching
The department also has separate UG and PG sections. A well equipped museum with an extensive collection of specimens helps to give students a broader perspective in both normal anatomy and various pathologies. Besides this, the department has an elaborate collection of slides which encompasses the entire pathologic spectrum.