The Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Career Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Lucknow, is a Post Graduate training Department with an annual intake capacity of 5 Post Graduate Student, thus making the strength of post graduate students of the department, at any time, 15. Besides, the department also trains under graduate dental students and Post Graduate Students of other departments that are posted here for varying periods of time.

Besides routine exodontia under local anesthesia, impacted teeth and minor oral surgery including apicoectomies, alveoloplasties, dental implant placements, grafting in bony defects, small cysts and tumors, biopsies, intermaxillary fixation, Sinus Lift Procedures, Oro-Antral communication closures and suturing of external wounds in the oro-Facial Region are carried out in the departmental clinics.

The departmental clinics are of 2 types : Post Graduate & Under Graduate besides a minor OT and Septic OT where specific procedures are carried out by the staff and post graduate students.

Besides surgery under local anaesthesia, the department also caters to the patients needing General Anaesthetic for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Two operation theatres of the attached medical college hospital have been made available to specifically cater these patients. They are admitted to the attached medical college hospital, on beds earmarked for our department. Post surgical care is provided by the post graduate students, under guidance of the staff, in pursuance of their training.
We cater to patients needing general anesthesia for Pre Cancer and cancer, Tumors, Trauma, Severe Space infections, Pediatric Injuries, Corrective jaw surgery, Temporomandibular Joint Surgery and Distraction Osteogenesis. Besides the scalpel and diathermy, we use the laser and cryoprobe for surgery.

As far as the academic aspect of the sphere of our activities is concerned, we are active researchers with approximately 40 publications to our credit. The curriculum prescribed by the Dental Council of India is adhered to, and care is taken that our students become proficient in all aspects of the field of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery before they complete their course. Prof. Iqbal Ali has presented papers and chaired sessions in various conferences.

Dr. Harsha Pradhan, a reciepient of the Smt. Shakuntala Mahajan Memorial Best Students PaperAward at a U.P. State I.D.A. Conference and the Runners Up Award for the Best Students Paper at the National Level AOMSI Conference held at Lucknow, has presented papers and posters in national level conferences.

Dr. Harmurti Singh, a recipient of the first prize for paper quality at the triple ‘O’ symposium and the second prize for paper quality at the 8th IAFO ( Indian Association of Forensic Odontology ) Conference, has completed to ATLS Course and delivered a paper on the role of stem cells in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the UPAOMSI Conference.


• As teaching hospital to provide excellent teaching facilities to undergraguate and postgraduate in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
• To serve as an apex referral centre to specialist centers.
• To strive for high quality care to be rendered with maximum efficiency, effectiveness and economy.


To train dental students in the practice of oral surgery and to train post graguate students for additional knowledge and ability to pursue a career in any aspect of oral surgery be it clinical, teaching or research- oriented.


The training program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is structured to achieve the following four objectives-
• Knowledge
• Skills
• Attitude
• Communicative skills and ability
• Research

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