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  Dental - Oral Medicine and Pathology

(1) Diagnosis of Orofacial Disease:

Clinical oral pathology
Oral Histopathology
Oral Cytopathology
Oral Microbiology

(II) Oral Medical Treatment by Oral Medicine:

Orofacial ulcers oro facial pain including orofacial neuralgia and halitosis
TMJ Disease
Oral white and red lesions
Bad breath (halitosis) and related psychosomatic illness
Neoplastic salivary gland disease
And oral medical conditions related systemic diseases

(III) Dental Forensic Consultation–Forensic Dentistry Unit

(IV) Research on Orofacial Diseases and Their Management

Working Days & Hours:

Monday to Friday (8am to 4pm and call Duty 4pm to 8am)

Ongoing Research:

Evaluation and standardizations of investigation for anxiety related chronic facial pain.

Correction study of oral cytopathology and histopathology in difinitive diagnosis of oral facial lesions

Other Information:

History of the Department – The Department specialty in Dental and Maxillofacial diseases in the Hospital created from Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Pathology Department (OMFSP) in 2008 with sub unit (Sub specialties) Including Oral Medicine and Clinical Oral Pathology Unit, Oral histopathology / cytopathogy unit and oral microbiology and immunology unit


Monday to Friday – 8am – 4pm Clinical Duties and Departmental works Call duties 4pm – 8am daily
Monday – Cut up and consultant slides review
Tuesday – Clinical pathology session and postgraduate lectures
Wednesday – Case review / Seminal and Oral Medicine Clinic Consultation
Thursday – Cut up consultant slide review
Friday – Review of oral microbiology cases and ward round

H.O.D prof. M.A.Ojo
Email: omp@ubth.org
phone no: +2348056014081, +2348036033143

Departmental Tutorial/Seminar &Clinical Summary

TUTORIALS: Date: 7/05/13
Topic: 1. Actinomycotic infection of the orofacial region
by Dr. Mercy Ufaruna

2. Osteomyelitis of the jaws
By Dr. Ugbesia James
CASE SUMMARY: Date: 08/05/13

A case of 60year old male with xerostomia secondary to radiotherapy
By Dr. Genevieve Mbakogu

Infectious Causes of Erythema Multiforme
By Dr. Otuya Nnemeke

Time: 12:30pm
Venue: Seminar Room, first floor, Dental Clinic building, UBTH.



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