Islamabad Institute of Dental Education & Allied Sciences (IIDEAS)

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Department of Oral Pathology

Oral pathology is the branch of dentistry concerned with the scientific study of the causes and effects of oral disease.  Understanding of oral pathology is essential for diagnosis and for the development of rational treatment and preventive programs.

One of the most important purposes of oral pathology is to give the student the ability to correctly diagnose oral lesions and develop differential diagnosis.

Oral Pathology is taught in 3rd year of undergraduate curriculum.  A dental professional must possess a good understanding of causative factors, disease processes, clinical presentation, microscopic features, and diagnosis of oral and paraoral diseases.

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