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Oral Pathology & Microbiology

The Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology deals with the basic knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, histology, embryology, pathology and microbiology of tissues related to the oral and paraoral structures. The Department caters to undergraduates of 1st year, 2nd year and 3rd year B.D.S. with two separate University examinations.


Courses Offered

B.D.S M.D.S Oral Pathology & Microbiology
Duration: 4 ½ years Duration: 3 years
Annual Intake: 100 Annual Intake: 3
Eligibility: A pass in the subject of Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) & English in individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in PCB at 10+2 level for General Category and for SC/ ST/ OBC be at 40% and OPH candidates be 45% Eligibility: Recognized B.D.S degree and completion of 1 year of internship on or before 31st March of the admission year.


Head of Department: Dr. Seema Sharma



Infrastructure & Learning Resources

  • Library
  • Wi-Fi Internet facilities for staff and students
  • 4 Teaching class rooms
  • 1 Class room with ICT facility
  • 2 Students laboratories
  • 1 Research laboratory


Students And Faculty Extension Activities

  • Teacher training CDE, AIIMS, New Delhi 2013
  • Dermato-pathology and Oral Manifestation ESIC Delhi
  • 11th National Triple O symposium Greater Noida 2013
  • 13TH National Convention of IAOMP , Tirupati 2013
  • National PG Symposium MMU University, Ambala 2014
  • PCR and its applications workshop ITS, Muradanagr 2014
  • OSGOD programme 2015 Oral health programmes
  • Hepatitis B immunization programme


Collaborative Research:

  • Role Of Dermatoglyphics In Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma- in collaboration with Dharamsheela Cancer Institute, Delhi
  • Root Dentine Translucency as an Age Estimator- in collaboration with Dept of Oral pathology SGT University, Gurgaon
  • Evaluation of DNA damage in Precancerous and Cancerous lesions using Comet Assay with Dept of pathology Aligarh Muslim University




1. Expression of E-cadherin in Oral dysplasia and Oral squamous cell carcinoma.

Dr. Seema Sharma

2. Salivary glucose levels in diabetic patients.

Dr. Seema Sharma

3. Prevalence of developmental anomalies of teeth: An epidemiological study on 5000 school children in Western U.P.

Dr. Seema Sharma

4. Root Dentin translucency as an age estimator.

Dr. Geeta Sharma

5. Serum alkaline phosphatase levels in periodontitis.

Dr. Geeta Sharma

6. Role of Dermatoglyphics as an indicator of cancerous lesions of oral cavity.

Dr. Seema Sharma

7. Comparison of routine decalcification method with microwave decalcification method of bone and teeth

Dr. Geeta Sharma


28 Departmental Publications indexed in Pubmed, Scopus, Copernicus


1 Srivastava R, Goyal M, Sharma S. Personality & Achievement: A Predictive Outlook . Delhi Psychiatry Journal. 2014; 17(2):15-18 Medi,IND. Medicus, Southeast Asia
2 Sharma S, Sharma G, Kumar R. Role of Growth factors in odontogenesis Heal Talk-A journal of clinical dentistry. 2012; 4 (4): 41-42. Copernicus, Open J-gate, Infobase
3 Sharma S,Brave VR, Vanki S . Talon cusp: A study in 5000 school children Baba Farid University Dental Journal. 2012; 3 (2): 52-56 Copernicus
4 Sharma S, Sharma G. Odontogenic myxoma-A case report Jharkhand Dental Journal.2011; 1(1): 18-20. PubMed, J-Gate Portal
5 Sharma S, Gopalakrishnan D, Viswanathan V, Patil S. Dental Anomalies-Important Tools for Identification. Journal Indo-Pacific Academy of Forensic Odontology. 2011: 2:1. Copernicus
6 Sharma S, Patil S, Suvarna S, Dave A. Odontogenic Keratocyst: Its tumour like behavior and characteristic. Journal of Stomatognathic Sciences. 2010;1 (2):25-28. Copernicus
7 Sharma S, Brave V.R. Malignant transformation of Ameloblastic Fibroma To Ameloblastic Fibrosarcoma Ind. J. Oral Pathology.2000;4(5):13-15 Pubmed
8 Kumar R, Sharma G Salivary alkaline phosphatase level- marker for periodontitis. Journal of International Oral Health; 2011vol.3:5:81-85. Copernicus, Proquest, Open J Gate, Genamics Journal Seek
9 Sharma G. Role of forensic odontologist in disaster victim identification. Journal of Indopacific academy of forensic Odontology.2011;2(1):31-32. Copernicus
10 Sharma G. Kumar R, Srivastava S. Epitheloid hemangioma- A case report. Indian Journal of Stomatology; 2012; 3(3): 203-204 Copernicus
11 Kumar R, Sharma G, Sethi N.Salivary aspartase immunotranseferase level- marker for periodontal disease. Indian Journal of Stomatology. 2013;.4(3):82-85 Copernicus
12 Sharma G, Kumar R, Chhatwal G. Hope from hopeless teeth- natural tooth pontic case series. Journal of Clinical dentistry,research & education.2013;2(2):84-86. PubMed, Copernicus,SCOPUS
13 Sharma G, Gambhir N, Sharma S. FISH: An additional tool for head and neck cancer. Guident. 2014;93-96. Copernicus
14 Bhagalia S, Pardhe N, Gupta M, Jain M. Juvenile hemangioma- a case report with an emphasis on its clinical phases (evolution and involution) and immunohistochemically physiologic differences .Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. 2011; 15(3): 316-319. Pubmed
15 Pardhe N, Bhagalia S, Jain M, Sirisha S K, Gupta M. Neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1) Associated Plexiform Neurofibroma- A case report. Journal of the Indian Dental Association.2011;5(8):916-918. Non Indexed
16 Gupta M, Bhagalia S, Pardhe N, Jain M, Sirisha S K. Proliferative verrucous leukoplakia : An update. NIMS University Journal of Dental Sciences. 2011;.2(1):18-20. Non Indexed
17 Richa, Ray J, Gupta M ,Vibha. Hurler Syndrome (severe type) – A Rare Case Report. Annals of Dental Research. 2012; 2(1):26-30 Copernicus.
18 Sen Gupta S, Sharma V, Prabhat K. Forensic odontology as a victim identfication tool in mass disasters: A feasibility study in the Indian scenario. J. Forensic dental sciences. 2014;6(1):58-61 Copernicus
19 Dave A, Kalra M,Jhambh P. Dyslipidemia in cancer. International journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology 2011;2(4):83-85 PubMed
20 Jhambh A, Mohanty S, Jhambh P. Craniofacial Fibrous dysplasia. Journal of Maxillofacial Pathology 2012, 16(3):465-469 PubMed
21 Bhatia N, Bhasin M, Sharma G, Tripathy A , Bhasin P. Revisited: Dermatoglyphics in dentistry . Heal Talk. 2015;7(5): 52-53 Copernicus
22 Kulkarni M, Parekh M, Bansode S, Gupta M. Ossifying fibroma: A case report. Journal of Indian Dental Association.2009;3(4):130-131 Non-indexed