The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery of INDIRA GANDHI INSTITUTE OF DENTAL SCIENCES has come a long way since it was started, presently one of the premier departments of the college. The department renders comprehensive diagnostic, therapeutic and counseling services in the field of extraction, minor oral surgical procedures and major surgical procedures including cosmetic surgeries.


Our department’s Goal is to improve the quality of life in Pondicherry through education, research, and service related to oral and maxillofacial surgery, with special emphasis on improving dental, oral and craniofacial health through comprehensive education, research, and service programs.


The objectives of our department are To train the undergraduate to

  • Recognize & diagnose Head and Neck Pathology.
  • Manage Medical complications in Dental Surgery & also treat medically compromised patients.
  • Perform Dental extractions and minor oral surgical procedures.
  • Basics of inpatient management.

To prepare clinically superior postgraduates who possess the additional knowledge and ability to pursue a career in any aspect of oral surgery, be it clinical, teaching, or research-oriented. This program offers comprehensive clinical training, covering the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery.

To offer the full spectrum of state of the art treatments to all patients at an affordable cost.