Research Laboratory For Oral-Systemic Health

A new paradigm between dentistry and medicine is now developing regarding patient care. As the oral systemic connection is more evidently understood, dentists diagnosing oral and periodontal disease will play a greater role in the overall health of their patients. Many times, the first signs of unnatural systemic health conditions reveal themselves in changes within the oral cavity.

Vision

The research laboratory for Oral-systemic health aims to research the direct link between oral microbiome to varied systemic diseases.

Mission

The research laboratory will aim to achieve excellence by promoting Quality Research, Knowledge and collaboration.

Completed projects

  • Molecular Epidemiology and Virulence Characterization of Anaerobic Gram Negative Bacilli in Periodontitis and Its Association with Atherosclerosis.

Ongoing Projects

  • Phyto-chemical investigation and molecular docking studies on traditional medicinal plant extracts for antimicrobial activity against clinical pathogens.
  • Prevalence of Candida species among patients with Oral squamous cell carcinoma and Potentially malignant disorders and Molecular characterization of Candida albicans with special reference to its virulence and antifungal resistance.
  • Assessment of quality of life and oral candidal carriage among Tobacco users and implementation of suitable educational intervention package.
  • Aggressive periodontitis: A clinico-genetic and microbiological analysis.
  • Molecular characterisation of Klebsiella species with special reference to its virulence and antibiotic resistance.
  • Study on association of Microbiota to oral squamous cell carcinoma.
  • Molecular studies on resistance and virulence determinants among clinical isolates of Enterococcus species.
  • Epidemiology of nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus species with special reference to Streptoccocus pneumoniae among healthy children and elderly adults.
  • Molecular studies on resistance and virulence determinants among clinical isolates of Salmonella serotypes.
  • Clinico-microbiological profile of post-operative surgical site infections.