The Cluster is primarily structured to tutor students sciences from basic oral biology through the various diagnostic disciplines that are inculcated in a well informed diagnostic clinician. The core function of the cluster is to underpin the diagnostic aspects of the various disciplines of Dentistry The Department of Oral Medicine and Periodontology includes the discipline of Implantology. This department offers a post graduate Diploma in Implantology. Other post graduate courses include M.Ch.D in Oral Medicine and Periodontiology , M.Sc in Periodontology, M.Sc in Oral Medicine and an M.Sc in Oral Medicine and Periodontology. The Department of Diagnostic Radiology offers the post-graduate degrees of M.Sc and Ph.D. The Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Pathology and Forensic sciences also offers the M.Sc and Ph.D degrees​.