Periodontology oral pathology

Periodontology & Oral pathology

Update dental college

Periodontology Dept. :

The department consists of oral pathology, oral medicine, and periodontology. The department is responsible for academic activities and clinical training for the 3rd year BDS students, clinical training for internee and providing treatment in outpatient department. Department also providing histopathological reports.

Dr. Md. Ashif Iqbal

Associate Professor,
Dept. of Periodontology & Oral Pathology
Update Dental College & Hospital, 
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Editor in Chief (Online)
Update Dental College Journal (UpDCJ)
Press & Publication Secretary
Bangladesh Periodontology Society (BPS)



Other Faculty Members


Dr. Suraiya yesmin

Lecturer and Medical Officer

Periodontology and Oral Pathology Dept. UpDC

Dr. Saifur rahman

Medical Officer, Diagnosis

Periodontology & Oral Pathology, UpDC


Dr. Huzzatul Islam Khan, a former lecturer, an ex-student of update Dental College in the Department of Oral Pathology and Periodontology. He is now on study leave at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada for his post-graduation degree. Wish his a bright successful future…..

Dr. Huzzatul Islam Khan

Ex-Lecturer (On study leave)

Departments Events

Schedule events are coming on the mention date: 

25th October, 9.00-10.00am 

Periodontology OPD, UPDC

27th  October at 09:00 am-10.30am

Periodontology OPD , UPDC

28th October  at 9.00-10.30am

Periodontology OPD, UPDC


  1. Karim, F., Sultana, A., Shiekh, H., Iqbal, M. A., Shrestha, P., Rahman, M. T., & Pia, T. T. (2020). Comparison of efficacy of Ledermix and Calcium hydroxide in the management of deep caries. Update Dental College Journal10(1), 6-12.
  2. Iqbal, M. A. (2020). Questionnaire to evaluate COVID-19 suspected patient before the dental procedure. Update Dental College Journal10(1), 1-2.
  3. Shrestha, P., Iqbal, M. A., Bristy, O., & Shrestha, N. (2020). Significant of Antibiotic prophylaxis for diabetic patients with periodontal disease, 1 hour before phase 1 periodontal therapy. Update Dental College Journal10(1), 28-30.
  4. Iqbal, M. A. (2019). ORCID Identification: Importance as an Author. Update Dental College Journal9(2), 1-2.
  5. Khan, M. H., Sadia, R., Ema, S., Shahabuddin, N., Rahman, R., & Iqbal, M. A. (2019). Relationship of age with periodontal diseases for males and females in Bangladesh; A hospital registry based cross-sectional observational study. Update Dental College Journal9(2), 13-16.
  6. Iqbal, M. A. (2019). Finding reviewer for editorial process: A challenge to resolve. Update Dental College Journal9(1), 1-2.
  7. Iqbal, M. A. (2018). Targeting relevant journals for publication a paper. Update Dental College Journal8(1), 1-4.
  8. Iqbal, M. A. (2018). A Brief Guideline on Writing Research paper. Update Dental College Journal7(2), 1-3.
  9. Khan, M. H., Eka, S., & Iqbal, M. A. (2018). Management of Chronic Gingivitis with localized periodontitis by Nonsurgical (Phase I) Periodontal Therapy- A Case Report. Update Dental College Journal7(2), 33-37.
  10. Iqbal, M. A., & Khan, M. H. (2017). Accessing Research Publications; A Brief Guideline on Literature Review. Update Dental College Journal7(1), 1-3.
  11. Iqbal, M. A., Quader, S., Mohol, J., & Gupta, S. P. (2016). Corticosteroid in various Oral lesions. Update Dental College Journal6(1), 52-58.
  12. Ahmed, S., Khan, M. A., Iqbal, M. A., Hossain, M., Ahmed, S., & Ahmed, S. (2016). Influence of Type 2 Diabetes mellitus on periodontal conditions in a population of Dhaka City. Update Dental College Journal6(1), 35-39.
  13. Iqbal, M. A., Mohol, J., Afrin, F., Khaleque, M. A., Johra, F., & Jannat, N. (2016). Prevalence of periodontal diseases among the patient visiting at Periodontology OPD Update Dental College Hospital, Dhaka. Update Dental College Journal5(2), 23-29.
  14. Khan, M. A., Rahman, M., Islam, K., Mohsina, N., Iqbal, M. A., & Jahan, M. S. (2015). A comparative study on tissue response under the ridgelap and modified ridgelap pontic. Update Dental College Journal5(1), 15-20.
  15. Iqbal, M. A., Mohol, J., Rahman, M. S., & Afrin, F. (2015). Pyogenic granuloma-a 19 months follow up case report. Update Dental College Journal5(1), 26-29.
  16. Chowdhurya, T., Rahmanb, D., Jannat, T., Hossaind, M. M., Sultanae, A., Iqbal, M. A., & Noorg, A. (2015). Radiographic position of mental foramen in selected urban population of Bangladesh. Update Dental College Journal5(1), 3-9.
  17. Accepted article: Ashif Iqbal , Jesmin Mohol, K M Asrafuzzaman Momin. Symptomatic geographic tongue in a child, Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2020; 49: