Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Faculty of Dental Sciences

University of Peradeniya

Research Information

"Predictors of pain trajectories in stage III and IV Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC) patients undergoing surgery in a tertiary care Hospital in Sri Lanka." will be submitted to research committee in December 2016

Supervisors- From the Dept of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery-.Attygalle A.M., Nanayakkara S.

Research/ Postgraduate student– (Ms.)Y.Athukorala

Current ongoing researches

  • Investigations on pain catostrophization in oral cancer patients.
  • Investigations on the effect of local anaesthetics on relieving Difficult mouth opening in patients with oral cancers and maxillofacial fractures.
  • Investigations on effects of conventional analgesics in orofacial pain
  • Investigations on changes of physiological parameters during cleft lip and palate surgeries.
  • Studies on effects of facial abnormalities on gaining airway access