Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Faculty of Dental Sciences

University of Peradeniya

Academic Programme

Semester I

    Lecture topics
    Surgery
    Introduction to surgery
    History taking, examination and investigations
    Trauma
    Head injury, spinal injury, abdominal and injury to thorax
    Management of bleeding
    Fluids and electrolyte balance

    Anaesthesiology
    Introduction to the appointment
    Pain –introduction
    Pain Medicine,
    Analgesics
    Resuscitation and Critical care
    Intravenous fluids
    SIRS, Sepsis and Multi organ Failure
    Basic Life Support
    Blood products

Semester II

    Lecture topics
    Surgery
    Preoperative assessment and Preparation
    Post operative care
    Nutrition in the surgical patient
    Medical emergencies
    Surgical infections
    Sterilization/disinfection/antisepsis/asepsis
    Sutures
    Wound closure techniques/reconstruction ladder

    Anesthesiology
    Advanced Life Support
    Shock
    Care of unconscious patient
    Acute Respiratory Failure
    and ventilatory support
    Airway obstruction

Semester I

    Lecture topics
    Microbiology of cross infections
    Mechanisms of contamination and cross infection
    Diagnosis of diseases caused by cross infection
    Aseptic techniques in clinics and wards
    Use of disposable materials in clinical practice & disposal of contaminated material
    Protection of clinical staff against cross infection management of medical emergencies in dental practice

Semester II

    Local anesthesia exodontia and minor oral surgery
    Local anesthesia – Techniques, Complications
    Extraction of teeth – Indications, technique, complications
    Healing of Extraction socket and complications
    Principles of minor oral surgery
    Principles of use of dental elevators
    Removal of buried teeth & roots
    Assessment and Treatment of impacted lower third molar
    Surgical management of impacted maxillary canines
    Removal of benign soft tissue lumps
    Clinical /Practical classes

Semester I

Lecture topics
    Applied anatomy of the maxillofacial region relevant to trauma
    Causation and epidemiology of maxillofacial fractures
    Clinical features of fractures of the mandible, middle third of the facial Skeleton
    Radiological investigations in maxillofacial injuries
    Management of mandibular fractures, fractures of the middle third of the facial Skeleton
    Emergency management of maxillofacial injuries
    Post-operative management of maxillofacial injuries
    Aetiology and pathogenesis of Bacterial infections of the oro-facial region Spread of Infections of odontogenic origin
    Osteomyellitis of the jaws, alveolar osteitis and Osteoradionecrosis

Semester II

Lectures topics
    Embryology and Clinical features of common developmental anomalies of the face
    Management of cleft lip and palate
    Surgical treatment of developmental anomalies of soft tissues and tongue
    Management of jaw deformities and other major facial deformities
    Prosthetic management of oro-facial anomalies
    Benign neoplasms, odontogenictumours,oral pre cancer and oral cancer - definition, aetiology, pathogenesis, histopathology andclinical features
    Non Surgical Management of Oral cancer and the pre cancerous lesion
    Surgical management of Benign Neoplasms and Oral Cancer.
    Effects of radiation and chemo therapy on Head & Neck region
    Post operative follow up of cancer patients.