The modern state of the art Dental (Teaching Hospital) Peradeniya has been constructed and equipped for student learning, delivery of patient care and research collaborations with the commissioning of the New Dental Faculty building complex in 1998 through JICA ODA grant-aid provided directly to the Ministry of Higher Education.
The Dental Hospital occupying the Block B of the building complex contains Academic Departments/Divisions of Oral Medicine, Dental Radiology, Oral & mxillofacial Surgery, Restorative Dentistry, Prosthetic Dentistry, Periodontology, Paedodontics, Orthodontics, Community Dentistry, Oral Pathology and General Pathology. The clinical dentistry disciplines have well equipped clinical floor areas for Student practice and outdoor/indoor patient areas for comprehensive management. All clinical floor areas for student practice are being manned by university dental nursing staff and supporting staff.
Heads of Clinical Departments and Divisions perform the administrative function where Senior Academic staff will function as consultants in the professorial units of the dental hospital. Their services include undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research activities and patient management.
The Dean of Faculty of Dental Sciences with relevant Heads of Departments and Divisions function in close cooperation with the Deputy Hospital Director and Director, Peradeniya Teaching Hospital for the management of the Dental Hospital.
Dean, Faculty of Dental Sciences
Dr JAVP Jayasinghe
081 239 7201, PABX 7201
Deputy Director, Dental Hospital
081 239 7250, PABX 7250
Dental Faculty Matron
081 239 7505, PABX 7505
Main Reception Counter
081 239 7252, PABX 7252
Telephone Operator, Dental Hospital
081 238 7500, PABX 7000