Clinic areas and other units

Ground floor

Room 3 - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Clinics/ Ward / Operating Theatre / MOT / ICU
Room 4 - Oral Medicine and Radiology

First Floor
Room 7 - Periodontology Clinic
Room 8 - Restorative Dentistry Clinic
Room 9 - Prosthetic Dentistry Clinic

Second Floor
Room 10 - Paedodontic Clinic
Room 11 - Orthodontic Clinic

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Department of Oral Pathology


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Department of Oral Pathology is situated in the 3rd floor of the “B” building of the Faculty of Dental Sciences. 


Four academic staff members contributing to the service function 
Prof E.A.P.D Amaratunga (BDS, MS, MSc, FDRCS, FFDRCS)
Prof W.M Tilakaratne (BDS, MS, FDRCS, FRCPath, PhD)
Prof P.R Jayasooriya (BDS, PhD, MD (Oral Path)
Prof B.S.M.S Siriwardena (BDS, MPhil, PhD, MD (Oral Path)

In addition, there are two senior house officers, four technical officers and four Supporting staff members who contribute to the service function.

Available services:

The Department of Oral Pathology is a specialized center providing histopathology reporting service for biopsies from oral maxillofacial region with approximately 2500-2700 accessions per year received from Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Dental Surgeons working in government and private hospitals throughout the country.

Services provided by the department include

  1. Tissue based diagnostic service for oral and maxillofacial biopsies
  2. Reporting service for fine needle aspiration biopsies/smears
  3. Reporting on the marginal clearance of malignancies during using fresh/frozen sections.

Available facilities

Two service laboratories have facilities for advanced diagnostic methods including immunohistochemical, direct immunofluorascent techniques and frozen sections

Service charges

Diagnostic services are provided free of charge for biopsies received from the government sector. Private biopsies are charged Rs 1500 each.