Clinic areas and other units

Ground floor

Room 4 - Oral Medicine and Radiology

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

Second Floor
Room 11 - Orthodontic Clinic

Third Floor
Oral Pathology Laboratory
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Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


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Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) is housed in the ground floor of the B building of the Faculty of Dental Sciences.  There are fouracademic staff memberspresently attached to the Department. They are
Prof AM Attygalla–Professor in OMS and Honorary Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr PWijeykoon– Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
DrNSS Jayasuriya-Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr K Kapugama- SeniorLecturer and Honorary Acting Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

The academic surgeons attached to the department are service, research and teaching oriented and engaged in continuous medical education which keeps them updated with the most current treatment methods in OMS practice. Regular collaboration with international experts helps to keep the standards high. OMS, at the Dental Faculty is internationally recognized and provides fellowships to many international Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and to elective students from overseas dental and medical schools.It conducts, many training workshops for local and overseas trainees to improve the quality of care provided.
In addition, there are post graduate trainees attached to PGIM (Registrar/Senior Registrar), about twelve House Officers/ Senior House Officers(SHO) and academic staff on temporary basisattached to the Department to provide much needed service function for the patients. Undergraduate dental students manage pre-selected patients for their training requirement under the direct supervision of the academic staff.
Department provide services in Student clinics, OMF clinics, Minor Oral surgery clinic, Operation theater, ICU, and the ward. SHOs, postgraduate trainees and the Consultants provide on call services 24 hours/7 days/365.

OMS Department is involved in research activities related to the field where we strive to give the best treatment and care to the patients.

The Department is highly specialized in the fields of Oral cancer, Cleft lip and palate and corrective jaw surgeries.
Oral cancer related surgical and palliative care focus mainly on microvascular surgery to bring the best treatment outcomes in oral cancer treatment.
With a fully functional SmileTrain cleft center, attached to the department, it provides a comprehensive care for the treatment needs of patients with oro-facial clefts.
The department of OMS provide treatment for the following conditions

  • Minor Oral Surgery - Dentoalveolar surgery such as surgery to remove impacted teeth, difficult tooth extractions, extractions on medically compromised patients, root canal surgeries,  preprosthetic surgery to provide better anatomy for the placement of dentures, or other dental prostheses)
  • Extractions and treatment under anesthesia for uncooperative  and special children. 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of noncancer (cysts, tumors etc.)
  • Diagnosis and treatment  of ablative and reconstructive  surgery, of  oral & head and neck cancer
  • Diagnosis and treatment of cutaneous  malignancy in face 
  • Management of oral mucosal diseases as ulcers, growths, blisters and white/red patches in cheek, tongue, palate, lips and gums 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of congenital craniofacial malformations such as cleft lip and palate
  • Diagnosis and treatment of salivary gland problems 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of   jaw deformities. Orthognathic  surgery is performed for surgical correction of jaw deformities and facial asymmetry. 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of soft and hard tissue trauma of the oral and maxillofacial region (jaw fractures, cheek bone fractures, LeFort fracture and eye socket fractures).
  • Surgical treatment of sleep apnea ( maxilla mandibular advancement

Special clinics & hours
Normal clinical hours would be from
8.30 am to 12 noon in the morning session and
1.30 -   4 pm in the afternoon session on each working day from Monday to Friday except Tuesday afternoon where the clinic would be closed for cleaning purposes 
Consultant clinic
Consultants see the patients every day during normal clinic hours

Treatment available free of charge