Department of Oral pathology is one out of seven Departments of the Faculty of Dental Sciences University of Peradeniya. The Department is responsible for teaching both Oral and General Pathology to Dental students. It is located in the third floor of the Dental teaching Hospital. The Department involves in teaching and research in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. In addition, this is the only Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology reporting centre for the entire country. Therefore the Department has an extensive collection of archival materials from a wide range of Oral diseases.
Mission of the Department of Oral Pathology
The mission of the Department of Oral Pathology is to strengthen the vision of the Faculty of Dental Sciences of becoming a center of excellence in education, research and clinical care and thereby producing dental surgeons who have a broad knowledge, especially Pathological aspects of all the Oral and Maxillofacial diseases.