Department of
Basic Sciences

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Faculty of Dental Sciences

University of Peradeniya

Prof.A.K.S. Arambawatta

Professor in Dental Anatomy



Official Address :

Department of Basic Sciences
Faculty of Dental Sciences,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka


Email :

arambawatta@yahoo.com


Telephone :

+94-081-2397232


Personal Website :






Professor in Dental Anatomy

  • Bachelor of Dental surgery (BDS)
  • Ph.D - Hokkaido University, Japan
  • 1999.06.26-2006.04. 01 Lecturer Division of Dental Anatomy, Department of Basic Sciences
  • 2006.04.02-2012.12.20 Senior Lecturer GR II Division of Dental Anatomy Department of Basic Sciences
  • 2012.12.21 to date Senior Lecturer GR I Division of Dental Anatomy Department of Basic Sciences
  • Head, Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Dental Sciences since 2014
  • Head Division of Dental Anatomy since 2006
  • Secretary-Faculty Research Committee 2011 to 2013
  • Chairmen/ Faculty Research and higher degrees Committee
  • Head, Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Dental Sciences since 2014/2015
  • Secretary-Faculty Research Committee 2011 to 2013
  • General secretary Dental Faculty Alumni Association 2013/ 2014, 2014/2014
  • Convener, Committee for Evaluation of Teaching Faculty of Dental Sciences 2014/2015
  • Senior Student Counselor 2007,2012,2015, 2016
  • Treasurer, Dental Faculty Teachers, association 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014,
  • Lecturer in MD Post Graduates ,MD OMF Surgery, MD Orthodontics and MD Restorative Dentistry
  • Morphometric Norms of the Craniofacial complex of Sri Lankans - University research grant (RG/2014/16/D)
  • Morphological variations of cemento-enamel junction
    External root resorption in young premolar teeth
    Non- Metric Dental Variation of Vedda population of Sri Lanka
  • Age related changes in Enamel, Dentine, Pulp and Cementum of the permanent premolars – A Morphometric study
  • Chairperson, Scientific sessions Asia Pacific Dental congress 2010
  • Chairperson of the scientific session FDI/CDA/SLDA joint international conference and 80th anniversary annual scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association 2013
  • Life Member, Sri Lanka Dental Association
  • Treasurer, Sri Lanka Dental Association (Kandy branch) 2008-2009
  • Council Member, Sri Lanka Dental Association (Kandy branch) 2007
  • General secretary Peradeniya Dental Faculty Alumni Association. 2013/2014, 2014/2015
  • Treasurer, Dental Faculty Teachers Association 2013, 2014, 2015

  • Arambawatta K., Peiris R., Ihalagedara D., Abeysundara A., Nanayakkara D. (2013) External root resorption of young premolar teeth in dentition with crowding”. World Journal of Dentistry; 4(4):224-227.

  • Arambawatta AKS, Peiris R., Nanayakkara CD (2012) Maxillary permanent second premolar with three roots and root canals - A case report Indian Journal of Dentistry 3: (1) 21-24.

  • H.R.D Peiris, A.K.S. Arambawatta, T.N. Hewapathirana, C.D. Nanayakkara, M. Chandrasekara, E. Wickramanayake. Nonmetric tooth crown traits in a Sri Lankan aboriginal Vedda population. Journal of Comparative Human Biology 62(2011) 466-477

  • Arambawatta AKS, Yamamoto T, Wakita M (2005). Immunohistochemical characterization of noncollagenous matrix molecules on the alveolar bone surface at the initial principal fiber attachment in rat molars. Ann Anat 187: 77-87

  • Yamamoto T, Domon T, Takahashi S, Arambawatta AKS, Wakita M (2004). Immunolocation of proteoglycans and bone-related noncollagenous glycoproteins in developing acellular cementum of rat molars. Cell Tissue Res 317: 299-312

  • Jayaweera J.A.A, Peiris H.R.D, Arambawatta A.K.S, Nanayakkara C.D. (2013) Non-Metric Dental Traits in an Aboriginal Vedda Population of Anuradhapura, North Central Province,Sri Lanka, Asian Art, Culture and Heritage; International Association for Asian Heritage, Centre for Asian Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. pp. 79- 86.

  • Arambawatta A.K.S , Peiris R, Ihalagedera D, Nanayakkara D. Morphological variations of the cemento-enamel junction in young premolar teeth. Proceeding of Peradeniya University Research sessions -2010: 15: 217-219.

  • Angammana Peiris H..R.D. D.P.S.P, Banneheka B.M.H.S.K, Arambawatta A.K.S. Morphometric Analysis of mandibular and mental foramen in a contemporary Sri Lankan Population. Annual Scientific Sessions SLDA (Kandy Branch) 2016 pp 43

  • Jayaweera J.A.A., Peiris H.R.D., Arambawatta A.K.S., Nanayakkara C.D. (2013) Bilateral asymmetry in non-metric tooth crown traits in a Sri Lankan Aboriginal Vedda population of Anuradapura Peradeniya University Research sessions 2012 PP

  • Arambawatta A.K.S., Peiris H.R.D. (2012) Myths in relation to Oral Health. 1st ed, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (in Sinhala).