Department of Community Dental Health

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Faculty of Dental Sciences

University of Peradeniya

Dr. E.M.U.C.K.Herath

Senior Lecturer
Head/Dept.of Comm. Dental Health



Official Address :

Department of Community Dental Health,
Faculty of Dental Sciences,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka


Email :

ckh1719@yahoo.com


Telephone :

+94-081 2397354


Personal Website :






Senior Lecturer and Board Certified Consultant in Restorative Dentistry , Department of Community Dental Health, Division of Paedodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya

  • MS in Restorative Dentistry – University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • FDSRCS (England, Paedodontics)
  • BDS- University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Senior Lecturer in Paedodontics and Board Certified Consultant in Restorative Dentistry , Division of Paedodontics Faculty of Dental sciences (2002- up to date)
  • Honorary Clinical Assistant in Paedodontics, Post MS Overseas Training in Paedodontics, Guys Hospital London (2001-2002) Under Dr. Evelyn C Sheehy, Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry, Division of Paediatric Dentistry, Guys Hospital London.
  • Registrar in MS Restorative Dentistry , Faculty of Dental sciences, Peradeniya (1997-2000)
  • Lecturer Probationary, Division of Paedodontics Faculty of Dental sciences (1997)
  • Temporary assistant Lecture, Division of Paedodontics , Faculty of Dental sciences (1996-1997)
  • Temporary assistant Lecture, Dept. of Prosthetic Dentistry , Faculty of Dental sciences (1995-1996)
  • Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PGIM)- Scholarship Award for 1 year in 2001
  • Head – Department of Community Dental Health (2015- to date)
  • Senior Student councilor – Faculty of Dental Sciences
  • Visiting lecturer at the Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Investigations on Supernumerary teeth in Sri Lankans
  • Investigations on early childhood caries in Sri Lankan Children.
  • Investigations on effects of Fluoride Mouth rinses in Sri Lankan School Children,
  • Investigations on molar incisor Hypominaralization among Sri Lankan children.
  • Investigations on effective and efficient strategies for development of teaching and learning in Paediatric Dentistry.
  • Member, Board of Study Dental Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo.
  • Member, Specialty board (Restorative Dentistry), Postgraduate institute of Medicine, University of Colombo.
  • President, Association of Specialists in Restorative Dentistry in Sri Lanka
  • Articles - In Refereed journal
    • Characteristics and sequelae of erupted supernumerary teeth- A survey of 218 cases of Sri Lankan Children ; Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry; Herath E.M.U.C.K., Jayewardene J.A.C.K. , Nagarathne S. P. N. P. , Perera K.(Accepted article)
    • Herath E.M.U.C.K., Nandasena B.G.T.L., Perera K., Ratnayake S.C., Peiris H.R.D., Miyasaki H. Caries experience in 5 - 6 year old primary school children in Kandy, Central Province of Sri Lanka. Journal of Japan Society of Human Growth and Development; (2015) 13(1):52-54. (in Japanese)
    Local Journals
    • Vithanaarachchi, V.S.N, Herath E.M.U.C.K., Nagarathna , S.P.N.P. (2014) Hemi section and Orthodontic Management of a fused tooth, A review and case report. SLDJ; 44.(1).
    • EMUCK Herath, I Perera , PR Jayasooriya, (2011) Descriptive analysis of sub types of Amelogenesis Imperfecta, based on patients seeking treatment at a Paedodontic clinic ; SLDJ;41 :17-25
    • A. Ariyawardana, C. Herath (2008). Dentin Dysplasia Type 1 – typical and atypical presentation SLDJ; 38(01) 38-47
    • E.M.U.C.K. Herath (2006) Aetiology of Nursing Caries: a Review. SLDJ 36(1):17-22
    Books
      Child and Adolescent Dentistry- A picture Guide; Herath E.M.U.C.K., Nagarathna , S.P.N.P. ; Author ISBN-978 955 43211 -0-6