Department of Community Dental Health

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Faculty of Dental Sciences

University of Peradeniya

Dr LKN Premathilaka

Lecturer



Official Address :

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


Email :

nadp1114@yahoo.com


Telephone :

+94-081 2397352


Personal Website :






Lecturer, Division of Paedodontics

  • BDS- University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • MD (Restorative Dentistry) (Colombo)
  • Temporary lecturer attached to the Division of Paedodontics - from November 2011 to June 2013
  • House Officer attached to the OMF Unit D, National Dental Hospital Colombo - from 2013 to 2014
  • Grade II Dental Surgeon attached to the Divisional Hospital Meeravodai- from 2014 to 2015
  • Registrar in Restorative Dentistry attached to National Dental Hospital Colombo - from 2015 to 2018
  • Senior Registrar in Restorative Dentistry attached to National Dental Hospital Colombo - from April 2018 to April 2019
  • Lecturer (Probationary) in Paedodontics - since October 2016
  • Member of the Sri Lanka Dental Association
  • Member of the College of Dentistry and Stomatology Sri Lanka
  • Member of the Sri Lanka Dental Association - Kandy Branch
  • Council member of the Peradeniya Dental Faculty Alumni Association
  • Characteristics and clinical effects of unerupted supernumerary teeth
  • Factors affecting pulp survival follwing crown fractures in permanent dentition
  • Publications
    • Premathilaka LKN, Herath EMUCK, Perera K. Characteristics and clinical effects of the unerupted supernumerary teeth : A retrospective study. Presented at the FDI/CDA/SLDA joint International Conference and 80th Anniversary Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association held in Colombo, 2013.
    • Herath EMUCK, Premathilaka LKN, Perera K, Jayawardena JACK. Clinical Significance of Impacted Supernumerary Teeth of a Group of Sri Lankan Children Aged 7 to 13 Years. The Journal of Dentist 2018; 6: 11-16.