Department of Community Dental Health

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Faculty of Dental Sciences

University of Peradeniya

Dr V Vijayakumaran

Senior Lecturer in Peadodontics

Official Address :

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

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Telephone :

+94-081 2397354

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Senior Lecturer in Peadodontics

    BDS (Sri Lanka)
    MPhil ( Peradeniya)
  • Asst. Lecturer
  • Probationary Lecturer
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Member / Sri Lanka Dental Association
  • President / Sri Lanka Dental Association ( Kandy Branch )
  • Charter President /Sri Lankan Academy of Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry
  • President / South Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry
  • Vice President / Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry

  • Awards
    1. Service Above Self Award 2013 – The Rotary International
    2. Professional Service Award 2002 – Ministry of Social services, Central Province
    3. Vocational Service Award 2019 in Nepal – South Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry
    4. Best Clinical Research Award 1997 – Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya.
    5. World Distinguish Rotary Governor Award 2012 – Rotary International
  • Head of the Department of the Community Dental Health for nine years 2006 to 2015.
  • Director for Dental Auxiliary Training School from 2011 to 2014.
  • Senate member, University of Paradeniya from 2006 to 2015

  • Other Appointments
  • Chairman – Oral Cancer Screening Project / Joint project with Faculty of Dental Sciences and Rotary Districts of Sri Lanka ( Rotary International 3220 ) and United Kingdom (Rotary International District 1200)
  • Chairman / Improvement of oral hygiene of estate population organized by the Plantation human development foundation and Faculty of Dental Sciences
  • Chairman / Cleft Lip and Cleft palate project funded by the Rotary club of Kandy and the Rotary Foundation.
  • Study of Traumatized anterior teeth in Sri Lankan School Children
  • Study of Traumatized anterior teeth in clinical child population.
  • Study of Restoration of fractured anterior teeth using original tooth fragment.
  • Study of lip soft tissue lesions in children.
  • Study of oral hygiene in tea plantation children
  • Study of Dental Fluorosis in Sri Lankan children.
    Other service organizations
  • President / Rotary club of Kandy 1996 – 1997
  • Rotary International District Governor for Sri Lanka – 2001 – 2002
  • Rotary International Council on Legislation meeting 2016 – Sri Lankan Representative.