Department of Prosthetic Dentistry

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Faculty of Dental Sciences

University of Peradeniya

Dr M Jayasinghe

Senior Lecturer in Prosthetic Dentistry



Official Address :

Department of Prosthetic Dentistry
Faculty of Dental Sciences,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka


Email :

manoripathiraja@yahoo.com


Telephone :

+94-081-2397382


Personal Website :

http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5878-4985






Senior Lecturer in Prosthetic Dentistry

  • MS Restorative Dentistry – 2009, University of Colombo
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery – 2001, University of Peradeniya
  • Lecturer (Contract), Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dental Sciences,University of Peradeniya 2001
  • Lecturer (Contract), Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya 2001-4
  • Government Dental Surgeon Grade II- 2004-5
  • Acting consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Sirimavo Bandaranayake Specialized Hospital, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 2010-11
  • Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Teaching Hospital, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka 2011-15
  • Visiting consultant to the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya 2014-15
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Prosthetic Dentisry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya 2015 to date
  • Editor, Dental Faculty Alumni Association, University of Peradeniya 2017
  • Assistant editor University of Peradeniya Research magazine 2017
  • Member editorial board of the University of Peradeniya Research magazine 2015-16
  • Member- Specialty board in Restorative Dentistry 2015-17
  • President elect/ chairman scientific sessions SLDA Kandy Branch 2016/17
  • Council member/ASRDS 2016/18
  • Treasurer, Association of Specialists in Restorative Dentistry 2014-15
  • Secretary/SLDA Kandy Branch 2013/2014
  • Editor- Sri Lanka Dental Association (Kandy Branch) Year 2006-7
  • Council Member –SLDA Kandy Branch 2014-15
  • Council Member –Association of Specialists in Restorative Dentistry 2012-13
  • Best free paper in free paper competition- Computer use among students of faculties of health care science in the University of Peradeniya. Anagammana R,Edisooriya D, Elleperuma R, Jayasinghe RM, Wijayawardhane N and Jayasinghe RD. Annual academic sessions. College of Dentistry and Stomatology Mar 12 th 2017. Colombo
  • Life member- Sri Lanka Dental Association
  • Life member- Young Scientists Forum, Sri Lanka
  • Life member- Dental Faculty Alumni Association, University of Peradeniya
  • Life member- College of Dentistry and Stomatology of Sri Lanka
  • Training Programs and Scholarships
  • Visiting Research Assistant and casual academic (clinical facilitator 11 level) in Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Griffith University, Australia 2009-10
  • Effects of removable partial dentures on periodontal tissues
  • Practice of denture marking systems
  • Dental status and preventive dental care in Thalassemic patients
  • Caries prevention with use of fluoride varnish application
  • Denture Hygiene and Self Reported Denture Hygiene Practices


  • --Research Profile--
  • Awareness, attitudes, need and demand on replacement of missing teeth among a group of partially dentate patients attending a university dental hospital. Rasika Manori jayasinghe; Janana Perera; Vajira Jayasinghe; Indika Thilakumara; Sumudu Rasnayaka; Muhammad Shiraz Muhammad Hanafi; Indra Ranabahu; Sanjeewa Kularatna. Accepted July2017 BMC Research Notes DOI: 10.1186/s13104-017-2655-0

  • Socio-demographic Profile and Oral Health Status of Thalassaemic Patients At-tending the National Thalassaemia Centre, Kurunegala Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry. ID: JICD12293 DOI: 10.1111/jicd.12293

  • Impact of marginal contact of removable acrylic partial dentures on periodontal parameters. Rasika Manori Jayasingha, Aruni Tilakaratne, Najith Amarasena, Florian Mack, Thillaiampalam Anandamoorthy. International Journal of Medical and Health Sciences 2013 April Vol:1 (3)

  • Restoration of endodontically treated teeth. The Journal of the college of General Dental Practitioners of Sri Lanka. 2017; 34:34-37

  • Associations between dental fluorosis, dental caries and periodontal status in 15 year old school children residing in a high fluoride area in Sri Lanka. R.M.Jayasinghe, N. Abeygunawardhana, R.D.Jayasinghe, L.Ekanayake. Sri Lanka Dental Journal 2014;44(1-3):24-30

  • Review: Common oral ulcerations. Kurunegala Medical Journal 2013;5(1): 32-35

  • Review: Strategies for prevention and management of early childhood caries. Kurunegala Medical Journal 2012;4(1): 55-57

  • Review: 'What if missed a tooth'- Kurunegala Medical Journal 2011; 3(1): 18-20

  • A Survey on Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Sri Lankan Dental Surgeons towards HIV/Hepatitis B Positive Patients. R.D. Jayasinghe, R.M. Jayasingha, J.B. Abayakoon, K.A. Wettasinghe. Sri Lanka Dental Journal , 2008 April Vol:38 (2)

  • Morphological variations of human mandibular first molars in Nuwara-Elliya, Sri Lanka. Fonseka MCN, Jayasingha RM, Perera UUKPC, Wickramasinghe Y, Wettasinghe KA. Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine 2008; 17(1): 10-14

  • Causes and Prevalence of trauma to permanent teeth. Jayasingha RM, Abeykoon AMWC, Wettasinghe KA. Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine 2007; 16(1): 11-4

  • Biological Behaviour of pleomorphic adenomas in Sri Lanka- a retrospective study. Tilakaratne WM, Pathiraja RM, Jayasinghe RD. Sri Lanka Dental Journal 2002; 31(2): 57-61