Department of Community Dental Health

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Faculty of Dental Sciences

University of Peradeniya

Dr NH Senarath


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

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+94-081 2397352

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Lecturer, Division of Paedodontics

  • BDS- University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Temporary lecturer , Department of Oral Pathology 2017 – 2018
  • Temporary lecturer , Division of Paedodontics 2017
  • Dental Surgeon MOH , Medirigiriya 2018-2019
  • Oral Pathology Open day , Gold medal 2016
  • Peradeniya University Gold medal for scholastic and extra mural excellence 2017
  • Best oral presentation at Annual SLDA sessions 2018
  • Member of Sri Lanka Medical Council
  • Member of Sri Lanka Dental Association
  • Member of Peradeniya Dental Faculty Alumni association
    Council member SLDA – Kandy branch
    Assistant Editor PEDFA


    - Prevalence of Hypodontia in children presented to Dental Hospital Peradeniya
    - Oral mucosal lesions in children and adolescents
    - Traumatic Dental Injuries

    Oral pathology

    – Impact of oral epithelial dysplasia in resection margins of oral squamous cell carcinoma


    - Use of Cervical Maturation Index for the assessment of growth stage.
  • Publications
    • N H Senarath, P R Jayasooriya, R D Jayasinghe, K Kapugama. Cemento osseous dysplasia;a case report emphasizing the importance of clinical and pathological correlation. SLDA – Kandy BranchAnnual Scientific Sessions22nd Jan 2017
    • N H Senarath P R Jayasooriya R D Jayasinghe E A P D Amaratunga.Assessment of demographic features and concordance between clinical and histopathological diagnoses of lesions of the tongue. Poster presentation. IPURSE 2017 .24th Nov 2017
    • D Jayawardane N H Senarath BSBS Siriwardena WM Tilakaratne.Clinical and histopatholgical analysis of concomitant Oral submucous fibrosis in Oral squamous cell carcinoma presented to the Department of Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Sciences , University of Peradeniya. Oral presentation. National Health Research Symposium- 2017.4-5th Dec2017.
    • N H Senrath EMUCK Herath. Salvation of a mismanaged traumatized immature permanent tooth using MTA. SLDA-Kandy Branch Annual Scientific Sessions 2018 28th Jan 2018.
    • EMUCK Herath N H Senarath . Hypodontia in a group of Sri Lankan children. South Asian Association of Paediatric Dentistry 2018.
    • NH SenarathPR Jayasooriya BSMS SiriwardenaH Kumarage NS Wadusinghearachchi RLPR Liyanage, S Wijetunge R WadugeP Ratnayake WM Tilakaratne. An evaluation of inter examiner variability in diagnosing oral epithelial dysplasia using the conventional who grading system.Oral presentation . Annual scientific sessions,SLDA .June 2018.
    • N H Senarath, I perera, Pr Jayasooriya EMUCK Herath.Amelogenesis imperfecta; an outline of its impact and treatment outcome.Oral presentation. SAAPD , Nepal 2019.
    • Articles
    • N H Senarath EMUCK Herath K Kapugama BSMS Siriwardena NS Nagarathne. Management of delayed eruption of a mandibular premolar tooth caused by radicular cyst of its predecessor: a case report. Sri Lankan Dental Journal 2017 ;47(03) 89-94.
    • N H Senarath P R Jayasooriya R D Jayasinghe E A P D Amaratunga. Oral squamous cell carcinoma is the commonest lesion affecting the tongue in adults: a retrospective analysis based on 780 biopsies of Sri Lankan patients. The Ceylon Medical Journal,Volume 63, No 2, page 102,June 2018.
    • B. S .M. S. Siriwardena, K.L.T.D. Jayawardena, N.H. Senarath W M. Tilakaratne Prevalence of oral submucous fibrosis in the background of oral squamous cell carcinoma.BioMed Research International, Volume 2018,Article ID4154165.
    • NH SenarathPR Jayasooriya BSMS SiriwardenaH Kumarage NS Wadusinghearachchi RLPR Liyanage, S Wijetunge R WadugeP Ratnayake WM Tilakaratne.Inter examiner variability in grading oral epithelial dysplasia may result in suboptimal management of oral potentiallymalignant disorders.Journal of Dentistry Indonesia Vol 26,Number1, 2019.
    • Other
      Manual for undergraduates, Division of Paedodontics – Dent Moodle