Department of Oral Medicine and Periodontology

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Faculty of Dental Sciences

University of Peradeniya


List of full papers in peer reviewed journals, book chapters in your division/department published in 2014,2015 and 2016.
    1. Comparison of Tacrolimus 0.1% and Clobetasol 0.05% in the management of symptomatic oral lichen planus- A Double-blinded randomized clinical trial in Sri Lanka Hettiarachchi Kalani; Hettiarachchi Ruvini; Jayasinghe Ruwan; Sitheeque Mohaideen, Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry 2016, DOI: 10.1111/jicd.12237
    2. Identification of a combined biomarker for malignant transformation in oral submucous fibrosis Shadavlonjid Bazarsad, Xianglan Zhang, Ki-Yeol Kim, Rasika Illeperuma, Ruwan D Jayasinghe, Wanninayake M Tilakaratne, Jin Kim Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine 2016 doi: 10.1111/jop.12483
    3. A comparison of health state utility values associated with oral potentially malignant disorders and oral cancer in Sri Lanka assessed using the EQ-5D-3L and the EORTC-8D Sanjeewa Kularatna, Jennifer A. Whitty, Newell W. Johnson, Ruwan Jayasinghe, Paul A. Scuffham Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2016; 14: 101 DOI 10.1186/s12955-016-0502-y
    4. Plexiform schwannoma: A case report and review of literature YPHC Yagoda, GN Uthpali, RD Jayasinghe and BSMS Siriwardena Sri Lanka Dental Journal 2016 vol 46 (1) pp 25-29
    5. Clinically malignant exophytic lesions in the background of oral submucous fibrosis; report of 5 cases. L.A.H Jayasinghe, P.M. Peiris, W.M. Tilakaratne, A.M. Attygalla, R.D. Jayasinghe, M.A.M. Sitheeque and B.S.M.S. Siriwardena, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology DOI:
    6. Intraleasional corticosteorids as a treatment in restricted mouth opening in oral submucous fibrosis Ekanayake R, Jayasinghe RD, Herath M, Sitheeque MAM, Amarasinghe H and Tilakaratne WM Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology DOI:
    7. Level of awareness of oral cancer and oral potentially malignant disorders among medical and dental undergraduates of the University of Peradeniya Jayasinghe RD, Givanthika Sherminie LP, Amarasinghe H and Sitheeque MAM Ceylon Medical Journal 2016; 61:77-79 DOI:
    8. Malignant transformation of Oral Sub mucous Fibrosis in patients attending the Oral Medicine Clinic, Dental Hospital Peradeniya, Sri Lanka- A Retrospective Study Ruwan D Jayasinghe, Dulini K Manoja, Manjula S Gunasinghe, Sudharma KB Gurusinghe and M AM Sitheeque Sri Lankan Journal of Medicine Vol. 24 No.2 2015 pp3-10
    9. An analysis of cervical lymph nodes metastasis in oral squamous cell carcinoma: relationship between clinical and histopathological status of nodal metastasis.
    Rizan ALM, Jayasinghe RD, Siriwardena BSMS, Attygalla AM Sri Lankan Dental Journal 2015; 45 (2) pp 75-82
    10. Hepatic and Hematological Effects of Antiepileptic Treatment in Patients with Trigeminal Neuralgia- A Retrospective Study Senarathna DKVP, Jayasinghe RD Sitheeque MAM, Pallegama RW, Nanayakkara S and Athuda SB Sri Lanka Dental Journal 2015; 45 (1) pp 4-13
    11. Plasma cell mucositis affecting oral mucosa: Report of 6 cases and review of literature Siriwardena BSMS, Jayasinghe RD and Tilakaratne WM Journal of Otology & Rhinology 2015; 4:6. doi:10.4172/2324-8785.1000259
    12. A Case Report on Oral Subcutaneous Dirofilariasis RD Jayasinghe, SR Gunawardane, MAM Sitheeque and S Wickramasinghe Case Reports in Infectious Diseases Volume 2015 Article ID 648278
    13. Valuing EQ-5D-3L health state weights for Sri Lanka Sanjeewa Kularatna, Jennifer A. Whitty, Newell W. Johnson, Ruwan Jayasinghe, Paul A. Scuffham Qual Life Res. 2015 Jul; 24(7):1785-93. doi: 10.1007/s11136-014-0906-2. Epub 2014 Dec 28.
    14. Development of an EORTC-8D utility algorithm for Sri Lanka Sanjeewa Kularatna, Jennifer A. Whitty, Newell W. Johnson, Ruwan Jayasinghe, Paul A. Scuffham Medical Decision Making 2015 April 35 (3): 361-70 DOI: 10.1177/0272989X14559274
    15. An Evaluation of the Effect of Development Time on X-ray Film Density RD Jayasinghe, BS Weerakoon and MGRS Perera International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences Int. J. Mod. Alt. Med. Res. 2015: 3; 1-4
    16. Assessment of Apical Anatomy with Reference to Accuracy of Working Length Determination Methods in Permanent Mandibular First Molars Y YMKN Yaparathne, RD Jayasinghe, A WPMM, MCN Fonseka International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research, 2015, Vol. 3, No. 4, 82-86
    17. Root and root canal morphology of endodontically treated mandibular first molars- A Radiographic Study MCN Fonseka and RD Jayasinghe International Journal of Current Research & Academic Review 3 (1) January 2015:200-3
    18. EQ-5D-3L derived population norms for health related quality of life in Sri Lanka. sanjeewa kularatna, Jennifer A Whitty, Newell W Johnson; Ruwan Jayasinghe, Paul A Scuffham PLOS ONE. November 2014; 9 (11): e108434, doi: 10.1371
    19. Role of Antioxidant levels in disease progression and malignant transformation of Oral Submucous Fibrosis Perera D, Sivakanesan R, Jayasinghe RD, Bandara BMR, and Tilakaratne WM Sri Lanka Dental Journal 2014: 44 (1-3); 15-23
    20. Association between dental fluorosis, periodontal status and dental caries in 15 years old school children Jayasinghe RM, Abeygunawardhana N, Jayasinghe RD, Ekanayake L Sri Lanka Dental Journal 2014: 44 (1-3); 24-30
    21. Evaluation of Longitudinal Relaxation Time (T1) of Bone Marrow in Lumbar Vertebrae of Leukaemia Patients Undergoing Magnetic Resonance Imaging MGRS Perera, BS Weerakoon, LP G Sherminie, ML Jayatilake, R D Jayasinghe and W Huang International Science Index Vol: 8 No: 9 Part III; 494-6
    22. Sinhala version of Pain Catastrophizing Scale: validation and establishment of the factor structure in pain patients and healthy adults in Sri Lanka Pallegama Ranjith, Ariyawardana Anura, Ranasinghe Ajith, Sitheeque Mohaideen, Glaros Alan, Dissanayake Wasantha, Idirimanna, Kapila and Jayasinghe Ruwan Pain Medicine 2014 Aug 8. doi: 10.1111/pme.12529.
    23. Knowledge and attitudes of the radiographers on AIDS/HIV patients attending radiology units in Sri Lanka Jayasinghe Ruwan Duminda and Weerakoon Bimali Sanjeewanai European International Journal of Science and Technology 2014, 3 (2); 17-26
    24. Prevention of nosocomial infections and standard precautions: knowledge and practice among radiographers in Sri Lanka. Ruwan Duminda Jayasinghe and Bimali Sanjeewani Weerakoon Journal of Medical and Allied Sciences 2014, 4 (1): 09-16

    Research Publications -Full Papers- Accepted for publication

    25. Development of a Brief Inventory for quality evaluation of panoramic radiographs A.J.S.P. Nileema, D.M.J. Nuwan and R.W. Pallegama and R.D. Jayasinghe Accepted for publication- Sri Lanka Dental Journal 2016 Vol 46 issue 2


    1. Why Dental Research In Sri Lanka Should Be Published Locally? Induwara Gooneratne and Ruwan Jayasinghe Sri Lanka Dental Journal 2016; 46(01) 01-03
    2. Dentistry in Sri Lanka is ‘Black’ No More !- Induwara Gooneratne and Ruwan Jayasinghe Sri Lanka Dental Journal 2015; 45(03) 76-78
    3. Ethical and Legal Consideration on Plagiarism in Scientific Publications- Induwara Gooneratne and Ruwan Jayasinghe Sri Lanka Dental Journal 2015; 45(01) 01-3
    Books/ Chapters in Books

    Prof. R.D.Jayasinghe 1. Book Chapter- Association of Candida with Linear Gingival Erythema in HIV-Infected Subjects- Chaminda Jayampath Seneviratne and Ruwan Duminda Jayasinghe E. Rosa (ed.), Oral Candidosis: Physiopathology, Decision Making, and Therapeutics, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015 DOI 10.1007/978-3-662-47194-4_12 ISBN- 978-3-662-47193-7

    2. Book Chapters- Oral Ulceration Part I and Part II. SLDA Dental Update 2014/15 published by Sri Lanka Dental Association, Colombo Published in January 2016 ISBN 978-955-0509-02-75
    1. Tilakaratne A, Soory M (2014). Antioxidant Response of Osteoblasts to Doxycycline in an Inflammatory Model Induced by C-reactive Protein and Interleukin-6. Infectious Disorders – Drug Targets 2014; 14: 14-22.
    2. Tilakaratne A and Soory M (2014). Anti-inflammatory actions of Adjunctive Tetracyclines and other agents in Periodontitis and Associated comorbidities. The Open Dentistry Journal. 2014; 8: 109-124.
    3. Tilakaratne A and Soory M (2015). An osteoblastic inflammatory redox model using TNF-, glucose and glucose-oxidized low-density lipoprotein; Targets for minocycline. Clinical Immunology, Endocrine and Metabolic Drugs. June 2015; 2 (1): 43-51.
    4. Malwatta US, Jayasinghe JAVP, Tilakaratne A (2016). Nonsurgical approach in periodontal therapy for a patient with metabolic syndrome: A Case Report. International Journal of Experimental Dental Sciences (IJEDS) January-June 2016; 5(1) 64-68.
    5. Tilakaratne A, Perera WKL, Amaratunga EAAP, Sivakanesan R (2016). Effects of periodontal disease and periodontal treatment on the lipid profile: A Sri Lankan study. International Journal of Experimental Dental Sciences (IJEDS); July-December 2016; 5(2) 127-132.

    As a Presentation & Abstract
    6. Jayatilake JAMS, Bogoda BABM, Kularatne JB, Senanayake MDSM, Tilakaratne A (2014). Prevalence of Staphylococci and Candida in the periodontal pockets and oral cavity of patients with chronic periodontitis. Presented at iPURSE (International meeting of Peradeniya University Research Sessions, July 2014.
    7. D Leuke Bandara, Kularatne S, Tilakaratne A. A study to evaluate the beneficial effects of non-surgical perodontal treatment (NSPT) in a group of patients diagnosed with chronic periodontitis: a retrospective study. Presented at the Sri Lanka Dental Association - Kandy Branch Sessions, 2011.
    8. D Leuke Bandara, Kularatne S, Tilakaratne A. Achieving successful clinical outcome measures following non-surgical periodontal treatment. Presented at the 4th Annual Session of Association of Specialists in Restorative Dentistry, 2012.
    9. D Leuke Bandara, JAVP Jayasinghe . Prosthetic Rehabilitation of a Syndromic Patient with Oligodontia- A Case Report. Presented at the 5th Annual Session of Association of Specialists in Restorative Dentistry, 2013.
    10. D Leuke Bandara, JAVP Jayasinghe . Prosthetic Rehabilitation of a Syndromic Patient with Oligodontia- A Case Report. Poster presentation at the 36th Asia Pacific Dental Congress, held in Dubai, in June, 2014.
    1. Allison DL, Willems HM, Jayatilake JA, Bruno VM, Peters BM, Shirtliff ME. Candida-Bacteria Interactions: Their Impact on Human Disease. Microbiol Spectr. 2016;4. doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.VMBF-0030-2016.
    2. Thilakumara IP, Jayatilake JA, Pallegama RW, Ellepola AN. Denture-induced stomatitis and associated factors in a group of patients attending a university dental hospital in Sri Lanka. J Investig Clin Dent. 2016 Mar 16. doi: 10.1111/jicd.12211.
    3. Howshigan J, Perera K, Samita S, Rajapakse PS. The effects of an Ayurvedic medicinal toothpaste on clinical, microbiological and oral hygiene parameters in patients with chronic gingivitis: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, parallel allocation clinical trial. Ceylon Med J. 2015; 60:126-32. doi: 10.4038/cmj.v60i4.8219.