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Our Team

Dr. Diana Gunawardena

Dr. Diana Gunawardena

Chairperson

BDS (Peradeniya) and Specialized in Cosmetic Dentistry

Doctor Diana is a qualified dental surgeon from the University of Peradeniya and is registered to the Srilanka medical council (SLMC) as a dental surgeon; she’s a registered dental practitioner in the service for over 20 years.

She has upgraded her knowledge in current state of the art techniques she’s also is specialized in the field of implant dentistry from the American Academy of Implant dentistry by following number of continuous hands on programs conducted by senior expertise from around the world. She continues to feed her hunger for knowledge by following new sources to remain compeative and a head in her field of study.

She has her well-equipped Dental Surgery in Kandy. She is more than capable in assessing, and diagnosing cases. She has successfully completed number of smile designing cases. Apart from her normal routine cases, The latest concept Total reconstruction of the mouth which Dr.Diana has built up a name for.

She gets the Laboratory service from local and foreign (German) Dental Laboratories.

She writes Dental articles to Lanka Woman (LW), one of the leading magazines in Sri Lanka published by Wijeya Newspapers.

She is a guest speaker in number of international schools, organizations, and institutions, for oral health education programs.

Mr.Percy and Dr.Diana have their own villa A 140 years old colonial bungalow which provides utmost relaxation to the guest. The breath holding scenic beauty of the place will be maximized with Dr.Diana’s interior and exterior setup.

Dr.Diana’s superior quality management of the entire role silently says that she can easily be the pioneer of the Sri Lanka Dental Tourism project.

Prof. N.A.de S.Amaratunga

Prof. N.A.de S.Amaratunga

Senior Professor

BDS, FDSRCS, PhD, DSc

Prof.Amaratunga is an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon with thirty years experience in the specialty. His main areas of interest had been facial clefts, facial deformities, facial injuries and oral surgery. He has treated more than 15000 babies with cleft lip and cleft palate. His experience in the field of facial deformities like jaw defects and facial asymmetry is considerable. Prof.Amaratunga received his training in these fields mainly in the UK.

Prof. Amaratunga has an excellent academic record. After graduating with a BDS from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka he proceeded to the UK for his post graduate training. He obtained the fellowship degree; FDSRCS while in the UK and underwent further training in oral surgery. He returned to Sri Lanka in 1972 and was appointed the Consultant Dental and Oral Surgeon at Teaching Hospital, Kandy in the Central Province which post he held until 1977. Prof. Amaratunga joined the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, where he excelled both academically and professionally. He held the post of Head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for several years. He served the Faculty as its Dean as well.

Prof.Amaratunga developed into an excellent Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon displaying good surgical skills in the field of Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate. He gave a new lease of life to thousands of children unfortunate to have been born with this deformity in the face. He also operated on several other deformities of the face affecting the jaws, lips, mouth, nose and soft tissue arising as birth deformities and also due to injury.

Prof. Amaratunga was awarded a merit promotion to Professorship in 1990 and appointed to the Chair in Oral Surgery soon after. He obtained a PhD for his research on Facial Injuries. He has several peer reviewed research publications in International Journals on Cleft Lip and Palate and also on facial injuries.

Prof.Amaratunga was awarded the highest degree that a university could award; Doctor of Science by the University of Peradeniya which was a merit award for his research and service in the field of Cleft Lip and Palate. He has developed the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery which is recognized as a training centre by the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Prof.Amaratunga has also developed the Cleft Lip and Palate Unit as a Centre of Excellence at the Faculty of Dental Science which is recognized by the Smile Train, a USA based organization that assist Cleft Lip and Palate Units in the world.

Dr. Thilak Jayalath

Dr. Thilak Jayalath

Senior Lecturer

MBBS (Peradeniya), MD(Col ), MRCP(UK), FRCP (Edin.), FRCP (London), FCCP

Dr. Thilak has completed his MBBS degree in University of Peradeniya and thereafter he flew to England for his foreign training. 1998 he started his foreign training as a senior registrar in Guys hospital in London.

In 1999 December after obtaining overseas training he came back to serve his motherland. There he joined as a Consultant Physician in the Teaching Hospital University of Peradeniya.

While serving to the university of Peradeniya, in 2006 he obtained his FRCP Edinbarough and in 2007 FRCP London. In 2010 he obtained his FCCP.

Currently he serves as a senior lecturer in medicine in the University of Peradeniya and also treats thousands of patients in and around Kandy.

Staff


  • A Senior Professor of Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Senior Professor of Periodontology
  • A Cosmetic Dentist
  • An Implantologist
  • Consultant Orthodontist
  • A Consultant Physician
  • An Administrative Nursing Officer

Our Laboratory Team


German Dental Laboratory (Pvt) Ltd

Mr. Dirk Eular - Director


Gunarathna Dental Laboratory (Pvt) Ltd

Mr. Neil Gunarathne - Director


Densu Ceramic Dental Laboratory (Pvt) Ltd

Mr. Emil Neethiraj- Director


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