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Professor D Y D Samarawickrama, BDS(Cey) PhD (Lond) FDSRCS (Eng)

Emeritus Professor of Conservative Dentistry

Room Number: Institute of Dentistry


BDS (Cey.) 1968
PhD (Lond.) 1975
FDSRCS (Eng.) 1992
Employee of this institution (under various names) since 1983
Progressed from Lecturer, Senior Lecturer (1989) to Professor (2004)
Director, Dental Auxiliary School , LHMC from 1989 - 1995


Research Interests:

My research continues to be within the field of dental metrology and the application of measurement to various aspects of clinical dentistry using precise methodology.

This work includes studies in areas such as:

  • The development of measurement strategies
  • Finite Element Analysis of stresses within restorations
  • Assessment of quality of tooth preparations to receive a variety of restorations e.g. crowns, veneers, onlays
  • Fit of restorations
  • Wear of restorations

Selected Publications:

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