DENTAL SURGEON, EDUCATOR FOR EDELWEISS-DENTISTRY AUSTRIA AND DEWIMED ORTHODONTICS GERMANY.
Jeevana Subasinghe is a unique dentist who has a vast amount of experience in dentistry. Jeevana has a keen interest in cranial development, orthodontics and cranio-maxillofacial surgery. Due to his life circumstances, Jeevana was very fortunate to travel to many countries and also work in different environments and teams. He has a deep knowledge of oral pathology by working in Sri Lanka and in the Sudan in preventative initiatives. Jeevana is a frequent visitor to Prof.HF Sailer Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland and is a member of many study groups in Europe. He is actively involved with the current technologies in medicine and dentistry. His passion is to find solutions to problems we face. He believes digital dentistry is the way forward, but he stresses that dental professionals should not forget the basics of anatomy, physiology and pathology. He believes that having a solid foundation helps a dentist perform safely with no fear!
Born in Sri Lanka 1962, graduated from the University of Khartoum, Sudan obtaining a BDS (bachelor of Dental Surgery) in 1988. He attended Universities of Tampere and Turku, in Finland and obtained the licence to practice dentistry in Finland in 1990. Jeevana was a member of Professor Christian Lindqvist’s research team at the University of Helsinki, School of dentistry, Finland in 1998, where he took part in research with regard to reconstruction of pathological deficiencies of the jaw. After concluding the research he moved back to Sri Lanka in 1999.
1999 Research Dentist University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, and Jeevana was appointed the Director for Oral Cancer Screening Operations Sri Lanka by Rotary international.
2000-2006- National Health Service Dentist- Full range of General Dentistry, United Kingdom
2006-2012- Cosmetic, Implantology , Orthodontic and non-surgical aesthetic private practice , Newbury, Royal County of Berkshire, United Kingdom.
2013- Dr Subasinghe worked as a health care center dentist at Porvoo health care center and Sipoo health care Centre in Finland. He carried out complex oral surgery, implantology, TMD treatments, periodontal surgery, and complex prosthodontics . Dr. Subasinghe was responsible for sleep apnea treatments at the Porvoo health care center, Finland. He continued his private practice at Providental in Helsinki, mainly focusing on Orthodontics, Implantology, non-surgical facial aesthetics and Growth factor applications in the oral-facial region.
Dr. Subasinghe belongs to many study groups in Europe. He continues his education in Zurich, Switzerland at the Klinik Professor HF Sailer. He is an educator for the edelweiss dentistry, Austria and Dewimed Orthodontics, Germany.
Dr Subasinghe initiated a lecture program in 2017 to discuss surgical anatomy with regards to dental and Orthodontic implant placement, growth factor applications where necessary and also highlight the possible applications of skeletal anchorage in Orthodontics. Dr Subasinghe also introduced the edelweiss direct veneer system, which has many clinical application possibilities in dentistry.
Dr Subasinghe has given clinical presentations in Finland, United kingdom, Switzerland and in Sri Lanka and currently helps Finnish, Norwegian and Sri Lankan dentists in learning new skills and technology.
Currently Dr. Jeevana Subasinghe works at Providental Dental Clinic in Helsinki, Spesialisklinikken Haugesund, Norway and assist Professor HF Sailer in Zurich, Switzerland.