Faculty of Dentistry

The Faculty of Dentistry provides scientific, technical, humanistic, and social education to train professionals committed to improving the oral health of the population.
The Faculty of Dentistry performs the essential functions of University to meet the social and educational demands of the local, national, and international context.

Academic Offerings

Undergraduate Courses

Technical Degree Courses, Teacher Training Programs and Undergraduate Courses

  • Technical degree in dental prosthesis
  • Technical degree in dental assistant
  • Dentistry
  • Intermediate tittle: Dental assistant

Posgraduate Courses

PhD Programmes

  • Dentistry

Specializations

  • Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics
  • Dentistry for children and adolescents
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Restorative dentistry
+600
students
7
Graduate courses
+12.000
patients/year
1
Scientific journal

Research

Center for Oral Health Research: research activities focus on oral cancer, prevalent oral diseases (e.g. tooth decay and periodontal diseases), disability-related diseases, and technological development. Research results are published in the Faculty of Dentistry own journal.

Community Services

Existing Programs: "Vamos al dentista" (Let´s go to the dentist), "Salud bucal en tu escuela" (Oral health at School), "ODONTO IEC", and "Sonríe comunidad" (A smiling community). These programs promote social inclusion among lower income sectors.
Existing Programs:“Vamos al dentista”(Let ́s go to the dentist),"Salud bucal en tu escuela" (Oral health at School), "ODONTOIEC" (notify, learn and communicate), and "Sonríe comunidad" (A smiling community). These programs promote social inclusion among lower income sectors.
In addition to this, the Faculty provides oral health care services at Campus facilities:

  • Maternal and Child Odontological Center(COMI)
  • Dental Care Center for the Disabled
  • Dental Care Center for the Elderly(COAM)
  • Guard,Diagnosis and Derivation of Patients Service
  • Orofacial Pain Treatment Service
  • Diagnostic Imaging Service
  • Pathological Anatomy Service
  • Psychology Service

History

  • 1950

    Creation of the School of Dentistry - dependent on the School of Medicine (National Decree Law).

  • 1975

    The Acting Dean of the Faculty of Medicine requests the creation of the Degree Course in Dentistry.

  • 1980

    Graduation of the first group of Dentists.

  • 1986

    the School changed its name to Faculty of Dentistry

  • 2015

    Creation COMI (Maternal and Child Odontological Center)

  • 2017

    New oral health office (Dental Center Reserach)

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