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Dean's Office


A. Esteves, Clinical Professor and Dean pro tem
E. Whitney, Associate Professor of Teaching and Associate Dean, Academic
J. Merling, Assistant Dean, Development, Alumni and Communications
350-2194 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Telephone: 604.822.5323
Fax: 604.822.4532
Dentistry Website

The Faculty of Dentistry offers programs of study leading to the Doctor of Dental Medicine, Master of Science in Craniofacial Science, Doctor of Philosophy in Craniofacial Science, and Bachelor of Dental Science in Dental Hygiene. The Faculty also offers the International Dental Degree Completion Program. The M.Sc. and Ph.D. (Craniofacial Science) graduate programs are offered as stand-alone degrees or in combination with a diploma in one of several clinical specialties (endodontics, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, and prosthodontics). In addition post-graduate programs in Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology and a General Practice Residency are available. For information on graduate and post/graduate programs, see the Faculty of Dentistry's website ( In addition to graduate and postgraduate programs, there is strong emphasis on continuing dental education for the dental and allied professions, under the jurisdiction of the Office of the Vice Provost Health.

The teaching and research facilities of the Faculty of Dentistry are housed in the Dental Health Sciences (John Barfoot Macdonald) Building, while clinical facilities are housed in the adjoining Nobel Biocare Oral Health Centre, all part of the Health Sciences Centre to promote integrated teaching of the health services team. Instruction in the basic biomedical sciences is provided by basic science departments of the faculties of Dentistry and Medicine. Library facilities are provided in the Woodward Biomedical Library.

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