About The School of Dentistry

Prof. O . OBUEKWE
Dean, School Of Dentistry

Office Of The Dean

The School of Dentistry was started in 1976 and the first batch of students was admitted in the 1977/78 session. It was established as an integral part of the College of Medical Sciences in 1975 by an amendment to the Edict establishing the University of Benin.

PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES OF THE SCHOOL

At the end of the University of Benin B.D.S programme, the dental graduate would have acquired pre-requisite knowledge, attitudes and skills that will enable him/her to:

  1. Function as a broad based general duty dental officer in any part of Nigeria.

  2. Identify the country’s present and future dental problems, search for information to manage or resolve them and implement relevant programmes in preventive dental health care.

  3. Manage common dental emergencies.

  4. Integrate the practice of preventive dentistry in all professional work.

  5. Collaborate with a health team and if necessary act as the leader of the team.

  6. Persevere in continuing self-education, recognizing the educational needs and selecting appropriate learning and evaluation resources.

  7. Have sufficient grounding in the basic medical sciences and scientific method so that he/she is capable of benefitting from further vocational training to become a specialist.

  8. Practice the profession always with high ethical standards and administrative integrity.

  9. Perform at a level sufficiently high to be recognized as a dental surgeon trained to international standards.

Mrs. OMOYIWOLA B.
Senior Asst. Registrar

Mrs. OPEYEMI ALUKO
Clerical Officer

Mr. McOLIVER ESOSA
Administrative Asst.

Mr. OMORUYI EDWINOSARIEMEN
Administrative Officer

Mrs. EBIALA ELIZABETH
Typist II

Mrs. UWAIFO OMOYEMWEN ESTHER

Mrs. PROSPER OMON KALESANWO
Mrs. SARAH OMUEMU
Mrs. EVELYN AIWEKHOE EGBON
Mrs. OMOFOWA MARY SHADRACH
Mrs. MARGARET AGBONBINEVIA OSAZUWA
Mr. OGHENEKEWE VICTOR