Vision and Mission


The Discipline envisage to becoming the forerunner of dental training in the country, by training all cadres of the oral health team, to meet the oral health needs of South Africa and the African continent through critical engagement in socially relevant education, training, research, service and outreach.


The Discipline seeks to achieve excellence in the provision of education and training programmes aimed at recruiting and developing oral health personnel who are competent to respond appropriately to the oral health needs of the people they serve, with emphasis on the primary health care approach.

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