The Faculty of oral and dental medicine has the following aims in its teaching, learning, and scholarly activities:
1- Attract first-class scholars and teachers who have demonstrated ability, creativity and achievement in activities such as scientific or educational research and clinical practice.
2- Encourage excellent and innovative research and professional activities that elucidate the features and mechanisms of craniofacial and oral functions and disorders and related diseases and that improve diagnosis and therapy for these disorders and diseases.
3-Attract excellent and highly motivated undergraduate students.
4- Foster in the students a commitment to lifelong learning, social concern and compassion, and ethical and responsible professional activities.
5- Provide for students challenging and current educational programs emphasizing the acquisition of knowledge, technology and clinical skills, creative thinking, critical inquiry and analysis, and problem solving.
6- Provide educational and research facilities, patient care services, and ¡information and administrative support services of the highest quality, and foster and recognize achievements in learning and excellence in teaching and in scholarly activities.
7- Foster cooperation, interdisciplinary collaboration and achievement within the Faculty and between the Faculty and the University, the future teaching hospitals of the University, research institutes, government, industry, professional and community agencies and international academic institutions that have interests in the Faculty’s activities.
8- Provide opportunities for sharing of its educational expertise with Alumni and other persons in professional practice and other institutions.