Mission Statement

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We will develop in dental professionals the knowledge and skills to provide exemplary care to the diverse communities that we serve.  We will influence the future of oral health care through scholarly inquiry, innovation and research.


To be one of Canada's top dental schools, delivering an extraordinary scholarly experience that prepares our students to be exceptional dental professionals, within their communities and on the global stage.


As leaders who are committed to exceptional results, we embrace the following core values:

  • Compassionate, patient-centred care;
  • Social responsibilities and accountabilities;
  • Innovation and scientific excellence;
  • Diversity;
  • Learning experiences that foster academic leadership, critical inquiry, and a passion for life-long learning; and
  • Collaboration and partnership.