The Faculty of Dentistry at Jordan University of Science and Technology was founded by a royal decree on the 16th September 1983 and the first group of students was admitted in the academic year 1984/1985. The Faculty offers excellent facilities for undergraduate and postgraduate training and is developing programs for all professionals in dentistry who wish to continue their education and obtain further qualifications.
The Faculty grants Bachelor Degrees of Dental Surgery (BDS) after successfully completing (213) credit hours (typically 5 years of study) divided into 3 academic stages: The first 2 years mainly cover basic science with courses being given in the Faculty of Science and Arts. The pre-clinical third year which prepares the students to clinical aspects of the curriculum is spent in the dental training laboratories. The courses in the 4th and 5th years are clinical and patient care is given in the teaching clinics of the Dental Teaching Center.
The Faculty grants MDentSci degrees in seven specialties after the successful completion of 34 credit hours for each program. These Programs are:
- Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics
- Oral Surgery
- Oral Medicine and Pathology
- Pediatric Dentistry
In addition, the Faculty recently introduced the higher speciality training in Oral Surgery.The clinical training program in all above disciplines fullfils the criteria of eligibility to set the Jordanian Dental Board Examination.
Our Faculty members are world-renowned within their fields of specialization. They are driven by a great desire to contribute both to our students education and to the field of dentistry. The Faculty of Dentistry has earned an international reputation for its educational, clinical, research, service and patient care programs. For students who have excelled in their academic studies and are interested in belonging to a compassionate and challenging profession, we invite you to learn more about our programs. We are proud of our accomplishments and are confident you will be impressed by the education we offer.