The mission of the department is to advance the practice of medicine, improve patient care and promote scholarly activities. Central to this mission are the following:

  • To encourage and support the pursuit of high quality, leading-edge education and research.
  • To promote the dissemination of new knowledge in the management of orofacial disorders.
  • The talent of our staff and students and their commitment to these mission values sustain our pursuit of excellence in our practice and research.