The Faculty of Dentistry is recognized by the Royal COllege of Surgeons - Ireland, as a training center for the FFD and MFDS degrees.
In collaboration with the DGOI (German Dental Implant Society) and the Center of Studies - University of Jordan, The Faculty of Dentistry has established a clinical training diploma specialized in the field of dental implantology.
Some of the alumni of the Faculty of Dentistry are teachers in some prestigious universities in the world.
1. Dr. Faleh Al-Tamimi (Unversity of McGill).
2. Dr. Radi Al-Masri (University of McGill).
One of the members of the 16 Parliament of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is Dr. Ahmad Al-SHagran, an alumni of the Faculty of Dentistry.
Three staff members of the Faculty of Dentistry have won the Distinguished Researcher Prize that is given by the University for distinguished researchers. The staff members are:
- Professor Zaid Baqain
- Dr Ameen Khraisat
- Dr Firas Alsolaihat
The UJ Faculty of Dentistry alumni, who have taken the final exam of the Arab Board of health specializations for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Specialty, have all passed the exam successfully.
Twenty one doctors from several Arab countries have sat down to take exam, including four doctors who have completed the Higher Specialty Program in Oral Surgery and Maxillofacial from the University.
The four doctors have succeeded with 100% rate, noting that the exam's success rate is 67%.
The examination committee consisted of professors from Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Sudan and Jordan; the members of the committee have expressed their satisfaction and admiration for the facilities provided by the University to organize this exam.
The exam, which was held at the University and for the first time outside of the Syrian Arab Republic, in cooperation with the Department of Dentistry at the University of Jordan Hospital, qualifies the doctors to practice Oral Surgery and Maxillofacial Specialty in most Arab countries.
Students of 4th and 5th years of hte faculty have actively participated in the creation of the Jordanian Association of Dental Students that represents dental students in the kingdom. The actual president (founding president) is Osama Afaneh, a 4th year student in the faculty.
Professor Ahmad Mohammad Hamdan is appointed as Assistant Editor for Angle Orthodontist, which is one of the most important scientific journals in the field of Orthodontics.
UJ’s Faculty of Dentistry has been recently recognized by the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) to have European standards in dental education, with a curriculum in agreement with EU guidelines (ADEE standards). The recognition certificate was granted after the Faculty of Dentistry has completed a self-assessment of the curriculum followed by a comprehensive review by a team of peers from European centers of dental education.
ADEE, founded in 1975, has played an important role in this field by enhancing the quality of education, advancing the professional development of dental educators and supporting research in education and training of oral health personnel.
This recognition marks three decades of the Faculty’s hard work and determination to excel, and will undoubtedly enhance its graduates employability and competitiveness for pursuing graduate studies in prestigious institutions worldwide.
Dr. Motasum Abu-Awwad is awarded the postgraduate prize for Excellence in clinical and academic achievement during the course of studies to the Degree in Clinical Dentistry from UCL Eastman Dental Institude.
The School of Dentistry gained the global rank (142) according to the QS Ranking by Subject classification for the British QS Foundation.
Accordingly, The University of Jordan received a rating of three stars in the field of Internatioanl credits and classifcation of discplinces as the School of Dentistry obtained the global rank and The International Accreditation by ADEE
The Jordanian professor Ameen Khraisat has been selected by the President of Niigata University, Japan to receive “LIAISON PROFESSOR of Niigata University” for his contribution to the academic globalization of Niigata University by coordinating with Niigata University in terms of education, research, and student exchange activities.
Khraisat is a professor and first consultant in Prosthodontic, Implantology, and Tissue Regeneration at The University of Jordan had received his Ph.D. in Prosthodontics from Niigata University, Japan, and clinical fellowship in Implantology and Tissue Regeneration from Zurich University, Zurich, Switzerland.
The professor has published over than 80 research papers in first-class international scientific journal, an editor of many high impact-factor journals, and among the most highly cited researchers at the international level.
Specializing in dental implant biomechanics, professor Khraisat has also an international- registered patency for a new dental implant/abutment design.
According to Niigata University, professor Khraisat great contributions in education, research, and international activities are highly appreciated by the president of Niigata University, professor Sugata Takahashi who confers the title of “LIAISON PROFESSOR of Niigata University” to professor Khraisat.
حصل البحث العلمي المعنون بـ
'Dental Treatment Needs and Barrier to Oral Health Among Children Syrian Refugees in Jordan
و الذي تم باشراف الدكتور يزن حسونة و مشاركة الطلبة ريما درويش مكان و محمد شاكر غرة من كلية طب الاسنان على جائزة افضل بحث علمي في مؤتمر
24th International Association for Disability and Oral Health Congress.
و الذي يعتير اكبر مؤتمر عالمي في مجال طب الاسنان لذوي الاحتياجات الخاصة
As part of the “Day of Change” conducted at Jordan University Hospital (JUH), on the 28th of November 2018, the Department of Dentistry has conducted its own activity entitled “Oral Hygiene awareness and Early Detection of Oral Cancer”. This activity was launched by the General Director of JUH, who was received by the Dean of the Dental School at the University of Jordan and staff members.
The activity comprised instructions to children and adults on oral hygiene awareness and on methods of early detection of oral cancer, which were presented by the dental staff in the Department of Dentistry.
The University of Jordan (UJ) have successfully been recommended for the ISO 9001: 2015 certification in quality management for its commitment to the international standards set for higher education institutions.
After recent auditing, the UJ Quality Management System (QMS) was recommended for approval by Lloyd's Register (LR).
The certification demonstrates that UJ's quality management system (QMS) follows a robust and globally recognized approach.
UJ has been keen to adopt and implement the best practices and standards for its integrated performance management system. The visit took place in many schools including the School of Dentistry.
Many students participated in the Research competition held during the annual conference. Presentations varid in topics:
Anas Tae'e won the first prize for his research about "Relative Frequency of Oral Cancer in Jordan"
students, both undergraduate and post graduate, of the School of Dentistry presented their research during the annual conference of the school in March 2019.
Research presentations were of outstanding quality. The research competition prize of this year was awarded to:
Samara Al Mahdi
Demma Dababseh and Bayan Dabobosh
Shatha Abu Hammad
Dr Ibrahim Abu Tahun, Associate Professor in School of Dentistry, was elected as a head of education in the Asian Pacific Endodontic Confederation for the period 2019-2021. Worth mentioning that Dr Abu Tahun held the position of the Head of Asian Pacific Endodontic Confederation during the period 2013-2015.