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The School of Dentistry is located at the southern end of the University campus, within the health care schools complex which inculdes the University Hospital too. Lectures, seminars and pre-clinical laboratory courses are held in the main building within the univeristy campus, whereas clinical courses are conducted within the clinical department present in the outpatient block at the Univeristy Hospital, which is within a five minutes walk from the School

The entire DDS cuciculum is taught at the Univeristy of Jordan and its hospital; by a total of 57 full time faculty along with part-time faculty from the various health care sectors. The curiculum is delivered by four departments: 

  •  Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine, and Periodontology.
  • Department of Conservative Dentistry. 
  • Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics and Preventive Dentistry. 
  • Department of Removable Prosthodontics.  

Admission to the school is open to Jordanian and non-Jordanian alike. The former have two roots for application, through to the national adimission service by the Ministry of Higher Education. 

Research conducted by faculty covers the various dental specialities, many researchers are part of multy-disciplinary research teams with some activily involved with research centers abroad. The Univeristy of Jordan provides funds and reseach laboratories for faculty and students alike to conduct research. In addition, evey year a number of faculty apply for sabbatical abroad.