Mission and Objectives

The College of Dentistry (COD) was established in the academic year 1997-1998 as the first oral and dental
health teaching institution in the United Arab Emirates. The college’s programs are tailored to meet the oral
and dental health needs of the UAE community, focusing on the prevention of oral and dental disease.

The College of Dentistry reflects the mission of Ajman University to provide
dental educational programs in the UAE, to initiate and develop basic and clinical research and to offer high
quality oral healthcare to meet the needs of the region. The College of Dentistry aims to prepare graduates
who are highly qualified in dental sciences to deliver compassionate and ethical orofacial healthcare services.


The College of Dentistry aims to:

  • Educate and train a new generation of oral health professionals to world-class standards.
  • Implement a comprehensive oral healthcare program with an emphasis on prevention.
  • Provide community dentistry services that meet world-class standards.
  • Initiate scientific research in oral health in collaboration with prestigious international dental and medical institutions, and companies related to dentistry.