The Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Medical Sciences, Ondo City, Ondo State is one of the seven faculties created when the University was established in April, 2015 by an act of legislation of the Ondo State House of Assembly and promulgated into Law by the then Executive Governor of the State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko. The philosophy and operations of the Faculty of Dental Sciences are in consonance with the vision and mission statements of the University and these are stated as follows:

UNIMED Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree programme is to train educationally and professionally sound Dental Surgeons (Dentists) with sufficient knowledge and skills to practice at primary and secondary care levels.  The graduates would be equipped with the requisite ability to interact with patients, evaluate them, arrive at a diagnosis and institute a management plan.

To be a national and continental center of excellence in dental education, service and research, imparting oral health care delivery in our immediate environment and advancing the knowledge of oral health.


1)   To provide access to quality tertiary education in oral health care to deserving candidates in a nation with great unmet needs;

2)   To provide an environment conducive for study, work and living in the University Community;

3)   To incorporate ICT and relevant contemporary economic, social, and financial strategies into the operations of an efficient and effective programme.

4)   To provide services that meets the needs and impact the local community and the nation at large;

5)   To produce excellent graduates, knowledgeable and skillful in the field of   dentistry; who are self-reliant and can compete successfully in the national and international environments;

6)   To provide facilities for and engage in cutting edge research and development activities which are able to project the University and Nation in the light of excellence; and

7)   To offer balanced opportunities to all students regardless of gender, race, ethnicity and any other form of classification.


The Faculty comprises of five departments; and each under a Head of Department as follows:

a.    Department of Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery

b.    Department of Oral/ Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Oral Medicine

c.    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry

d.   Department of Child Dental Health and

e.   Department of Restorative Dentistry.

To extend deliberately and meaningfully the teaching of the traditional basic biomedical sciences to dental students by including in depth coverage of those topics of special significance and relevance to dentistry.

To use a multidisciplinary approach to the study of oral tissues by the use of basic sciences and clinical sciences teachers.

To provide students with an enhanced understanding (relative to their current level of training) of scientific methodology and critical evaluation of uncomplicated scientific information.

To act as a liaison between the school of dental sciences and other departments in the College of Medicine, so as to avoid omission or duplication of topics deemed essential to dental students.


Dr. A. O. Loto

Qualification: BDS, FWACS

Designation: Associate Professor

Mr. O.O. Akinborewa

Qualification: B.A. Ed, M. A

Designation: A. O.   II


Faculty of Dental Sciences

University of Medical Sciences

Laje Road, Ondo City

Ondo State



University of Medical Sciences

Laje Road, Ondo City, Ondo State, Nigeria.
PMB 536. E-mail: info@unimed.edu.ng
Tel: +234-706-957-3618, +234-905-826-3636