Historical back ground of the department
It was in 1997 E.C that the department of dentistry established in Jimma University. It is the only department in Ethiopia who train skillful dental medical doctors, since it established two batches are graduated from this department, in the first 38 and in the second 38.
To prepare module for all course
To establish four additional rooms
To increase out patient service
To organized limu genet hospital as practical sit fro dental interns
Empower the department by employing deferent specialists
Revising the curriculum of DMD
Short term training for nurse in the dental clinic and to each TTP sit of Jimma
To creat a direct side link to department of general surgery, orthopedics center and ICU
To establish quick emergency management system
Prepare defined student assessment methods
To create link with related organizations
To train native specialists in different disciplines
To start basic research in oral health
To start in patient service (15-20 patients)
To start post graduate training
To strength JU as the pin or in solving the oral heath problem of the community
To have an international journal of dentistry
The vision of dentistry department is being the leading training center in the country that trains skillful, efficient, effective and internationally competent dental physicians in respect to basic research activities and practical clinical service.
Mission of the department
The mission of dentistry department is achieving the mission of Jimma University in the department i.e. the department is a center of academic excellence integrating training, research and service.
Providing organized and practical based education for dentistry and other related departments (e.g. medicine, health officer) to produce skilled health professional providing standardized fast and safe oral health service for the community.