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Mission

mission

The University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery seeks to graduate exceptional oral health care professionals, contribute to the scientific basis of treatments for diseases of the orofacial complex, and deliver comprehensive dental care. These accomplishments will promote, maintain, and improve the overall health of the people within Maryland and have a national and international impact.

Future Vision

As we strive to achieve our goals, we envision the future:

Reflecting on its heritage, the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery will join in full partnership with other campus entities. The resulting multidisciplinary ventures will contribute to our prominence in scientific discovery, scholarly activity, and service to the community. Global outreach efforts of faculty, students, and staff will be mutually rewarding. An atmosphere of collegiality and intellectual stimulation will prevail, nurturing students, faculty, and alumni.

Administrative support will help foster creativity and responsiveness to a range of opportunities. The school will create and maintain an organizational structure that enhances our ability to achieve our goals. Students, faculty, and staff will provide the highest quality oral health care. The world's first dental college, established in the 19th century, will take its place as the premier dental school of the 21st century.