The School of Dentistry, once the Department of Dentistry, was founded in March 2011. Dentistry is a 5-year undergraduate program that authorized to grant students bachelor degree. A Brand Construction Discipline for Undergraduate in Hubei Province, Dentistry is the characteristic specialty of HUM.
The Dentistry School consists of a first, second and third department; established based on the programs of Taihe Hospital and Dongfeng Hospital. There are 18 teachers, professors or associate professors, 4 master tutors, and 31 teachers are hold doctorate or master’s degrees. The two newly built Dentistry Experimentation Center consists of 6 laboratories (3 labs respectively) equipped with advanced instruments to ensure the quality of experimental teaching, 10 training hospitals, and 3-A Level Hospitals in Hubei, Shanghai, Chongqing and Shanxi, available for the students to hold internships. The School of Dentistry one Provincial Excellent Course and three University’s Excellent Courses.
The Dentistry School has established platforms for research, social practice and activities for the students to improve their abilities overall. There are four social practice bases for the students and hundreds of students’ activities are held there annually. Student can participate in activities like Super Dentist Comprehensive Skills Contest, Teeth-Care Social Activities, Volunteer Services and English Talent Competitions. Improving students' ability to carry out scientific research is a high priority. 50% of the students are involved in many different research programs. Because of the successful efforts of teachers and students; 6 students has gained the provincial awards, 5 students has gained the municipal awards, 28 the university awards.
The School of Dentistry is quality oriented, focusing on development through ability and technology. The School of Dentistry is strict with teaching management to improve the quality of teaching and to strengthen students’ clinical thinking and practical abilities. There has been a great deal of talent in dentistry that has been enriched here. The employment rate among graduates is consistently 100%.