Professor Juliana O. TAIWO
BDS (Yugoslavia), DDPH (RCS, Eng.), M.Sc (Lond.), FGCS, FMCGDP
I heartily welcome you to the website of Faculty of Dentistry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria’s leading dental school, in patient care, teaching (academics) and research, contributing to the health of the Nigerian populace.
We are proud to be part of College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, the oldest and the highest ranked Medical College in Nigeria and in West Africa, as well as 4th in Africa, according to the Times Higher Education, 2020, World University Rankings. The Dental School facility is part of the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan edifice, the best, well equipped, largest and most spacious tertiary health care institution in Nigeria, with outpatient clinic attendance beyond 200,000 per year.
The dental facility is situated on a 4-acre land 20 minutes’ drive from the University of Ibadan campus. The clinic area occupies more than 15,000sq metres of floor space, accommodating a reception, large clinics for each of the dental specialties, 6 laboratories including a big phantom head laboratory, a lecture theatre, 2 lecture halls, record office, a pharmacy and a surgical suite (minor theatre, recovery room, sterilizing room and a nurses station/office). The facility has a well-equipped implantology centre, the 1st in West Africa.
The Faculty prides itself in its Robust community Dentistry programme with well-equipped primary health care clinics (at Idikan and Igboora, Ibarapa community) and a vibrant oral health outreach programme to underserved communities.