Bristol Dental School

The Department of Oral and Dental Science is part of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Bristol and is an integral component of the Dental Hospital associated with the United Bristol Healthcare Trust. We have been training Dental Surgeons since 1906 and Professionals Complementary to Dentistry since 1972. The Dental School and Hospital exist side by side within the same buildings, within easy walking distance of the main University of Bristol Campus.

The KEY AIMS of the Department of Oral and Dental Science are to:

  • Equip students with a core of appropriate knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to clinical dental practice in the 21st century
  • Encourage students to explore beyond that core and develop within a research-rich environment
  • Produce dentists who are patient-focused, good communicators, empathetic and able to work well in teams
  • Produce dentists equipped for life-long learning and eager to pass their knowledge, understanding and skills to the next generation of healthcare professionals
  • Prepare students to take their place in the community and hospital services
  • Support the training of Dental Care professionals, with emphasis on the dental team.

Contact Information


Bristol Dental School

Lower Maudlin Street



United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)117 928 9000