Education of the highest quality in Oral Health professions
The vision for the School of Dentistry and Oral Health is to enhance its position nationally and internationally as a world-class, research-based school, offering education of the highest quality in the oral health professions and to play a leading national and international role with particular relevance to the community and economy of Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region.
Dean and Head of School
The School, led by Professor Robert M. Love ONZM, has an internationally recognised staff profile that delivers high standard contemporary-based clinical and Higher Degree Research programs in a stimulating and challenging intellectual environment. The School provides a suite of programs to train dentists, dental specialists, dental technicians, dental prosthetists who are at the forefront of oral health education, enabling students to become competent and caring health practitioners who will meet changing community needs. Central to the vision of the School is our Centre for Personalised Oral Health and Craniofacial Research that undertakes cutting-edge research that is directly applicable to contemporary oral health practice, with particular emphasis to the economic, social and cultural well-being of Australia and the greater Asia-Pacific region.
Innovative Learning and Teaching
The AUS$150 million purpose-built Griffith Health Centre is set in the stunning Gold Coast region of Australia. Despite its young age, the School of Dentistry and Oral Health is already excelling at providing a world-class education for upwardly mobile and ambitious students to learn their craft in state-of-the-art facilities.
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Your Journey with the School of Dentistry and Oral Health
The School of Dentistry and Oral Health newsletter provides updates on industry news, achievements and events within our School. Topics include learning and teaching innovations, technological advancements, staff and student opportunities and accomplishments, community engagement and school based events.
June 20, 2019
Griffith Emeritus Professor given prestigious Global Oral Health Research Award
Griffith University Emeritus Professor Newell Johnson has received the 2019 Global Oral Health Research Award.
November 02, 2018
Convoluted career path lands Nelson a career in dentistry
When Nelson Bayer graduates this year with a Bachelor of Dentistry and Oral Health, it will be the culmination of a hard fought and long path to success.
July 31, 2018
Awards showcase outstanding Health alumni
From paediatric palliative care and humanitarian dental work to a passion for astrophysics and groundbreaking scientific research into Malaria, the 2018 Alumni Awards showcase the rich diversity of Griffith’s Health and Science alumni.
June 22, 2018
Gold Coast research helps fight against oral cancer in India
Griffith alumnus Dr Bhawna Gupta is applying research conducted on the Gold Coast to inform programs and policies around a medical epidemic in her Indian homeland