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Faculty of Dentistry

Faculty of Dentistry - Al Baha University seeks to achieve regional leadership and global excellence in the field of dental research and services and aims to prepare students with professional competencies in dental sciences through a distinguished and comprehensive education with a focus on the needs of the community of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region and provide an environment for lifelong learning. The Faculty aims to graduate dentists:  To graduate professionally qualified dentists who acquire lifelong learn skills  To Obtain national and international accreditation by establishing a quality system to ensure excellence of program outputs  To Support and encourage scientific research in the Faculty of Dentistry  To provide quality dental services to patients and the community  To graduate professionally trained dentists with integrated and balanced personality capable of serving his community and country.

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Department of Dental Education


The Department of Dental Education was established with the establishment of the College to cope with the developments and changes taking place globally in medical education and the shift from traditional teaching and learning methods to integrated student-centered learning based on problem-solving, continuous assessment and feedback through integrated curricula based on competencies. Medical education focuses on the development of the capabilities, efficiency and effectiveness of faculty members through the provision of diverse courses and the development of curricula, teaching methods and evaluation in the field of dental education in order to provide the appropriate scientific and educational environment for students and support students through training and the provision of teaching aids for students. It also focuses on highlighting and activating the elements of integration and overlap between all courses of dentistry, both courses of basic preclinical and clinical sciences to benefit in the integrated medical training for students.


Areas of work of the department

  • The field of development and curricula

  • Field of measurement and evaluation

  • Field of professional development and training

Continuous Learning


To enrich the educational, research and technological system in the field of dental education to cope with the challenges of the times and prepare outstanding graduates of the labor market while contributing to solving the problems of the surrounding society.


Assisting the College in achieving its mission in: -

  • Graduating a dentist with medical education skills and medical work to serve the community

  • Provide programs to develop the skills and methods of teaching and learning among faculty members and students in the college

  • Introducing and applying modern curricula and trends in medical education and developing methods and means of evaluating students and trainees

  • Conduct a comprehensive assessment and evaluation of the educational environment and ensure consistency between educational objectives and teaching methods used to accomplish them as well as assessment methods.

  • Continuous review of the development and updating of the curriculum at the faculty continuously to conform to the ongoing changes in the field of medical education.

Encourage continuous learning



Academic Consulting

Responsibilities of the Academic Consulting Committee:

  •  Presence during the registration period
  •  Awareness of the goals and responsibilities of academic guidance among faculty and students
  • Supervising the process of implementing and following up the instructions and procedures of academic guidance
  •  Announcing the schedules for the distribution of students to academic advisors and introducing students to academic advisors
  •  Directing students to review and cooperate with the academic advisor
  •  Take actions in some matters of emergency and academic guidance, which needs to take actions in which to manage the college
  •  direct intervention in some cases where the academic advisor needs support, namely: -
  • Sudden decrease in student performance without justification

  • The student should unjustifiably postpone the study or leave the college

  • complaints of faculty members of the negative behavior of the student

  • The inability of the student to express his problems

  • the emergence of manifestations of frustration, apathy and despair on the student

Academic Accreditation


Contact us

Head of the Department: Dr. Srinivasan Jayaraman
Phone: +966-0562279450
Email:  s.rivasan@bu.edu.sa