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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 Preventive Dental Sciences


The Department of Preventive Dental Sciences was established with the establishment of the College to provide theoretical and laboratory teaching programs for undergraduate students through four divisions within the framework of minimum prevention and preventive treatments with the use of modern diagnostic methods. It initiates research and behavioral programs in coordination with basic science programs and helps catalyze community dental health programs to provide dental prevention to individuals and communities and keep pace with developments and changes in the world of medical and biomedical sciences.


Different sections of Department

Includes the following four divisions:

a. Community and Public Health Dental Division:

This Division aims to prepare the student to respond to the needs of the community, especially with regard to oral and dental medicine, according to the social and cultural conditions of the community.

b. Orthodontic Division:

This department is interested in teaching the student the basics of orthodontics and diagnosing defects in the dental system and deformation of the mouth and face

c. Division of Pediatric Dentistry:

This course studies the preventive and therapeutic methods of dental and acquired dental problems, as well as the natural growth of teeth and oral parts of patients.

d. Division of Periodontics:

This division is concerned with training students in clinical and imaging examination of the teeth and surrounding tissues and to identify the pathological changes resulting from them and causing them


Enriching the educational, research and technological system in the field of preventive dental sciences to cope with the challenges of the times and preparing 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 the skills of preventive dental science and medical work skills to serve the community

  • Keep abreast of recent developments in preventive dental science.

  • Organizing training courses in the field of preventive dentistry in line with the needs of students and the community as well as rehabilitation and consultancy courses.

  • Prepare qualified graduates for further teaching and scientific research.

  • Encourage scientific research and make it a priority of the department with the holding of periodic scientific seminars.



Academic Consulting

Responsibilities of the Academic Consulting Committee:

1- Presence during the registration period

2. 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

4- Announcing the schedules for the distribution of students to academic advisors and introducing students to academic advisors

5. Directing students to review and cooperate with the academic advisor

6 – Take actions in some matters of emergency and academic guidance, which needs to take actions in which to manage the college

7 - direct intervention in some cases where the academic advisor needs support, namely: -

  1. Sudden decrease in student performance without justification

  2. The student should unjustifiably postpone the study or leave the college

  3. complaints of faculty members of the negative behavior of the student

  4. 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. Nagesh Bhat
Phone: +966-0551736841
Email: n.bhat@bu.edu.sa