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“By the deficits we may know the talents, by the exceptions we may know the rules, by studying pathology we may construct a model of health.”
— Laurence Miller

Acantholytic squamous cell carcinoma

Acantholytic squamous cell carcinoma

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Cherubism

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Odontogenesis

The Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Biology at the University of Pretoria

Welcome to the University of Pretoria's Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Biology

 

Vision

The Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Biology strives to be internationally recognised for academic excellence in the fields of Oral Pathology, Oral Biology, Oral Radiology and Forensic Odontology.

Mission

The mission of the Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Biology is to:

  • Generate new knowledge through relevant research
  • Stimulate a critical approach to guide students in the process of independent learning, thereby contributing to the delivery of competent newly graduated dentists
  • Provide diagnostic pathological, radiological and forensic odontological services of the highest quality
  • Create a stimulating and pleasant environment in which students and personnel can thrive

This is achieved through our core values of respect, care and consideration for our colleagues, patients and students, and the belief that there is no substitute for excellence.

Prospective students who are interested in pursuing studies in oral pathology and oral biology are encouraged to peruse the academic programmes that we offer.

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