The mission of Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine is to educate dentists and improve the oral health of the region through patient care, research / scholarship and service.
The School of Dental Medicine will be nationally recognized for excellence in contemporary dental education that is delivered in an environment of inclusiveness and respect.
The Goals of the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine are to:
Provide predoctoral and postdoctoral students with a quality education that integrates evidence-based knowledge and skills in the clinical, biomedical, and behavioral sciences necessary to become competent and proficient practitioners.
Research / Scholarship
Approved by the SDM Faculty Assembly on December 20, 2010