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, 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.
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.
November 27, 2017
Boosting medical research via Griffith biobanking
Translational medical research has been given a major boost with the introduction of a new biobanking resource at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus.
October 26, 2017
Women are ‘awesome’ but where does balance lie for them in the workforce?
Women are “awesome” but there can still be an unconscious bias in the recruitment of them to senior leadership positions.
July 13, 2017
All smiles for Griffith graduates at dental ‘oasis’
Griffith dental graduates Dr Bharat Agrawal and Dr Andrew Firgaira are providing an "oasis" for patients attending their studios on the Gold Coast
March 14, 2017
Gold Coast a new Australian hub for clinical trials
From Phase 1 human trials for a Malaria vaccine, to studies aimed at treating osteoporosis and a number of trials into innovative life-saving stroke treatment, the Gold Coast Health & Knowledge Precinct is fast gaining a reputation as a leading location for clinical trials.