About the College

Vision, Mission and Core Values

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Improving health by innovation in oral and craniofacial patient care through learning, discovery, and service


The College of Dentistry is dedicated to addressing the evolving health care needs of communities in Ohio, the nation, and the world by:

  • Providing comprehensive oral and craniofacial health care in an inter-professional health science community
  • Educating health care professionals and scientists in a collaborative and diverse academic environment
  • Creating, discovering, and sharing knowledge
  • Preparing socially responsible and engaged citizens
  • Promoting a culture of excellence, respect, and inclusiveness

Core Values

Shared values are the commitments made by our college community in how we conduct our work. At the College of Dentistry we value:

  • Excellence
  • Compassion
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Inclusion
  • Trust