Department history

In 2009, with the establishment of the International campus of Tehran University of medical sciences school of dentistry, the education of students in oral pathology was carried out by faculty members of the department of oral pathology of the main campus of Tehran University of medical sciences school of dentistry. The department of Oral Pathology of the international campus was founded after two years of establishment when the first oral pathologist started her work there.


Introduction :  Oral and maxillofacial pathology is the science in dentistry which discusses about the nature, identification, and management of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions. It is a science that investigates the ethology and pathogenesis of these diseases. The main goal of the Department of Oral Pathology is to educate the undergraduate dental students in the diagnosis of oral diseases by providing the basic knowledge on the clinical and histopathological features of these diseases.


 Department activities :

  1. Education : Undergraduate program in DDs
  2. Research : The research activities of the Department include clinical and laboratory studies which focus on the etiology and pathogenesis of diseases of the oral mucosa, the jaws and the salivary glands.