The principles that guide us

The Faculty of Dentistry of McGill University envisions a world rooted in conscientious caring for life, and a healthy and supportive environment for all. We strive for distinction in research, innovation and education for oral health and well-being.


The mission of the Faculty of Dentistry is to advance transformative education, science-based intervention and lifelong learning grounded in high calibre research and exceptional clinical training. Our programs foster access to integrated care, community service and engagement. We bridge fundamental, applied and translational research to dental practice using creative knowledge transfer. Through strong community partnerships as well as national and international collaboration, our faculty promotes sustainable growth, connectivity and innovation.


The Faculty of Dentistry’s core values embrace equity, diversity and inclusion, compassion, integrity, transparency, social responsibility, professionalism, and academic excellence and freedom.

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