Facts & figures
- Top 20 university globally QS World University Rankings 2024
Our school is based around integrated research, teaching and clinical practice. Our premium educational offering is underpinnned by our connections to Sydney Dental Hospital, Nepean Hospital and the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, but also with other local health district dental hospitals in remote, regional and rural NSW.
We're consistently ranked as one of Australia's top dental schools, where our students benefit from the opportunity to gain clinical experience in functioning dental hospitals, learn from diverse real world oral health issues, interact with dental and medical professionals, and develop an understanding of current healthcare issues.
Our simulation clinics based at Sydney Dental Hospital and the Westmead Centre for Oral Health also help students develop their confidence and skills to perform new procedures in a safe environment.
Our teaching, clinical activities and research are structured into disciplines: oral health, oral surgery, orthodontic and paediatric dentistry, population oral health and restorative and reconstructive dentistry.
As part of the wider Faculty of Medicine and Health community, our school community is engaged, socially conscious, and always seeking new ways to learn by sharing best practice. This helps us continue to offer education of the highest calibre and conduct leading research, which translates to real world impact.
Through our professional associations, our teachers, researchers, students and alumni are part of an inspiring, welcoming community of dental professionals with access to resources, real world advice and a large professional support network throughout their career. Our professional associations include:
Please note that the Sydney Dental School is currently reviewing its process for hosting external students for elective studies. The school will not be accepting application from students seeking elective opportunities until further notice.
Students seeking to engage in research activities at the school are advised to contact researchers they are interested in engaging with at first instance to inquire about research opportunities that might be available.