Message from the Dean

Thank you for visiting the website of the Faculty of Dentistry, Khon Kaen University

On behalf of Khon Kaen University Faculty of Dentistry, it is my great pleasure to welcome you to our website. The KKU Faculty of Dentistry is the 1st Dental School established in the northeastern region of Thailand. It is located in the prestigious KKU Health Sciences Centre, the largest medical complex in the region, together with all health-related faculties. This unique environment of interprofessional collaborations provides supports for our faculty’s strives to advance the field of oral and maxillofacial medicine through basic, clinical and translational research.

The KKU Faculty of Dentistry celebrated its 40th Anniversary in 2019 to mark a major milestone in our history. We will continue to build upon our strengths to produce leaders in the fields of oral health and to provide high quality dental services to all people throughout the region. Our vision statement, “A Great Dental School for All,” shows that we aim not only to educate excellent clinicians, but also to produce professionals who earn their patients’ trust and provide oral health services with high standards.

Apart from the undergraduate Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) program, the Dental School offers higher education in a variety of programs, including Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Dentistry, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Higher graduate Diploma, residency training and several short-term training programs. Additional information is provided in our website.

With faculty members of unsurpassed quality and reputation, we provide advanced and comprehensive trainings to students in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. In addition, we organize a variety of knowledge exchange activities for students to engage with the oral health profession, other health professions and the community. Our faculty and students also provide regular dental services for underserved population and host many projects for oral health promotion in the community throughout the year.

We have been recognized as one of Thailand’s leading dental school for dental education, oral health research, innovation and patient care. We hope that the information in our website will give you a glimpse of why we continue to be one of the top choices for dental school in Thailand.

We would like to extend a warm welcome to all future students, visitors and patients, and invite you to explore more about Khon Kaen University Faculty of Dentistry through this website. We look forward to welcoming you to KKU.

Associate Professor Dr. Waranuch Pitiphat
Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, Khon Kaen University