Dental & Maxillofacial Surgery Department
  • About
  • Vision & Mission
  • Services

About Dental & Maxillofacial Surgery Department:

With the opening of the Sultan Qaboos University Hospital in Feb. 1990, the Department started providing only primary dental care services. Over the past 3 decades, the department has undergone major developments and now provides primary, secondary and tertiary Dental and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery clinical services. Clinical services are provided by a team comprising 15 doctors, 5 technicians and 14 supporting medical and dental staff working in harmony to fulfil the department’s role of excellence in clinical care in addition to teaching, research and training.


The Dental & Maxillofacial Surgery Department is a well-known centre of excellence in treating and providing clinical dental care for many categories of complex medically compromised patients and works to provide a comprehensive patient’s-centred care to all referred patients.


We aspire to be recognized internationally as a leading center of excellence in clinical dental care, teaching and research.


  • To create and facilitate environment that supports innovation and excellence in undergraduate teaching, clinical research and postgraduate clinical training.
  • To deliver high quality dental and maxillofacial surgical care.
  • To deliver high quality patient’s centred care at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital.

Clinical Services

The Dental & Maxillofacial Surgery Department provides primary, secondary and tertiary clinical services.

The Dental Unit Services:

provides mainly an OPD oriented care
  • General Dentistry
  • Paediatric Dentistry
  • Special Needs Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Endodontics

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Unit Services:

provides secondary and tertiary oral and maxillofacial surgical care
  • General Oral and maxillofacial surgery care
  • Oral and maxillofacial pathology care
  • Facial Trauma treatments
  • Medically compromised patients surgical care
  • Dental implants