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 department is structured into two units, namely the “Dental Unit” and the “Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Unit”. The Dental Unit provides mainly an OPD oriented care and the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Unit provides secondary and tertiary oral and maxillofacial surgical care in the OPD and for in-patients.


  • Dental Unit Services:
    • General Dentistry
    • Paediatric Dentistry
    • Special Needs Dentistry
    • Orthodontics
    • Prosthodontics
    • Endodontics
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Unit Services:
    • General Oral and maxillofacial surgery care
    • Oral and maxillofacial pathology care
    • Facial Trauma treatments
    • Medically compromised patients surgical care
    • Dental implants