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Doctor of Dental Medicine

What is Dentistry?

Dentistry is the profession or science dealing with the prevention and treatment of diseases and malformations of the teeth, gyms and oral cavity, and the removal, correction and replacement of decayed, damaged or lost parts, including such operations as the filling and crowning of teeth, straightening of teeth, and the construction of artificial dentures. 

At the UPH-DJGTMU College of Dentistry, Biñan, Laguna,  founded 1994, our goal is to produce graduates that will continually provide professional dental care not only to our local populace, but extend such services to the rest of the world.  With the continued support of the University Chancellor Dr. Arcadio L. Tamayo and UPH President Antonio L. Tamayo, we are constantly able to pursue excellence in dental education through the provision of up-to-date facilities and programs for our students.

Accomplishments and Accolades

Accreditation

We have achieved Level 3 Formal Accredited Status, granted by the PACUCOA

Dental Board Ranking

  • Notable Dental Board Performance: First Graduate 2000 - Pioneer Batch

  • Top 2 Performing Dental School in May 2001, December 2002 and December 2005 Dental Board Examination

  • 100% Passing percentage in Dental Board Examination, First Takers November 2013, May 2015 and May 2018

Individual Student’s Ranking in the Dental Boards Examinations

  • Top 3ㅤ- Dr. Abbie Kate M. Mengullo, December 2015

  • Top 10 - Dr. Clarence V. Lao, December 2011

  • Top 4ㅤ- Dr. Maria Christina S. Roda, December 2004 

  • Top 8ㅤ- Dr. Elkie Noah A. Lumagui, December 2004

Participation

Regular and active participation in national and/or regional events in the dental industry, such as:

  • National Dental Health Week Celebration

  • Philippine Dental Students Association Convention

  • Dental School Festival Dancing Competition, (awarded First Runner-Up), 2008

  • Inter-Dental School Cheering Competition, (awarded First Runner-Up), 2009 

  • PDA Oral Research Competition  , March 19 , 2019 - CHAMPION 

Outreach Programs

Regular Dental Missions and Outreach programs in several provinces such as Albay, Batangas, Cavite, Ilocos Sur, Oriental  Mindoro, Pangasinan, Quezon, Ilocos Norte, Camarines Sur, and of course, in our beloved hometown of Laguna.  On the barangay level, we have gone to several deserving communities in Muntinlupa and Quezon City.

Scholarship

A deserving senior student of the UPH-DJGTMU receives a donation from Colgate, Philippines as educational assistance.

Affiliations

Our regular participation in dental education sector as well as dental industry has ensured that the UPH-DJTMU College of Dentistry remains recognized as one of the leaders and pioneers in dentistry in the country. To date, we are recognized by the following:

  • Philippine Dental Association (PDA)

  • Philippine Association of Dental Colleges (PADC)

  • Philippine Dental Students Association (PDSA)

  • Laguna Dental Chapter (LDC)

CONTACT

Dean:  Dr. Roldan D. Concepcion, DDM , FPFA , PhD , MHSE , SPED

Email: dentistry@uphsl.edu.ph

Phone: (0917) 811 6101 / (02) 8779 5310 local 3039