The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has pledged since its
establishment to raise the intellectual and educational level of the citizen.
The Kingdom has given development basics of special education services and
great health care interest, in particular the Colleges of Dentistry, this
interest culminated in the establishment of a tripartite committee of the
Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Finance and National Economy, and the
Ministry of Higher Education the decision of the proposed establishment of the
College of Dentistry in Dammam in 1405 AH 1984 G.
The College of Dentistry at the University of Dammam was
the first college of its kind in the Eastern Province and the third dental
institute in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Following a ministerial directive in
1430 AH/2009 CE, the College of Dentistry became part of the newly established
University of Dammam (formerly known as the Dammam campus of King Faisal
University). The College of Dentistry began accepting male students in the fall
of 2001 and female students in the fall of 2011. Since 2013 over 135 dentists
have graduated from the College.
Please visit the College of Dentistry website for further information.