History

Faculty of Dentistry, Graduate School of Dentistry,Graduate School of Oral Science


May, 1974
Organizing Section for Faculty of Dentistry was founded.
Professor TAKEDA Yoshiro(candidate for Dean) was installed the chief.
October, 1976
The University of Tokushima Faculty of Dentistry was established.
Two departments (Departments of Biochemistry and Orthodontics) were founded.
Professor TAKEDA Yoshiro(Department of Biochemistry) was installed as the new Dean.
April, 1977
60 students were admitted to the Faculty as the first term students.
Three departments(Departments of Conservative Dentistry, Removable Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) were founded.
April, 1978
Five departments (Departments of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Dental Engineering, Periodontology and Endodontology) were founded.
October, 1978
Professor TAKEDA Yoshiro(Department of Biochemistry) was installed as Dean.
March, 1979
Construction of the building of Faculty of Dentistry and University Dental Hospital was completed.
April, 1979
Five departments(Departments of Anatomy and Histology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Preventive Dentistry, Fixed Prosthodontics) were founded.
Dental education for students was started in the new building.
April, 1980
Two departments (Oral and maxillofacial Surgery and Oncology, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology) were founded.
October, 1980
Professor TAKEDA Yoshiro(Department of Biochemistry) was installed as Dean.
April, 1982
Department of Pediatric Dentistry was founded.
October, 1982
Professor TAKEDA Yoshiro(Department of Biochemistry) was installed as Dean.
April, 1983
The Graduate School of Dentisty was established.
September,1983
Construction of the building for lecturer was completed.
October, 1984
Professor TAKEDA Yoshiro(Department of Biochemistry) was installed as Dean.
April, 1987
Professor MATSUMOTO Naoyuki(Department of Removable Prosthodontics) was installed as the new Dean.
April, 1989
Professor WAKANO Yoichi(Department of Periodontology and Endodontology) was installed as the new Dean.
April, 1991
Professor KAWATA Terushige(Department of Orthodontics) was installed as the new Dean.
April, 1993
Professor KAWATA Terushige(Department of Orthodontics) was installed as Dean
April, 1995
Professor SATO Mitsunobu(Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sugery and Oncology) was installed as the new Dean.
April, 1997
Professor SATO Mitsunobu(Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sugery and Oncology) was installed as Dean.
April, 1999
A quota per year of the School of Dentistry was changed from 60 to 55 students.
April, 1999
Professor SATO Mitsunobu(Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sugery and Oncology) was installed as Dean.
April, 2001
Professor MIYAKE Yoichiro(Department of Microbiology) was installed as the new Dean.
April, 2002
Department of Dental Anesthesiology was founded.
April, 2003
Professor MIYAKE Yoichiro(Department of Microbiology) was installed as Dean.
April, 2004
Graduate School of Dentistry, Graduate School of Medicine, Graduate School of Nutrition, and Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences were integrated and reorganized; in the new organization, 1 research institute, Institute of Health Biosciences, and 4 graduate schools, Graduate School of Oral Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Nutrition and Bioscience, and Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences were established.
April, 2004
A quota per year of the Faculty of Dentistry was changed from 55 to 50 students.
April, 2004
Following the establishment of Graduate School of Oral Sciences, a quota per year of the course was changed from 18 to 26 students.
April, 2005
Professor BANDO Eiichi(Department of Fixed Prosthodontics) was installed as the new Dean.
April, 2007
Professor NAGATA Toshihiko(Department of Periodontology and Endodontology) was installed as the new Dean.
School of Oral Health and Welfare, whose quota per year is 15 students, was established.
A quota per year of the School of Dentistry was changed from 50 to 40 students. 
April, 2009
Professor HAYASHI Yoshio(Department of Oral Molecular Pathology) was installed as the new Dean. 
April, 2010
A quota per year of the Graduate School of Oral Sciences was changed from 26 to 18 students.
April, 2011
Professor ICHIKAWA Tetsuo(Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Prothodontics) was installed as the new Dean.
The Graduate School of Oral Sciences Course of Oral Health Science(Master Course) was estableshed.
April, 2013
Professor ICHIKAWA Tetsuo (Department of Oral Maxillofacial Prosthodontics and Implantology) was installed as Dean.
The school of Dentistry, 19 departments was integrated and reorganized into 4 Courses.
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