School of Dentistry

Name: Dr. James Magara


Qualifications: BDS, MSc, MAOLM,DSL


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School: School of Dentistry

welcome remarks from the dean

You are warmly welcome to the Uganda Christian University School of Dentistry which started in 2018 as a Department of the School of Medicine. In 2020, the department morphed out to become a School in its own right. The School is housed in the Katherine Block at Mengo Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. The school currently only offers a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Surgery and has 24 students and 10 staff members. It has 5 departments namely:

  1. Restorative Dentistry – Headed by Dr. Ken Chapman
  2. Orthodontics & Paediatric Dentistry – Headed By Dr. Aisha S. Bataringaya
  3. Community Dentistry & Dental Public Health – Headed by Dr. Nevis Agirembabazi
  4. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery – Headed by Dr. Arabat Kasangaki
  5. Research and Innovation – Headed by Dr. Margaret Wandera

UCU School of Dentistry Vision Statement

To be a global centre of excellence for oral health care professional education, training, oral health care service delivery and research in Africa

UCU School of Dentistry Mission Statement

To advance oral health for all through quality training of oral health professionals, holistic oral health care services and innovative translational research

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