History

History

◆Apr. 1965
・The Faculty of Dentistry, School of Dentistry with the class capacity of 40 students was established.
・The administrative Faculty Committee started functioning.
・The Faculty of Dentistry was opened for 42 students of predental course.

◆Apr. 1966
Four departments (1st Department of Oral Anatomy, Department of Oral Physiology, Department of Oral Biochemistry and Department of Oral Pathology) were established.

◆Apr. 1967
Six departments (2nd Department of Oral Anatomy, Department of Oral Microbiology, Department of Biomaterials Science, 1st Department of Operative Dentistry, 1st Department of Removable Prothodontics and Department of Oral Surgery) were established.

◆May. 1967
・The administrative Faculty Committee was abolished.
・Faculty meeting in the Faculty of Dentistry started functioning.
・Building A (the primary construction) of the Faculty of Dentistry and the University Dental Hospital was completed.

◆Mar. 1968
Building A (the second construction) was completed.

◆Apr. 1968
Three departments (Department of Dental Pharmacology, Department of Preventive Dentistry and Department of Orthodontics) were established.

◆Mar. 1969
The building A (the third construction) of the Faculty of Dentistry and University Dental Hospital was completed.

◆Apr. 1969
Two departments (2nd Department of Endodontics and Periodontology, 2nd Department of Fixed Prosthodontics) were established.

◆Feb. 1972
Animal Laboratory of the Faculty of Dentistry was completed.

◆Apr. 1972
The Dental Technicians School was established at the Faculty of Dentistry.

◆Apr. 1973
The 2nd Department of Oral Surgery was established. The already existing Department of Oral Surgery was renamed the 1st Department of Oral Surgery.

◆Mar. 1976
New building B was completed.

◆Apr. 1976
・The School for Dental Hygienists (specialized training college) was established at the Faculty of Dentistry, and the Department of Dental Hygiene of the Dental Hygienist Course was established at the college.
・The Department of Dental Technique of the Dental Technicians Course was established at the attached Dental Technicians School which became a specialized training college.

◆Apr. 1978
・The Department of Oral Radiology was established.
・A quota per year was expanded to 80 students.

◆Apr. 1979
The Department of Pediatric Dentistry was established.

◆Mar. 1980
New building D was completed for education in the Faculty of Dentistry.

◆Dec. 1980
New building C was completed for clinical research developments.

◆Apr. 1986
Administrations of the Faculty of Dentistry and University Dental Hospital merged and reorganized into General Affairs Section and Operative Affairs Section.

◆Apr. 1987
A quota per year was changed to 60 students.

◆Apr. 2000
・A quota per year was changed to 55 students.
・The number of transfer students admitted in the 3rd year is limited to 5 per year: Accepting transfer admission applications for April 2002 began.
・The Department of Dental Anesthesiology was established.

◆Apr. 2001
Nineteen departments of the Faculty of Dentistry were reorganized into five departments.

◆Apr. 2002
Five divisions of the Faculty of Dentistry were reorganized into five subjects.

◆Oct. 2003
Administrations of the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Dentistry and the Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine were reorganized into two: administrations of the University Hospital and administrations of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

◆Apr. 2004
Hiroshima University was renamed Hiroshima University National University Corporation under the National University Corporation Law.

◆Apr. 2005
The School of Oral Health Science was established at the Faculty of Dentistry.

◆Oct. 2005
・The Attached Medical Practitioner Education Development Center was established as a unit affiliated with the Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry.
・Transfer admission into 3rd year was changed to 2nd year (latter term).

◆Mar. 2006
The School for Dental Hygienists and the Dental Technicians School were closed.

◆Apr. 2006
The Attached Medical Practitioner Education Development Center was renamed the Attached Medical Practitioner Education Development Center (affiliated with Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy, after the establishment of the Pharmacology Department).

◆Mar. 2007
The antiseismic reinforcement for the building A of the Faculty of Dentistry and University Dental Hospital was completed.

◆Mar. 2008
The antiseismic reinforcement for the building B of the Faculty of Dentistry was completed.

◆Apr. 2009    
School of Oral Health Science was renamed (only Japanese).

◆Oct. 2010    
BioDental Curriculum Center was established.

◆Apr. 2011
・Transfer admission into 2nd year (the quota 5) was abolished.
・The number of students admitted for School of Dentistry per year was changed to 53.
・Center of International Collaboration Development for Dentistry was newly established.

◆Oct. 2011
International Dental Course was established at the School of Dentistry of the Faculty of Dentistry.

◆Apr. 2012
Following the establishment of Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, all subjects of the School of Dentistry in the Faculty of Dentistry were closed, and 1 subject of the School was newly established.

◆Mar. 2014
The antiseismic reinforcement for the building A(1~3F) of the Faculty of Dentistry was completed.

◆Oct. 2015
50th Anniversary Ceremony of the School of Dentistry was held.

◆Feb. 2016
The antiseismic reinforcement for the building D of the School of Dentistry was completed.

◆May. 2018
The antiseismic reinforcement for the building C of the School of Dentistry was completed.

◆Jul. 2019    
Center for Dental Hygienists’ Education and Training was established.

 

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