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History

1. Graduate School of Dental Science

April 1, 1974
The Graduate School of Dental Science was established. Two departments (Department of Basic Dental Science, Department of Clinical Dental Science) were founded. A quota of 30 students per year.
April 1, 1997
The Graduate School to offer both daytime and evening classes was established.
April 1, 2000
The Graduate School of Dental Science was changed to one department and had seven divisions (Division of Oral Biological Sciences, Division of Oral Health, Growth and Development, Division of Oral Rehabilitation, Division of Maxillofacial Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences, Division of Hospital Dentistry (affiliated division), Division of Oral Health, Technology and Epidemiology (cooperative division), Division of Oral Biological Response Research (visiting division)). A quota per year was changed to 43 students.
April 1, 2004
Division of Interdisciplinary Dentistry was established.

2. Faculty of Dental Science

April 1, 2000
The Faculty of Dental Science was established. The Faculty had six divisions (Division of Oral Biological Sciences, Division of Oral Health, Growth and Development, Division of Oral Rehabilitation, Division of Maxillofacial Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences, Division of Oral Health, Technology and Epidemiology (cooperative division), Division of Oral Biological Response Research (visiting division)) for the Department of Dental Science.

3. School of Dentistry

The School of Dentistry, Kyushu University developed out of the Division of Dentistry (renamed as Division of Dentistry and Oral Surgery in October, 1927) in the School of Medicine which was founded in May, 1922. The School of Dentistry was separated as an independent School from the School of Medicine in June, 1967.
June 1, 1967
The School of Dentistry was established. Three divisions (Division of Conservative Dentistry Ⅰ, Division of Prosthetic Dentistry Ⅰ, Division of Oral Surgery) were founded. The Administrative Faculty Committee started functioning. A quota of 40 students per year.
April 1, 1968
Four divisions (Division of Oral Anatomy Ⅰ, Division of Oral Physiology, Division of Oral Biochemistry, Division of Oral Pathology) were founded.
March 6, 1969
The first period construction of the building for basic dental science was completed.
April 1, 1969
Three divisions (Division of Oral Anatomy Ⅱ, Division of Oral Bacteriology, Division of Dental Materials Engineering) were founded.
June 1, 1969
The Administrative Faculty Committee was abolished. Faculty meeting in the School of Dentistry started functioning.
March 12, 1970
The second period construction of the building for basic dental science was completed.
April 1, 1970
Three divisions (Division of Dental Pharmacology, Division of Preventive Dentistry, Division of Orthodontics) were founded.
April 1, 1971
Two divisions (Division of Conservative Dentistry Ⅱ, Division of Prosthetic Dentistry Ⅱ) were founded.
May 10, 1976
The Division of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology was founded. A quota per year was expanded to 60 students.
April 18, 1977
The Division of Oral Surgery was reorganized to Division of Oral Surgery Ⅰ and Division of Oral Surgery Ⅱ. A quota per year was expanded to 80 students.
April 1, 1978
The Division of Pediatric Dentistry was founded.
March 29, 1979
The third period construction of the main building and the building for student training were completed.
March 25, 1981
New building was completed for research of clinical departments.
April 1, 1985
The Administrative office system started along with union of the both Administrative offices of School of Dentistry and University Dental Hospital, and General Affairs Section and Operative Affairs Section were founded.
April 1, 1987
A quota per year was changed to 60 students.
April 1, 1999
The Division of Dental Anesthesiology was founded.April 1, 2000The School of Dentistry was changed to five divisions (Intoroductory Dentistry, Dental Basic Science, Oral Disease and Pathology, Oral Health Science, Clinical Dentistry). A quota per year was changed to 55 students.
April 1, 2002
A quota of 5 students per year for admission to the third year. A quota per year was changed to 60 students.
December 20, 2002
New building was completed for student training.
April 1, 2004
Kyushu University was incorporated into Kyushu University, National University Corporation.
March 19, 2010
New building was completed for research of clinical departments.