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    About West China College of Stomatology
 

West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University has long been known as the birth place of the modern stomatology and the earliest hospital of stomatology in China. The initiation of our college, a dental clinic called Ren Ji Dental Clinic was founded in 1907, and then expanded to the first dental hospital in China in 1912. In 1917 the medical faculty of West China Union University (WCUU) established a department of dentistry and in 1921 the status was raised to the college of dentistry of WCUU. In 1928 the college of Medicine and dentistry formed the joint college of medicine and dentistry of WCUU. It was renamed as Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan Medical College in 1953. In 1985, it was granted a name as the College of Stomatology, West China University of Medical Sciences and was changed into West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University in 2000.

West China College of Stoamtology, Sichuan University has 300 well-equipped dental units and 200 beds for patients and we have annually served for 400 thousand patients in outpatient clinics and for 3000 patients treated in inpatient wards. Our college involves a series of specialties in endodontics, periodontics, oral medicine, prosthodontics, cleft lip and cleft palate, maxillofacial reconstruction, head and neck tumor, orthognathic and TMJ surgery, dental implantology, orthodontics and so on to serve for various patients who have stomatological diseases over China.

As an important part of this comprehensive system. West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University provides a strong support and makes great contributions to professional teaching training and intensive academic research. Our college has 12 sub-departments according to the different special majors.

Oral Biomedical Engineering Lab is a very important base serving for the intensive research for staffs and postgraduate students in our college as well as all over China. It was built by our college and was approved by the Ministry of Public Health, China, Ministry of Education, China, and Sichuan Province. This lab occupied 5600m2 area, and was equipped with advanced facilities so as to attract intensive research groups.


Promoting international exchange and cooperation with colleagues over the world is the permanent policy of our college. Our college has built a well developed relationship with universities and colleges in USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, France and UK, Korea and universities in regions of Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.