The purpose of any academic department is the positive transformation of the behaviours of students in terms of acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes. In order to achieve the desired results, objectives are clearly stated for each course to serve as measure of control and evaluation. The goals of the Department of Restorative Dentistry are in congruence with the goals of the Lagos State University College of Medicine as contained in the current medical and dental curricula. The Department of Restorative Dentistry offers comprehensive pre-doctoral and integrated modular courses in the following disciplines:
These disciplines are taught and learnt through series of lectures, seminars, laboratory exercises and clinical experiences to perform several skills assessments. Evaluations are designed to develop competence, confidence and knowledge in clinical restorative dentistry. On the successful completion of the requisite experiences and evolutions, students will be provided with opportunity to treat patients more independently in Advance Restorative Dentistry.
The department offers training to pre-dental students in Conservative Dentistry, Prosthetic Dentistry, and Science of Dental Material.
The programmes include laboratory exercises, clinical demonstrations, tutorials and private studies in every aspect of Restorative Dentistry.
The academic structure is made up of:
A minimum attendance of 75% at requisite departmental activities is required for the student to be eligible for Examinations