BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT
Oral Biology, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, and Oral Medicine are the dental specialties that constitute the Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine. These specialties have developed over the decades in keeping with advances in modern dentistry and developments in academic and clinical dental practice.
The establishment of dentistry in University of Nigeria started in 1982, which was later upgraded to a School of Dentistry in 1988 and a faculty in 2002. The Departmen of Oral Pathology And Oral Medicine became the fifth department in the faculty of Dentistry.