The first set of students to the Faculty of Dentistry numbered 56 people. In 1968 there was the first graduation of dentists of the Kuban Medical Institute.
Completion of the formation of the Faculty of State was the creation in 1998 of another profile of the department – propaedeutic Dentistry led by Professor L.A. Skorikova.
From the first days of the organization of the Faculty along with educational-methodical work of members of the department started to perform research. Over the years, the main theme of the complex scientific faculty research was mainly diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of inflammatory processes of the maxillofacial area.
The staff of the faculty departments, having in its composition 6 doctors and 46 candidates of sciences, can solve the most complex tasks. Over the years the Faculty of Dentistry has prepared and issued more than 4,500 dentists.
Since 2000, the Department is implementing a new generation of educational standard plan that provides an in-depth study of the propaedeutic and clinical dentistry. At the core departments of the faculty are prepared and implemented in the new work program of the educational process.
The main objective of the faculty on the quality education of students has been and remains the development of clinical thinking. All relevant dental chairs constantly cooperate in the development and implementation in the educational process of new forms, methods, and means of the activation of the cognitive activity of students. At the Department of Orthopedic Dentistry, propaedeutics and prevention of dental diseases created phantom classes for students’ independent work. Much attention at the faculty is paid to the practical training of students.