About College of Dentistry

The College of Dentistry at Riyadh Elm University (formerly Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy), was Established in 2004, as the first Health College within the Higher Education Private Institutes in Saudi Arabia.

The College Achieved the Institutional and Program Accreditation by the National Center for Academic Accreditation and Evaluation “NCAAA”/Educational and Training Evaluation Commission since 2010, then re-accredited in 2017 up to 2024.

The six-year Bachelor of Dental Surgery Program at the College of Dentistry at REU, with a one-year Intersihp presents a stimulative and enjoyable program that develops knowledge, skills and attitudes producing life-long learners.

The curriculum of the Dentistry program provides students with Lectures, Labs, Seminars and Clinical Training from the outset of the program, with an emphasis on the recognition and prevention of oral diseases, to produce a well-rounded, thinking and mature graduates to play a main role in the Society of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The REU Alumni realize the awareness of research methodology towards Evidence-Based Dentistry, in addition to the sense of community responsibility so that all patients can access needed care.


  • Graduate dentists competent to meet the oral health care needs of the population
  • Engage in community service
  • Provide oral health care and promote health awareness to the public
  • Conduct scientific oral health research
  • Preparing students for graduate study programs
  • Provide lifelong learning through accredited continuous education programs.

Our Mission

Effective dental education and training with active contribution towards scientific oral health research and meeting the oral health needs of the society.

Dean’s Message

The College of Dentistry as one of the colleges of the Riyadh Elm University (REU) seeks continuously to improve the quality and the level of its graduates from a scientific and professional point of view to contribute positively and effectively in building society.

To reach that goal, the college applies the best quality standards in the educational, training, technical and administrative aspects, that includes updating those standards periodically to align with the scientific and technical developments in the field of dentistry, the labor market needs, and achieving the requirements of the National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA).

This manual aims to outline the policies and processes of the quality assurance system of the College of Dentistry. It also provides a framework for implementing quality assurance and continuous improvement at the College, which has been formulated in line with the guidelines of the Ministry of Education and the standards of the NCAAA.

I thank all of my colleagues in the Quality Assurance Center, faculty members, administrators and the whole REU family. We work as one team to ensure the full capability and effectiveness of our graduates as we face the challenges of the country’s Vision 2030.

Vice Dean’s Message

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you at the College of Dentistry; the College vice dean oversee the college academic departments, in terms of multiple aspects. Such as the academic, educational, knowledge, and Quality assurance aspects, being led by the College and University vision. A vision of becoming a preeminent educational institution locally, regionally and internationally.

Additionally, students consider the most prominent outcome that we are proud to provide it for our country. Whilst ensuring to empower them through an updated and high quality program alongside training and developing their leadership skills and encourage them to be active in the community; all of which entitles them to meet the needs of the labour market and the Saudi Arabian Vision 2030.

Dr. Deema Ali Al-Shammari
Vice Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry

Academic Departments

  • Periodontics
  • Pedodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Dental Publics Health
Department Chairman: Dr. Osamah M. Al Mugeiren
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Advanced General Dentistry
Department Chairman: Dr. Waseem W. Radwan
  • • Prosthodontics. (Removable Prothesis & Fixed Prothesis)
  • • Implant Dentistery

Department Chairman: Dr. Mohammed R. Rayyan

  • Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Diagnosis Sciences. (Pathology, Radiology)
  • Department Chairman: Dr. Ra’ed G. Salma

Degrees Offered