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The Seoul National University Hospital was established as the first dental educational institute and the central national dental hospital in Korea.
Over the past 90 years, the history of Seoul National University Dental Hospital has symbolized the growth of Korea’s dental medicine.
Boasting a world-class treatment environment, high-tech dental hospital infrastructure and Korea’s leading medical staff, SNUDH is at the leading edge globally, driving the growth and development of dentistry as a distinguished medical services institute, and dental dentistry education and R&D institute.
The customer’s smile starts with patient-oriented treatment services.
The Department of Oral Medicine provides diagnosis and treatment for temporomandibular disorders, pain disorders in the orofacial area, nocturnal bruxism, snoring and sleep apnea, as well as oral mucosal and tongue diseases, salivary gland disorders, and various illnesses in the orofacial area.

The Department of Pediatric Dentistry promotes normal oral and dental growth and development in children and adolescents with comprehensive treatment of dental illnesses. By using sedation or general anesthetics for children, it provides comfortable and efficient treatment for those who are not comfortable with dental procedures.
The Department of Prosthodontics helps patients recover masticatory function, phonetics and esthetics by replacing damaged or lost natural teeth with various artificial teeth technologies such as dental crowns, fixed bridges, dentures and implants. By utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, it is providing greater satisfaction with comfortable dentures and implants that are precisely fitted to each patient.
The Department of Orthodontics has state-of-the-art equipment and technology including 3D facial analysis and computer simulations. Systematic and precise diagnostic systems are leveraged for outstanding results in orthodontics, maxillofacial deformity treatment and surgical treatments.
The Dental Implant Center boasts an outstanding surgery success rate and safety rating, with high-tech equipment and the collaboration of highly-skilled dentists in various departments.

The Maxillofacial Deformity Clinic specializes in treating patients with oral and chronic maxillofacial illnesses such as craniofacial deformities and speech disorders.
The Phonetic Treatment Clinic specializes in diagnosing and treating various speech disorders.
The immediate care clinic operates specialized centers for the disabled, seniors and emergency patients to provide optimal treatment services that best suit each patient. It also collaborates seamlessly with other departments to reduce waiting time for treatment and appointments.
And the International Dental Care Service is providing comfortable and fast one-stop service with customized treatment for international patients. Dentists with abundant experience in renowned dental hospitals overseas are provided.
With the safest and most comfortable treatment services for each and every patient, SNUDH is making sure that our patients feel at home.

Patient trusts dentists with both competence and upright character.

In the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, which possesses 4 operating rooms, 7 outpatient operating rooms, 40 beds and an ICU room, 8 professors and dentists are unrivaled in treating mouth and facial deformities and maxillofacial parts including corrective and cosmetic jaw surgery, aesthetic facial surgery, maxillofacial reconstruction and oral cancer.

The Department of Periodontics, which specializes in prevention and treatment of periodontal illnesses and implant surgeries, helps maintain healthy gums through microscopic surgery, tissue reconstruction regeneration surgery and aesthetic gingival reconstruction.
The Department of Conservative Dentistry, which specializes in the recovery and preservation of damaged teeth, aims to recover the functional and aesthetic look of tissue with delicate treatments including aesthetic restorative dentistry using CAD-CAM, endodontology surgery root canal treatment, radectomy surgery periapical surgery, and microscopic surgery.
And lastly, the Department of Dental Anesthesiology provides anesthesia for safe, comfortable, and more effective dental treatment and surgery.
As a world-class dentistry education institute, SNUDH provides comprehensive and professional clinical training by the most authoritative and highly qualified professors to train dentists that patients can trust and rely on.
In addition to the ideal clinical training environment with over 1,100 patients per day, SNUDH is providing support for overseas exchange through participation in overseas academic meetings and forums and overseas language training.

Customer satisfaction begins with proven medical techniques and objective test results.
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology uses state-of-the-art digital medical imaging equipment to acquire clear images for providing accurate diagnosis for the best treatment.
The Department of Oral Pathology, which uses state-of-the-art equipment and most up to date methods, makes sure that appropriate treatment is provided in a timely manner through accurate diagnosis.
In addition to treating patients, SNUDH is also focused on research to provide specialized treatment.
It leads the latest trends in dentistry, dispatching its staff overseas.

From researching incurable illnesses to developing new high-tech medical techniques and devices to policies, SNUDH is carrying out extensive research in advanced dentistry and publishing hundreds of theses articles in authoritative academic publications around the world. And the results of these efforts leads to treatment based on solid scientific evidence.
Dental Life Science Research Institute is the first in Korea to be designated as a clinical testing body for medical equipment. It carries out national research projects on behalf of the government and government organizations, commissioned clinical research and verification of efficacy of new drugs and equipment.
SNUDH is nurturing the dreams of tomorrow through medical volunteer work, looking after people’s dental health.
SNUDH carries out medical volunteer work such as monthly free diagnoses for underserved members of our society and those in need of medical services. It also operates the Love for Family Dental Clinic, visiting multicultural families around the country.
Furthermore, SNUDH sends medical volunteer groups to overseas regions that need medical services such as Vietnam, Cambodia, Mongolia, Ussuriysk, and Uzbekistan to offer dental treatment and facial deformation surgery.
In 2008, SNUDH began commissioned operation of the Seoul Dental Hospital for the Disabled. Using a mobile treatment bus with dental equipment on-board, the hospital strives to reach out to patients. With outstanding staff and facilities, it provides specialized treatment services for the disabled.
As you can see, SNUDH will continue to serve a crucial role as the public oral health institute that reaches out to the people.
A dental hospital that puts patients first ?
A dental hospital that is trusted by the people for practicing the spirit of sharing -

The patients’ smile gives us the greatest joy.
The patients’ trust means the most to us.
Patient satisfaction is the key to our future.
We will create a happy world for everyone.
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We put you first.
World-leading dentists
State-of-the-art medical facilities
The safest and most comfortable
customized treatment services
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Trust and sincerity
We carry out our sincere promise.
We will protect
your healthy smile.
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10 departments
11 specialized centers and clinics
Outpatients: 1,000/day, 310,000/year
Surgeries/year: 1,800
Operating rooms: 11
Unit chairs: Approximately 260
Dental emergency Room
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It makes me smile just to think about it.
It makes me feel respected and cared for.
It feels good because they are always
thinking on the patient’s behalf.
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Oral Medicine
Pediatric Dentistry
Prosthodontics
Orthodontics
Dental Implant Center
Maxillofacial Deformity Clinic
Phonetic Treatment Clinic
Pre-Doctoral Practice Center
Clinic for Persons with Disabilities
Dental Emergency Room
Prevention of Oral Disease & Oral Health Improvement Clinic
Clinic for Old Persons
Oral Cavity Cancer Clinic

Immediate care clinic
International Dental Care Service

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We have to stay sharp at every moment
because we are dealing with patient’s lives.
The patients’ trust is what matters to us the most.
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Periodontics
Conservative Dentistry
Introduction of Dental Anesthesiology
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Most authoritative professors
World-class clinical training
Overseas exchanges for nurturing global human resources
 
It’s difficult to take a path that no one has ever taken before.
But we can’t give up.
Each step we take today will write a new page
in the history of global dentistry.
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Oral Pathology
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Advanced dental fields
Carry out extensive research

Dental Life Science Research Institute
It’s hard to go to the dentist
because of economic hardship.
We are so thankful that
SNUDH has reached out to help us.
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Regular Free Treatment for Local Community
Love for Family Dental Clinic visiting multicultural families
Love for Family Dental Clinic visiting Incheon in August 2012
Dispatching medical volunteers overseas every year
Commissioned operation of the Seoul Dental Hospital for the Disabled