SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
VISION & MISSION
To develop a Total Person who is: Bio-medically oriented Technically capable Socially sensitive, and who can respond to the needs of the times.
The School of Dentistry is committed to provide the students with an opportunity to relate theoretical knowledge to practical training to make them better prepared for life and their future integration into the working environment.
The school promotes the acquisition, advancement, transmission and application of scientific knowledge and skills for the prevention, diagnosis and management of orofacial diseases and disorders, and restoration and rehabilitation of their effects.
The school, with a commitment to multicultural diversity, conducts mutually supportive activities of education, research, patient care and community and professional services.Preparing them to be bio-medically oriented, these activities promote human orofacial health and well-being.
The school provides the undergraduate students with analytical, technical and ethical skills necessary to provide quality health care. The school programs encourage the students to be sensitive and responsive to the changes and needs of the society.
The Administration and Faculty strive to provide students with a solid Christian foundation. To aim for academic excellence, the school seeks to facilitate a formation of life with integrity and humanistic culture. The goal exists, draws life from within and in turn enriches a civic community. The school promotes a holistic education program focused on five (5) major facets of human development:
- Moral — to foster attitudes of justice, honesty, integrity and respect for life.
- Intellectual — to encourage students achieve optimum level of attainment in all areas of the curriculum.
- Social and Psychological — to help students develop a sense of self- worth and so to raise awareness and concern for the needs of the less privileged.
- Physical — to promote respect for life and health through emphasis on infection control program.
- Technical and Clinical — to provide the students with a Clinic opportunity to relate theoretical knowledge to practical training to make them better prepared for life and their future integration in to the working environment. With this, we develop in the students awareness about realities of life and the necessity of a continuing education, to prepare the students to cope with and meet the challenges of global developments.
SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
The School of Dentistry promotes the acquisition, advancement, transmission and application of scientific knowledge and skills for the prevention, diagnosis and management of orofacial diseases and disorders, and the restoration and rehabilitation of their effects. The College, with a commitment to multicultural diversity, conducts the mutually supportive activities of education, research, patient care and community and professional services. Preparing them to be biomedically oriented, these activities promote human orofacial health and well-being. The College provides the undergraduate students with analytical, technical and ethical skills necessary to provide quality healthcare. The College programs encourage students to be socially sensitive and responsive to the changes and needs of the society.College of Dentistry
It was in August 17, 1992 when the School of Dentistry was founded. Two years later, the government gave its Recognition to the Two-year PRE-DENTISTRY course. Dentistry Proper was given the permit to operate on August 12, 1994. Four years later, on the 24th of August 1998, Government Recognition was granted to EMILIO AGUINALDO COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY.
Seminars and Table Clinics are being held for the benefit of the students and faculty as well. Currently, the school is the Implant Center of the Philippine Academy of Implant Dentistry.
As part of the Community Dentistry Curriculum, the students are deployed to Satellite Clinics of EAC. Civic Actions (CIVAC) is part of the year-long activities of the school.
The pride of the school is its infirmary that houses and displays modern equipments. It continues to encourage more students to reach their vision by providing scholarships for them, giving priority to deserving bright students. A graduate of this school need not be anxious of his/her tomorrow because the school provides a wide venue of placement possibilities. The workforce believes that inculcating an active attitude and coordination on the students can accumulate balance in learning.
The honing of students does not only come from books alone; it is also attributed from a faculty line-up of Board topnotchers. The EAC School of Dentistry, apart from its state-of-the-art facilities, has always been proud of its Excellent line-up of young and dynamic Faculty.
The first batch of graduates took the Dental Board Examination on December 1999 where it recorded a hundred percent passing with flying colors, two of the graduates landed in the Top Ten – Dr. Macario Fadrigalan lV, 5th place, and Dr. Erlinda Regina Relunia, 7th place.
In the Dental Board Examination of 2001 and 2002, EAC continued its feat of achieving an impressive performance of 100% passing and ranking 1st, together with the best dental schools in the country – a remarkable achievement fora college so young and daring to soar higher grounds in Philippine dental education.
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