College of dentistry and hospital clinicals

The College of Dentistry (COD) at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU) is composed of the Department of Dentistry (DOD), the Institute of Oral Biology (IOB), and the Institute of Oral Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials (IOTEB). We aim to become the global center of education and research of oral medicine. The brand new clinics of Taipei-VGH provides a bright and inspiring environment of 113 dental chairs with profound subspecialties to train our students.

Excellence in research and development

Our research teams are among the international key players in oral cancer biology, dental material science, tissue engineering, and brain imaging of oral functions, with academic publications in top-ranked journals, including the PNASCancer Research, and Journal of Dental Research.

Global collaboration and impact


Conjoint with IAOMS in the 13th ACOMS 2018 in Taipei, Professor Shou-Yen Kao, congress president and president of Asian Association of OMS gave the opening remark to welcome 1000 attendees and 130 guest speakers from more than 30 countries. Professor Kuo-Wei Chang was honored best scientist award in the AAOMP. Professor Ming-Lun Hsu took the lead as the president in the Association for Dental Education Asia Pacific (ADEAP) in 2017. An innovative speech on research and translation medicine by guest professor Eric Kang-Ting was honored as the best annual lecture in College of Dentistry, NYCU (LINK).

Innovation / education & student affairs


Students from the COD receive up-to-date training in clinical practice from our associated hospitals, including the Taipei Veterans General Hospital and NYCU Hospital. International students are welcome to join us for advanced R&D in dental science.