The main goal and task of the department is training qualified dentists. To achieve this goal department actively carried out training, scientific, research, and clinical, educational work. The amount of students at the department includes 2-5 year students of the specialty "Dentistry", intern-dentist in general practice, as well as students working for master's degree, doctoral students, and undergraduate students. Training is conduct in the leading sections of the specialty - therapeutic and surgical dentistry, maxillofacial surgery.
The department is located in the academic building of the University located on Saryarka Avenue, 33. The Department has the following clinical bases: "Clinic of Maxillofacial Surgery", the main military hospital of the Ministry of Defense, The City Children's Hospital No.2, City Hospital No.2, "Dentistry" Training and clinical center, "Elitestom" Dental clinic.
The faculty of the department is actively involved in the development of training plans and programs, lectures, test assignments, methodical materials in the disciplines of the "Dentistry" specialty.
The faculty of the department improves pedagogical and professional qualifications, hosts training seminars on modern teaching methods (PBL, TBL, CBL, etc.), and introduces innovative learning technologies into the educational process every year.
The department is actively engaged in research work. Priority scientific areas of the department are dental implantology, periodontal disease and diseases of the oral mucosa.
The department's staff annually participate in international scientific conferences, republican congresses and conferences, giving presentations.
With the active participation of the department's leadership in Nur-Sultan (Astana), the First International Conference on Current Dentistry held in 2010, which marked the beginning of subsequent conferences and became a traditional annual platform for the exchange of experience between scientists and practicing dentists.
With the assistance of the department's management and staff, held several conferences to mark the 10th anniversary of the Faculty of Dental Medicine of Astana (2012), the 20th anniversary of the city of Astana (2018), the 70th anniversary of Prof. Batyrov T. (2019), and the 2019 International Student Dental Olympics (2019).
On clinical platforms, the department's staff is actively working to provide qualified dental care. The leading teachers of the department are consultants of dental clinics and departments of maxillofacial surgery of city hospitals.