Penn Dental Medicine Mission Statement

To transform global oral health and well-being through exceptional clinical care, innovation, education, and research.

Core Values

Penn Dental Medicine LEADS (Legacy, Empowerment, Aspiration, Discovery, Social Consciousness)

Penn Dental Medicine Vision & Philosophy

  • Foster a humanistic environment where each individual in our diverse community is valued, respected and empowered.
  • Treat our patients with compassion and respect, and provide exceptional evidence-based care.
  • Honor Penn Dental Medicine’s legacy through transformative initiatives to solve the complex problems of today and tomorrow.
  • Shape the global dental profession by teaching evidence-based knowledge and providing opportunities to pursue individualized development for life-long learning.
  • Promote interdisciplinary collaborations that accelerate innovation and scientific discovery to address unmet needs in health.
  • Mentor exceptional leaders in education, research and oral health.