Uganda Dental Association
The Officially recognized council of dental surgeons in Uganda
UDA partners with other Oral Health providers to tackle the Oral-Health disease burden
UDA conducts outreaches to educate masses about Oral Health
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The Uganda Dental Association is the officially registered council of Dental surgeons in Uganda and aims to link Government and the public to the Dental Profession. The UDA is a registered non-governmental organization that brings together all the qualified dentists, retired or practicing in Uganda.

Our Mission

To strengthen the dental profession through utilizing the synergies of its membership.

Our Vision

An effective and professional dental system that is accountable, sustainable and accessible.

Our Core Objectives

  • To promote advancement of the science and art of dentistry and the promotion of exchange of ideas amongst dentists in Uganda and the world at large.
  • To ensure the rights and privileges of the members are enjoyed by all and to act as a watchdog to regulate the dental profession in Uganda while ensuring the expectations of the public are accordingly.
  • To promote and provide continuing Dental Education among Dentist Surgeons in Uganda.

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Latest News / Articles

FDI World Dental Congress

The World Dental Congress (WDC) is a flagship event for FDI, strengthening ties and fostering collaboration within the global oral health community.Make plans now to attend the ADA FDI World Dental Congress 2021 in Sydney, Australia. The theme is Educating...
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UDA Considering Lifetime & Honorary Membership Designations

Over the years, there have been many great contributors to the survival of Dentistry in Uganda. From the pioneers such as Ken Chapman, to the survivalists and rejuvenators such as Dr. Nganwa and Dr. Ssamula to the technological revolutionaries like...
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The Importance of Mentorship – A Dental Students Perspective

During orientation, I remember Trevor, who is now called Dr. Kwagala. He was one of the moderators and whenever he mentioned the course he was doing, I would get shivers wandering if I too would ever be doing the things...
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World Oral Health Day 2021

March 20 is the internationally recognized World Oral Health Day as established by FDI. The UDA usually has activities that span the entire week, and this year will run from the 15th to the 20th of March.Due to disruptions brought...
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New UDA Executive Takes Shape

On November 13th, a new Executive committee was sworn in at a quiet scientific event held at Fairway Hotel. The UDA executive has a tenure that lasts two years during which they strive to improve the standards of Dentistry in the...
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