To be the Dental faculty of reference in Sub-Saharan Africa with regards to Teaching, Research and Service to the Community.
1. To produce Dentists who will be competent managers of oral diseases at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of health care in Nigeria and other parts of the world.
2. To produce Dentists who will be competent managers and leaders of oral health care teams and institutions in Nigeria and other parts of the world.
3. To produce Dentists who will be life-long learners on all issues of oral and general health and appreciate the interaction between the two.
4. To produce Dentists who will competently initiate oral health education and promotion interventions at the community level.