History

April 28. 1967 Begin to prepare setting up the Dental School. Begin to prepare setting up the Dental Hospital.
May 29. Start to accept an application for admission.
June 1. School of Dentistry was established. Three departments(Department of Operative Dentistry, Removable Prosthodontics and Oral Surgery)were established. The quota of students was 40. Dental Hospital was established.
June 10-11. An entrance examination was carried out.
June 30. An entrance ceremony for pre-dentistry was held.
August 1. Dental Hospital started with three clinics and 20 beds.
April 1. 1968 Four departments(Department of Oral Anatomy Ⅰ, Oral Physiology, Oral Biochemistry and Oral Pathology)were established.
February 24. 1969 Professor committee was established.
March 17. Central Research Division was established.
April 1 Three departments(Department of Oral Anatomy Ⅱ, Oral Microbiology and Dental Materials and Engineering)were established.
April 11. The first entrance ceremony for Dental School was held.
April 1. 1970 Three departments(Department of Dental Pharmacology, Preventive Dentistry and Orthodontics) were established.
November 30. Construction for research building was completed.
April 1. 1971 Two departments(Department of Periodontology and Endodontology)was established.
December 20. 1972 Experimental area for animal models was completed.
March 24. 1973 The first graduation ceremony was held.
August 20. Start cooperation with Oregon state University(New renamed as Oregon Health Science University).
April 1. 1974 Graduate School was established.
April 11. The Department of Oral Surgery was renamed into the first Department of Oral Surgery. The second department of oral surgery was established.
April 25. The first entrance ceremony for the Graduate School was held.
March 21. 1975 A research building was extended.
April 1. 1977 The quota of students was increased 40 to 80.
April 18. Department of Dental Radiology was established.
September 17. The 10th anniversary was held.
March 25. 1978 The first graduation ceremony for the graduate school was held.
April 1. Department of Pediatric Dentistry was established.
February 15. 1979 A research building was extended.
April 1. 1983 Administration offices were combined.
June 14. The 10th anniversary of affiliation with Oregon Health Science University was held at Portland.
June 23. 1984 The 10th anniversary of affiliation with Oregon Health Science University was held at Sapporo.
September 19. 1987 The 20th anniversary was held.
June 26. 1988 The 15th anniversary of affiliation with Oregon Health Science University was held at Portland.
April 1. 1989 The quota of students was decreased 80 to 60.
November 22. 1990 Start affiliation with Chonbuk National University School of Dentistry.
September 1. 1993 The 20th anniversary of affiliation with Oregon Health Science University was held at Sapporo.
October 11. 1994 The 20th anniversary of affiliation with Oregon Health Science University was held at Portland.
April 1. 1995 2-year Pre-dentistry and 4-year Dentistry were altered to 6-year Dentistry.
October 12. The 5th anniversary of affiliation with Chonbuk National University School of Dentistry was held at Sapporo.
October 25. 1996 The 5th anniversary of affiliation with Chonbuk National Univresity School of Dentistry was held at Jeonju.
September 13. 1997 The 30th anniversary was held.
April 9. 1998 Re-organized into 3 new clinics(Comprehensive Conservation Dentistry, Oral Rehabilitation, Oral and Maxillofacial Disorders)
September 30. 1999 The 25th anniversary of affiliation with Oregon Health Science University was held at Portland.
October 23. The 10th anniversary of affiliation with Chonbuk National University School of Dentistry was held at Jeonju.
April 1. 2000 The Graduate School of Dental Medicine was restructured into the Course of Oral Medical Science with 3 Divisions(Oral Functional Science, Oral Health Science and Oral Pathobiological Science)and a Cooperative Chair of Stomatognathics. For undergraduate students, the School of Dental Medicine has established 9 fields of study.
June 5. Start affiliation with Harbin Medical University School of Stomatology.
October 10. The 10th anniversary of affiliation with Chonbuk National University School of Dentistry was held at Sapporo.
January29. 2001 Start affiliation with China Medical University College of Stomatology.
April 1. 2002 Special Clinic for Specific Disorders was abolished and Center for Advanced Oral Medicine was established.
October 1. 2003 Dental Hospital and Medical Hospital were reconstructed to Hokkaido university Hospital.
February27. 2004 Medical and Dental Research Building was completed.
April 1. In accordance with the National University Corporation Law, National University Corporation Hokkaido University was established.
September 21. 2005 Start affiliation with Harbin Medical University No.4 Clinical Medicine College.
July 21. 2006 The 15th anniversary of affiliation with Chonbuk National University School of Dentistry was held at Jeonju.
August 1. Central Research Division was reconstructed to Support Section for Education and Research.
February 2. 2007 The 15th anniversary of affiliation with Chonbuk National University School of Dentistry was held at Sapporo.
November 3. The 40th anniversary was held.
April 1. 2010 Collaborative Chair of Geriatric Oral Science was established.
October 14. The 20th anniversary of affiliation with Chonbuk National University School of Dentistry was held at Sapporo.
July 1. 2011 The 20th anniversary of affiliation with Chonbuk National University School of Dentistry was held at Jeju-do.
November 12. 2012 Hokkaido University Graduate School of Dental Medicine concluded the Academic Exchange Agreement with Aarhus University Department of Dentistry, Health.
April 1. 2013 Division of Clinical Education was established.
October 1. 2014 Division of International Affairs was established.
April 20. 2015 Hokkaido University Graduate School of Dental Medicine concluded the Academic Exchange Agreement with College of Dentistry, Gangneung-Wonju National University.
August 25. Hokkaido University Graduate School of Dental Medicine concluded the Academic Exchange Agreement with Karolinska Institutet.
October 19. The 25th anniversary of affiliation with Chonbuk National University School of Dentistry was held at Sapporo.
June 13. 2016 Hokkaido University Graduate School of Dental Medicine concluded the Academic Exchange Agreement with The School of Stomatology, Shandong University.
October 10. The 25th anniversary of affiliation with Chonbuk National University School of Dentistry was held at Jeonju.
February 5. 2017 Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Hokkaido University concluded the Academic Exchange Agreement with Faculty of Dentistry, Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences, Kathmandu University, Nepal.
Apri1 1. Graduate School of Dental Medicine was reorganized into Faculty of Dental Medicine and Graduate School of Dental Medicine. For researchers, Faculty of Dental Medicine has established the Division of Dental Medicine with 3 departments(Oral Functional Science, Oral Health Science and Oral Pathobiological Science)and 3 sections(Support Section for Education, Section for Clinical Education and Section for International Affairs). For graduate students, Graduate School of Dental Medicine has established the Division of Dental Medicine with 4 departments(Oral Functional Science, Oral Health Science, Oral Pathobiological Science and Stomatoganthics)and a C ollaborative Chair of Geriatric Oral Science.
May 18. Faculty of Dental Medicine and Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Hokkaido University concluded the Academic Exchange Agreement with The Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong.
July 10. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Hokkaido University and The Faculty of Dentistry, Kathmandu University, School of Medical Sciences, Kathmandu University, Nepal.
September 30. The 50th anniversary was held.
February 27. 2018 Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Hokkaido University concluded the Academic Exchange Agreement with Sapporo Dental College & Hospital, University of Dhaka.
October 9. Faculty of Dental Medicine and Graduate School of Dental Medicine,Hokkaido University concluded the Academic Exchange Agreement with College of Oral Medicine,Taipei Medical University of Taiwan.
December 18. Faculty of Dental Medicine and Graduate School of Dental Medicine,Hokkaido University concluded the Academic Exchange Agreement with School of Dentistry,National Yang-Ming University of Taiwan.
March 5. 2020

Faculty of Dental Medicine and Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Hokkaido University concluded the Academic Exchange Agreement with Faculdade de Odontologia de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil.

March 23.

Faculty of Dental Medicine and Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Hokkaido University concluded the Academic Exchange Agreement with Faculty of Dentistry, Mahidol University, Thailand.

March 25. 2021

Faculty of Dental Medicine and Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Hokkaido University concluded the Academic Exchange Agreement with School of Dentistry, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan.