The mission of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Oral Pharmacology is to support the four purposes as stated in the Mission Statement of The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston.
- The primary purpose of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Oral Pharmacology is the education of students and residents to become complete health care professionals.
- The scholarship of discovery, teaching, integration, and application are high priorities and valued activities.
- Patient care and service are particular strengths of the School of Dentistry and will be supported by this department.
- The department will seek to develop within itself the qualities that will be critical in meeting the challenges of dental health education.