The Department of Dentistry was founded in 2001 on the initiative of MD, Dr. Sc., Full Professor Vitaliy M. Gyrin, former Rector of KMAPE, with the view of providing the Ukrainian inhabitants with high-skill dental care through the postgraduate training of general dentists. The department was headed by MD, Dr. Sc., Full Professor Oleksiy V. Pavlenko. Since 2015 MD, PhD, Associate Professor Tetiana M. Volosovets has been the head of the department.