Dental Clinic of the Kuban State Medical University was set up in 1982 by the joint decision of the Health Care Ministry, Medical Industry of Russian Federation and the Committee on State Property Management of the Krasnodar Region. The main aim of the foundation of the clinic is the providing of the educational process at the Stomatological Faculty and the Faculty of Advanced Training for Doctors and Teaching Staff and giving highly qualified therapeutic, diagnostic, preventive and consultative aid to people and guests of Krasnodar and the Krasnodar Region.
Since its foundation till 2009 Dental Clinic was headed by the chief doctor S.G. Kadyshev, In 2009-2010 it was headed by the head of the Orthopedic Stomatological Chair professor V.V. Erichev, and from May 2010 till September, 2012 – by the associate professor of the Chair of Therapeutic Stomatology, candidate of medical science A.V. Arutyunov.
Since 2012 Clinic has been headed by Candidate of medical science A.S. Fuks.
There are four departments at the clinic: therapeutic department (the head is A.B. Larina), pediatric department (the head is V.V. Volobuev), preventive department (the head is O.I. Lobach), orthopedic department with the dental laboratory (the head is A.I. Volodin) and the dental surgery (the head is V.N. Lovlin).
Such famous scientists as professor V.A. Kiselev (the founder of the stomatological department), professor A.I. Baronov, professor N.A. Nedelko, professor Y.A. Petrosov, professor M.M. Zarinsky, associate professor V.I. Schulzhenko have been working at the clinic in different periods.
In 2009 the staff of the clinic took part in the regional program of the Compulsory Insurance. At present the clinic collaborates with 19 insurance companies, such as «SOGAZ», «URALSIB», «MEGARUS», «ROSNO» and others. Contracts on dental treatment have been concluded with the Republic of Adygeya.
Many generations of students, interns, students from abroad have been trained on the basis of the Dental Clinic of the Kuban State Medical University. Medical conferences are planed and performed regularly, work-shops and seminars on modern technologies in stomatology are organized. The staff of the clinic takes an active part both in the practical training and education at the chairs of the Stomatological Faculty and the Faculty of Advanced Training for Doctors and Teaching Staff.
The second starting complex (4752 m2) of the Dental Clinic is going to be set into operation in the near future. New laboratories and classes are sure to improve the quality of the educational process by introducing innovative technologies in training highly qualified dentists.
The range of therapeutic and diagnostic assistance provided for the population of the Krasnodar Region and the neighboring regions of Russia is expected to be increased.