The Edinburgh Dental Hospital and School on Chambers Street, home of the organisation from 1927 to 1997
The Edinburgh Dental Hospital and School on Chambers Street, home of the organisation from 1927 to 1997
The Lauriston Building, current home of the institute
The Lauriston Building, current home of the institute

The Edinburgh Dental Institute is a teaching body based in the Lauriston Building in Lauriston Place, Edinburgh. It is part of the University of Edinburgh.

History

The facility was formed as the Edinburgh Dental Dispensary in 1860.[1] It moved to a purpose-built building in Chambers Street as the Edinburgh Dental Hospital and School in 1927 and then joined the National Health Service in 1948.[1] The organisation moved to the Lauriston Building in 1997[2] and was renamed the Edinburgh Dental Institute in 1999.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Edinburgh Dental Hospital and School". Archives Hub. Retrieved 5 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Edinburgh Dental Hospital". Doors Open Days. Retrieved 5 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Edinburgh Dental Institute". Scottish Dental. Retrieved 5 February 2020.

Coordinates: 55°56′40″N 3°11′49″W / 55.9444°N 3.1969°W / 55.9444; -3.1969