The history of the Moscow state university of medicine and dentistry (MSUMD) originates in the 19th century, from the I.M. Kovarsky Moscow's first dental surgery school opened in 1892 and become subsequently the House of the Soviet dental care. The new power was faced by a complex challenge of the organization of the dental surgery and dental care to the population.
The main area of activity of MSUMD was and there is a training of the qualified medical specialists. The outstanding scientists who have brought glory to university, medical science, Russia helped to solve this problem throughout all history of higher education institution are: N. A. Semashko, P. G. Dauge, M. B. Yankovsky, A. I. Evdokimov. Thanks to their efforts the dental care became medical discipline.