dental education


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  1. Hayes Bautista D, Kahramanian M, Richardson E, Hsu P, Sosa L, Gamboa C, et al. The rise and fall of the Latino dentist supply in California: implications for dental education. J Dent Educ. 2007;71:227-34 pubmed
    ..Further, non-Latino dentists should be prepared and given incentives to learn Spanish and locate practices in areas of need. The reintroduction of IDG Latino dentists needs to be seriously considered. ..
  2. Haden N, Hendricson W, Kassebaum D, Ranney R, Weinstein G, Anderson E, et al. Curriculum change in dental education, 2003-09. J Dent Educ. 2010;74:539-57 pubmed
    ..Respondents identified training for new faculty members in teaching skills, curriculum design, and assessment methods as the most critical need to support future innovation. ..
  3. Lee J, Bennett D, Richards P, Inglehart M. Periodontal referral patterns of general dentists: lessons for dental education. J Dent Educ. 2009;73:199-210 pubmed
    ..patient- and provider-related factors, attitudes towards periodontal referrals, and perceptions of dental education were explored...
  4. Farah C, Maybury T. The e-evolution of microscopy in dental education. J Dent Educ. 2009;73:942-9 pubmed
    ..In short, we are in the midst of the e-evolution of microscopy in dental education.
  5. Hood J. Service-learning in dental education: meeting needs and challenges. J Dent Educ. 2009;73:454-63 pubmed
    Community-based service-learning is increasingly common in dental education. By definition, service-learning combines educational goals with service to the community, and the community and school are equal partners...
  6. Sofola O, Uti O, Akpene O. Does exposure to dental education change the perceptions of Nigerian students to dentistry as a profession?. Eur J Dent Educ. 2008;12:159-62 pubmed publisher
    To assess any effect of exposure to dental education and training on the perception and acceptance of dentistry by dental students at a Nigerian dental school...
  7. Levine A, Bebermeyer R, Chen J, Davis D, Harty C. Development of an interdisciplinary course in information resources and evidence-based dentistry. J Dent Educ. 2008;72:1067-76 pubmed
    ..A future goal is to integrate information and skills associated with evidence-based practice into other courses in the dental curriculum. ..
  8. Thurzo A, Stanko P, Urbanova W, Lysy J, Suchancova B, Makovnik M, et al. The WEB 2.0 induced paradigm shift in the e-learning and the role of crowdsourcing in dental education. Bratisl Lek Listy. 2010;111:168-75 pubmed
    Authors evaluated the effect of the WEB 2.0 environment on dental education and estimated the difference in retention of knowledge by cephalometric analysis in orthodontics between conventional education and off-line e-learning...
  9. Sadeghi M, Lynch C, Wilson N. Trends in dental education in the Persian Gulf--an example from Iran: contemporary placement of posterior composites. Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent. 2009;17:182-7 pubmed
    In recent years, there has been expansion of dental education programmes from established European and North American schools into regions in the Middle East, the Persian Gulf States, and Asia...

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  1. Albino J, Young S, Neumann L, Kramer G, Andrieu S, Henson L, et al. Assessing dental students' competence: best practice recommendations in the performance assessment literature and investigation of current practices in predoctoral dental education. J Dent Educ. 2008;72:1405-35 pubmed
    In this article, the Task Force on Student Outcomes Assessment of the American Dental Education Association's Commission on Change and Innovation in Dental Education describes the current status of student outcomes assessment in U.S...
  2. Brand H, Schoonheim Klein M. Is the OSCE more stressful? Examination anxiety and its consequences in different assessment methods in dental education. Eur J Dent Educ. 2009;13:147-53 pubmed publisher
    ..State anxiety was elevated during all three assessment methods. However, anxiety was not predictive of performance outcome in the OSCE, written examination or preclinical preparation test. ..
  3. Karibe H, Kawakami T, Suzuki A, Warita S, Ogata K, Aoyagi K, et al. Career choice and attitudes towards dental education amongst dental students in Japan and Sweden. Eur J Dent Educ. 2009;13:80-6 pubmed publisher
    ..of this study was to identify and compare the perspectives of dental students towards their career choice and dental education in Japan and Sweden...
  4. Krause M, Vainio L, Zwetchkenbaum S, Inglehart M. Dental education about patients with special needs: a survey of U.S. and Canadian dental schools. J Dent Educ. 2010;74:1179-89 pubmed
    ..In order to eliminate oral health disparities and access to care issues for these patients, future research should focus on developing best practices for educational efforts in this context. ..
  5. Ajjawi R, Hyde S, Roberts C, Nisbet G. Marginalisation of dental students in a shared medical and dental education programme. Med Educ. 2009;43:238-45 pubmed publisher
    Internationally, there are a number of universities at which medical and dental education programmes share common elements...
  6. Lévesque M, Dupéré S, Loignon C, Levine A, Laurin I, Charbonneau A, et al. Bridging the poverty gap in dental education: how can people living in poverty help us?. J Dent Educ. 2009;73:1043-54 pubmed
    b>Dental education on specific knowledge and intervention approaches for working with people living on welfare is crucial to the therapeutic success of the relationships dental professionals establish with this clientele...
  7. Tan P, Hay D, Whaites E. Implementing e-learning in a radiological science course in dental education: a short-term longitudinal study. J Dent Educ. 2009;73:1202-12 pubmed
  8. Phillips J, Berge Z. Second life for dental education. J Dent Educ. 2009;73:1260-4 pubmed
    b>Dental education strives to balance the use of traditional teaching methods with technologically advanced systems to meet the needs of an ever-expanding curriculum...
  9. Wu Z, Zhang Z, Jiang X, Guo L. Comparison of dental education and professional development between mainland China and North America. Eur J Dent Educ. 2010;14:106-12 pubmed publisher
    ..This review has addressed differences in dental education and professional development between mainland China and North America...
  10. Nieminen P, Sipilä K, Takkinen H, Renko M, Risteli L. Medical theses as part of the scientific training in basic medical and dental education: experiences from Finland. BMC Med Educ. 2007;7:51 pubmed
    ..The visibility of these theses and their dissemination to the scientific community should be improved. ..
  11. Steenks M. The gap between dental education and clinical treatment in temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain. J Oral Rehabil. 2007;34:475-7 pubmed
    ..Professional organizations such as the European Academy of Craniomandibular disorders can endorse better TMD/OFP education and training. ..
  12. Iacopino A. The influence of "new science" on dental education: current concepts, trends, and models for the future. J Dent Educ. 2007;71:450-62 pubmed
    ..benefit fully from modern science, new knowledge and technologies must be incorporated into the mainstream of dental education. The continued evolution of the dental curriculum presents a major challenge to faculty, administrators, and ..
  13. Elkind A, Blinkhorn A, Blinkhorn F, Duxbury J, Hull P, Brunton P. Developing dental education in primary care: the student perspective. Br Dent J. 2005;198:233-7 pubmed
    ..Outreach and the dental hospital provided complementary experiences and the new course met its educational objectives. ..
  14. Rohn E, Sankar A, Hoelscher D, Luborsky M, Parise M. How do social-psychological concerns impede the delivery of care to people with HIV? Issues for dental education. J Dent Educ. 2006;70:1038-42 pubmed
    ..the role stigma plays in the lives of HIV-positive individuals are critical issues that must be addressed by dental education. To provide important perspectives regarding HIV-related stigma and confidentiality, data from the HAART (..
  15. Walsh L, Seymour G. Dental education in Queensland: II. Principles of curriculum design. SADJ. 2001;56:140-6 pubmed
    ..The curriculum has a focus on outcomes and on preparation for general practice. Importantly, it has an open and transparent structure, and each component is linked explicitly with the competencies expected of the new dental graduate. ..
  16. Richards D. Evidence-based dentistry--a challenge for dental education. Evid Based Dent. 2006;7:59 pubmed
  17. Chan W, Ng C, Yiu B, Liu C, Ip C, Siu H, et al. A survey on the preference for continuing professional dental education amongst general dental practitioners who attended the 26th Asia Pacific Dental Congress. Eur J Dent Educ. 2006;10:210-6 pubmed
    ..the subjects of interest and to examine the modes as well as means of study for continuing professional dental education amongst general dental practitioners who attended the 26th Asia Pacific Dental Congress, 28 May-1 June 2004, ..
  18. Hupp J. Innovation in dental education: empty buzzword or real movement?. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2008;105:1-4 pubmed
  19. Kay E. Dental education--where it needs to be. Dentistry for the community. Br Dent J. 2007;202:1 pubmed
  20. Schoonheim Klein M, Habets L, Aartman I, van der Vleuten C, Hoogstraten J, Van der Velden U. Implementing an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in dental education: effects on students' learning strategies. Eur J Dent Educ. 2006;10:226-35 pubmed
  21. Smith C, Ester T, Inglehart M. Dental education and care for underserved patients: an analysis of students' intentions and alumni behavior. J Dent Educ. 2006;70:398-408 pubmed
    ..patients, b) their perceptions of their education concerning these patients, and c) the relationship between dental education and their attitudes and behavior. Data were collected from 328 dental students (response rate: 77...
  22. Fincham A, Shuler C. The changing face of dental education: the impact of PBL. J Dent Educ. 2001;65:406-21 pubmed
    The past decade has seen increasing demands for reform of dental education that would produce a graduate better equipped to work in the rapidly changing world of the twenty-first century...
  23. Klineberg I, Massey W, Thomas M, Cockrell D. A new era of dental education at the University of Sydney, Australia. Aust Dent J. 2002;47:194-201 pubmed
    b>Dental education is currently under scrutiny in order to most appropriately address community needs for the new millennium...
  24. Cruikshank D, Howell T, Brinckerhoff L, Badovinac R, Karimbux N. Learning disabilities in dental education: trends, management, and concerns in U.S. dental schools. J Dent Educ. 2002;66:1178-84 pubmed the number of dental students with learning disabilities, nothing has been published regarding how dental education is affected by this general trend. The purpose of this study was to obtain information from U.S...
  25. Rosenstiel S, Johnston W. Goals, costs, and outcomes of a predoctoral student research program. J Dent Educ. 2002;66:1368-73 pubmed
    ..5 times more likely to complete specialty training, nearly five times more likely to become full-time faculty members, and 32 percent more likely to be donors. ..
  26. Seacat J, Inglehart M. Education about treating patients with HIV infections/AIDS: the student perspective. J Dent Educ. 2003;67:630-40 pubmed
    ..The implications of these findings for curriculum development efforts are discussed. ..
  27. Sanz M. Dental education and the Bologna Process. Eur J Dent Educ. 2003;7:143-6 pubmed
  28. Fabiano J, Waldrop D, Nochajski T, Davis E, Goldberg L. Understanding dental students' knowledge and perceptions of older people: toward a new model of geriatric dental education. J Dent Educ. 2005;69:419-33 pubmed
    Increasing numbers of older people and the decreasing rates of edentulism highlight the importance of dental education that focuses on oral health and aging...
  29. Dao L, Zwetchkenbaum S, Inglehart M. General dentists and special needs patients: does dental education matter?. J Dent Educ. 2005;69:1107-15 pubmed
    ..This study investigates whether undergraduate dental education about special needs patients affects general dentists' a) professional behavior, b) practice characteristics, ..
  30. Sinkford J, Valachovic R, Harrison S. Advancement of women in dental education: trends and strategies. J Dent Educ. 2003;67:79-83 pubmed
  31. Behbehani J. Dental education in Kuwait. Med Princ Pract. 2003;12 Suppl 1:51-5 pubmed
    ..This curriculum incorporates current trends in medical and dental education, such as the evidence-based and community-based approaches, problem-solving methodology for outcome-based ..
  32. Masella R. Renewing professionalism in dental education: overcoming the market environment. J Dent Educ. 2007;71:205-16 pubmed
    The most important mission of dental education is development of student professionalism. It is only within the context of professionalism that specialized knowledge and technical expertise find meaning...
  33. Kaakko T, Milgrom P, Coldwell S, Getz T, Weinstein P, Ramsay D. Dental fear among university employees: implications for dental education. J Dent Educ. 1998;62:415-20 pubmed
  34. Cunningham S. How to write a thesis. J Orthod. 2004;31:144-8 pubmed
    ..However, there are certain formats that the writer should follow in order to make life much easier. This article covers a logical approach to presenting research findings. Also included are suggestions for a last minute checklist. ..
  35. Buchanan J. Use of simulation technology in dental education. J Dent Educ. 2001;65:1225-31 pubmed
    ..This article discusses the impact of the current simulation laboratories on dental education and reviews advanced technology simulation that has recently become available or is in the developmental ..
  36. Börsum K, Gjermo P. Relationship between knowledge and attitudes regarding HIV/AIDS among dental school employees and students. Eur J Dent Educ. 2004;8:105-10 pubmed
    ..A weak correlation between knowledge and two of the attitudes might indicate that knowledge plays a role in this respect. ..
  37. Chmar J, Ranney R, Guay A, Haden N, Valachovic R. Incorporating bioterrorism training into dental education: report of ADA-ADEA terrorism and mass casualty curriculum development workshop. J Dent Educ. 2004;68:1196-9 pubmed
    ..The development of an exportable training package will be considered and funding sources explored in moving forward with the development of a curriculum. ..
  38. Mouradian W. The face of a child: children's oral health and dental education. J Dent Educ. 2001;65:821-31 pubmed
    ..Academic dental centers hold in trust the training of oral health professionals for society and have a special responsibility to train future professionals to meet children's needs. Leadership in this area is urgently needed. ..
  39. Davis E, Stewart D, Guelmann M, Wee A, Beach J, Crews K, et al. Serving the public good: challenges of dental education in the twenty-first century. J Dent Educ. 2007;71:1009-19 pubmed
    The purpose of this study was to explore perceptions of the roles and responsibilities of dental education in serving the public good, and the extent to which they are being met, from the vantage point of leaders at the university and ..
  40. Wotman S, Lalumandier J, Nelson S, Stange K. Implications for dental education of a dental school-initiated practice research network. J Dent Educ. 2001;65:751-9 pubmed
    ..It has also stimulated a major re-examination of several curriculum elements in the school. ..
  41. Pyle M, Andrieu S, Chadwick D, Chmar J, Cole J, George M, et al. The case for change in dental education. J Dent Educ. 2006;70:921-4 pubmed
    ..papers developed by the ADEA Commission on Change and Innovation (CCI) to explore the case for change in dental education. This preamble to the series argues that there is a compelling need for rethinking the approach to dental ..
  42. Maupome G, Sheiham A. Explanatory models in the interpretations of clinical features of dental patients within a university dental education setting. Eur J Dent Educ. 2002;6:2-8 pubmed
    Clinicians may acquire biased perceptions during their dental education that can affect decisions about treatment/management of dental decay...
  43. Ash M. Occlusion, TMDs, and dental education. Head Face Med. 2007;3:1 pubmed
    ..Hopefully, because of their importance, other aspects of the management of occlusion will once again become a significant part of the dental curriculum. ..
  44. Huang C, Bian Z, Tai B, Fan M, Kwan C. Dental education in Wuhan, China: challenges and changes. J Dent Educ. 2007;71:304-11 pubmed
    ..innovations in the School of Stomatology at Wuhan University (WHUSS) that are likely to shape the future of dental education in the People's Republic of China...
  45. Brown G, Manogue M, Rohlin M. Assessing attitudes in dental education: is it worthwhile?. Br Dent J. 2002;193:703-7 pubmed
  46. Kalkwarf K, Haden N, Valachovic R. ADEA Commission on Change and Innovation in Dental Education. J Dent Educ. 2005;69:1085-7 pubmed
  47. Allen K, More F. Clinical simulation and foundation skills: an integrated multidisciplinary approach to teaching. J Dent Educ. 2004;68:468-74 pubmed
    ..Student and faculty evaluations are discussed as well as the strengths and shortcomings of the curriculum. ..
  48. Kingsley K, O Malley S, Stewart T, Galbraith G. The integration seminar: a first-year dental course integrating concepts from the biomedical, professional, and clinical sciences. J Dent Educ. 2007;71:1322-32 pubmed
    ..This report may thus provide a course model for other schools with a similar goal of achieving an integrated curriculum. ..
  49. Walid E, Nasir F, Naidoo S. Oral health knowledge, attitudes and behaviour among nursing staff in Lesotho. SADJ. 2004;59:288, 290, 292 pubmed
    ..It is recommended that oral health be given greater attention in the nursing curriculum, with more clinical hands-on training in oral examination and diagnosis of oral diseases. ..
  50. Snyman W, Kroon J. Vertical and horizontal integration of knowledge and skills - a working model. Eur J Dent Educ. 2005;9:26-31 pubmed
    ..The consensus of those teachers who represent the basic and clinical sciences and who participate in this learning programme is that this model is practical and can assist vertical as well as horizontal integration of knowledge. ..
  51. Peroz I, Bösel C, Lange K. Representative survey of dental students about the present state of education, PC equipment and configuration requirements for a net-based dental education system. Med Teach. 2003;25:385-90 pubmed
    ..The students' requirements for the planned net-based dental education system are case documentation, multimedia documented work-flows, checklists related to workflows, a training ..
  52. Iacopino A, Lynch D, Taft T. Preserving the pipeline: a model dental curriculum for research non-intensive institutions. J Dent Educ. 2004;68:44-9 pubmed
    ..The present system of dental education severely limits the appeal of these programs due to overcrowded curricula and clinical components that ..
  53. Formicola A, Bailit H, Beazoglou T, Tedesco L. The interrelationship of accreditation and dental education: history and current environment. J Dent Educ. 2008;72:53-60 pubmed