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Campus Spotlight: University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry

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Self-assessment is well established in the dental hygiene program at the University of Oklahoma (OU) College of Dentistry. Whether students are taking an impression, writing a research paper, or in clinic removing plaque, they are asked to cast a critical eye on their own performance and to learn from what they see.

Campus Spotlight: University of Iowa College of Dentistry

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What do you do when your dental school trains its students in evidence-based practice, then releases them into a practice environment where senior clinicians are unfamiliar with the concept or maybe even a little intimidated by it? You just might devise a continuing education (CE) course to bring practicing professionals into the evidence-based fold.

Campus Spotlight: New York University College of Dentistry

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“Miracle on 24th Street”—That is what Ralph V. Katz, D.M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., called the implementation of a four-year curriculum in evidence-based dentistry (EBD) at New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry in a 2006 article in the Journal of Evidence Based Dental Practice.

Campus Spotlight: The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston

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If teaching students to think critically is challenging, assessing the development of this skill over time can be downright elusive. Nevertheless, one dental hygiene program has implemented an approach that is winning converts on the same campus.
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