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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.

Campus Spotlight: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

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"If you walk into our clinics and you ask the faculty, they can tell you who is struggling, who is doing well, and who is making good progress toward putting it all together," says Prof. Bill Hendricson, Assistant Dean for Educational and Faculty Development at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) Dental School.

Campus Spotlight: University of Maryland

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It is no wonder that people at the University of Maryland (UMD) understand that oral health literacy plays an integral role in promoting overall health. The University's School of Public Health is home to The Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy.

Campus Spotlight: Creighton University School of Dentistry

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Last year, there were only 111 Native American students enrolled at all 58 U.S. dental schools. Eight of them were at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Why?

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