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Creating a Culture of Inquiry to Promote Critical Thinking

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Critical thinking is considered by many to be the vortex of learning in higher education. This exhilarating activity can serve as the hub for just about everything we do in dentistry.

Putting It All Together: Thinking About Assessment of a Dental Student's Overall Competence

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Beginning July 1, 2013 dental education programs will be required to meet new American Dental Association (ADA) Commission on Dental Accreditation's Accreditation Standards for Predoctoral Dental Education, and as of January 2012 schools have the option to use the new Standards and the accompanying Self-Study Guide for Dental Education Programs to prepare their accreditation Self Study reports.

Integrating Health Literacy in Dental Education

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Upon first hearing the phrase "health literacy" years ago, I thought I understood its meaning. The words were not intimidating. They lent themselves to immediate interpretation based on my personal experiences as both a consumer and a health professional.

Recruitment of American Indians/Alaska Natives into the Dental Profession: What to Consider

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It is no surprise to dental admissions personnel that there are few American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) in dental school. I graduated from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry with my D.D.S. degree in 2003 and have worked with many AI/AN pre-health professions students since.
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