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Friedman, Paula K, – Journal of Dental Education, 1992
Boston University (Massachusetts) developed and marketed a dental care plan to three colleges and universities in the Boston area. After 5 academic years of operation, the dental program has 16 institutional affiliates, increased its patient pool by almost 1,500, generated substantial revenue, and exposed dental students to an alternative dental…
Descriptors: College Students, Dental Schools, Dentistry, Health Insurance
Johnson, Alice; And Others – 1973
This publication has been designed to help nurses, teachers, volunteers, health administrators, social workers, and other individuals in the community in improving dental care instruction for the children in a community dental care program. The publication is based on the premise that availability of dental care services does not necessarily…
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Children, Community Programs, Community Services
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Mansoor, Jamshaid – Journal of Education and Learning, 2020
Skills and development: The way undergraduate dental students have been taught and their methods of learning have evolved over decades. Education methods and needs: Perhaps the most rapid and exponential changes have been in the last two decades with the introduction and utilisation of digital media platforms and social media capabilities.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Dental Schools, Patients, Undergraduate Students
Kenney, Genevieve M.; Ko, Grace; Ormond, Barbara A. – 2000
Using estimates drawn from the 1997 National Survey of America's Families (NSAF), this brief examines variations in the receipt of dental care services and in unmet need for dental care across different subgroups of children aged 3 and over, both nationally and across 13 states. The NSAF is a household survey that provides information on more than…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Children, Dental Health, Dentistry
Peltz, Ivy D. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Traditionally, dental education is divided into two phases: pre-clinical and clinical education. The pre-clinical phase of dental education includes the assimilation of theoretical topical knowledge in addition to the completion of simulated exercises. Upon completion of and demonstration of competency in their pre-clinical courses, students begin…
Descriptors: Dentistry, Medical Education, Higher Education, Transfer of Training
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Devoe, Jennifer E.; Krois, Lisa; Stenger, Rob – Journal of Rural Health, 2009
Purpose: To determine if rural residence is independently associated with different access to health care services for children eligible for public health insurance. Methods: We conducted a mail-return survey of 10,175 families randomly selected from Oregon's food stamp population (46% rural and 54% urban). With a response rate of 31%, we used a…
Descriptors: Medical Services, Health Needs, Low Income, Public Health
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McCulloch, Christopher A. G. – Journal of Dental Education, 1994
It is suggested that evidence-based health care is appropriate in dental care delivery, and dental educators can play an important role in overcoming barriers to teaching and practice of this approach. Obstacles include misinterpretations, insufficient evidence, undeveloped critical appraisal skills, skepticism, inadequate time, and poor access to…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Oriented Programs, Databases, Dental Schools
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Bedi, Raman; O'Donnell, David – Journal of Dental Education, 1989
A post-graduation study found that Hong Kong University dental school graduates who had taken a course in dental care for handicapped individuals continued to feel such individuals should have care in specialized centers, but provided more treatment to them than other local dentists. Communication barriers were seen as significant. (MSE)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Dental Schools, Dentists, Disabilities
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Barker, Ben D. – Journal of Dental Education, 1992
It is argued that productive change in Veterans Administration (VA) dental services will require planned change, new models of dental care and education that respond to different needs and circumstances, creative partnerships between the VA and institutions, and perhaps a new conceptualization of dental care as a medical subspecialty. (MSE)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Delivery Systems, Dental Schools, Educational Change
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Tetuan, Theresa M.; McGlasson, Dawn; Meyer, Ileen – Journal of School Nursing, 2005
Children from low-income families are more likely to have dental disease and less likely to have regular dental care. Children's dental-related illnesses are responsible for more than 880,000 lost school days each year. The lack of reliable state-level data often makes monitoring the oral health of children a challenge. By conducting oral health…
Descriptors: Dental Evaluation, School Nurses, Dental Health, Child Health
Texas Child Care, 1993
Offers a practical guide for promoting daily toothbrushing in young children. Discusses the importance of proper dental care, explains the causes of tooth decay, describes proper dental care for infants and young children, recommends materials and teaching methods, and discusses visits to the dentist and the benefits of fluoride for dental health.…
Descriptors: Dental Health, Early Childhood Education, Fluoridation, Self Care Skills
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Block, Marvin J.; Walken, Jennifer W. – Journal of Dental Education, 1980
A program in dental care for the handicapped offered at the University of North Carolina is described. Results of a survey of program participants over a five-year period indicates that the program results in decreased fear and anxiety about treating handicapped patients. (JMF)
Descriptors: Dental Schools, Dentistry, Followup Studies, Higher Education
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Klein, Stephen P.; And Others – American Journal of Public Health, 1985
The cost and effectiveness of various types and combinations of school-based preventive dental care procedures were assessed in the National Preventive Dentistry Demonstration Program, a four-year study involving more than 20,000 students, from ten schools nationwide. Communal water fluoridation was reaffirmed as the most cost-effective means of…
Descriptors: Children, Cost Effectiveness, Dental Health, Elementary Education
Jones, Michael Alan – 1973
The effectiveness of the Dental Hygiene Education Program in changing the dental health care practices of 4-H club youth in four Louisiana parishes and youth knowledge of dental care principles were studied in this before-after experimental design. The study sample consisted of 258 youth from 10 4-H clubs. Subjects completed a four-item…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Demonstrations (Educational), Dental Evaluation, Dental Health
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Naidoo, Magandhree; Singh, Shenuka – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) sometimes display an inability for information sharing through functional verbal communication. This may interfere with professional oral care. These children tend to process visual information more efficiently than auditory information. Picture schedules can briefly suffice as visual cues serving a…
Descriptors: Dentistry, Dental Health, Visual Aids, Teaching Methods
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