TITLE

From the ivory tower: Dental students as curricula change agents

AUTHOR(S)
Rossomando, Edward F.
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Proofs;Jan2006, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains how dental students can influence curriculum revisions. Reason for initiating changes; Lack of exposure of dental students to industrial innovations; Concept of a biodontics program; Appeal to dental companies to participate in the initiative.
ACCESSION #
20026319

 

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