TITLE

Prosthodontic Education in Japan

AUTHOR(S)
Tsuru, Hiromichi
PUB. DATE
January 1989
SOURCE
International Journal of Prosthodontics;Jan/Feb1989, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The need for prosthodontic instruction in Japan is increasing as the mean age of its population rises. The Japanese government formulated a policy in 1967 to ensure a sufficient number of dentists to deal with the challenge; with this new course of action has come an increased standard of dental care. Even though prosthodontic education occupies 20% of the 4-year predoctoral program in Japan, the author feels that predoctoral prosthodontic education must be improved to meet the needs of its people.
ACCESSION #
43089828

 

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