Meskin, Lawrence H.
April 2000
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Apr2000, Vol. 131 Issue 4, p428
Academic Journal
Editorial. Comments on the decline in the number of dentists selecting a dental educator's role in the United States. Quality of dental practice; Evidence of faculty shortage; Implications for dental practitioners.


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