in evolution of dentistry, 42, 43, 49-50

  medical vs. dental, 231-232

  opportunities for improvement, 4, 291-292

  organizational structure for, 230-231

  patient care in schools and, 186, 195-196, 197

  postgraduate training, 112

  process; 231-233

  professional interests in, 236-237

  program innovation and, 236

  recommendations for, 16, 17-18, 250-252

  research standards, 145

  role of, 228, 229

  student performance trends and, 234-235

  survey team, 233

Active learning techniques, 12

  problem-based learning, 98-100

Advanced dental education

  access to, 114, 115, 116

  accreditation, 231

  costs, 118

  current status, 91, 115

  dental-medical integration, 107

  in dental specialties, 116-118

  educational debt and, 137-138

  for faculty, 100-101

  in general dentistry, 112-116

  licensure, 250

  options, 111-112

  patient care activities, 176

  recommendations, 4, 14, 142-143, 289

  in research, 117

African Americans

  children, oral health of, 64-65

  in dental work force, 260, 277, 278

  enrollment trends, 132, 260, 277

  oral cancer rate, 65

Aging of population, 4, 25

  oral health complications, 64

  oral health trends, 62, 63-64

  service needs in, 74-75

  socioeconomic factors, 65

AIDS, 64, 175

Allied dental personnel

  accreditation, 231-232, 237

  dental team productivity, 272-273, 293

  in dentist training, 13

  expanded role for, 111

  practice regulation and, 4, 18, 253

  professional development, 274

  supply, 256-257, 263

  training of, 19

  See also Hygienists

Alternative models of practice, 4, 30-31

Ambulatory care, accreditation for, 16, 186, 196, 197

American Association of Dental Examiners, 18, 121, 252

American Association of Dental Research, 157

American Association of Dental Schools, 16, 18, 43, 47, 48, 49-50, 89, 93-94, 112, 197, 252

  on accreditation, 234

American Dental Association, 49, 51, 52, 53, 54, 73, 91, 230

  on continuing education, 121

  origins of, 41

American Dental Hygienists' Association, 43, 263

Asian Americans, 277

B

Basic science

  clinical practice and, 7, 12, 289

  clinical science integration, 94-100, 216

  current curriculum, 92-93

  dental-medical integration, 13, 97, 108, 142, 166, 216

  in dental research, 14, 79

  recommendations, 12, 14, 141



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