Jack D Gerrow

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The purpose of this study was to assess the concurrent validity of the National Dental Examining Board of Canada (NDEB) Written Examination and Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) by correlating students' scores with their performance in the final year of the D.D.S./D.M.D. program. The subjects of this study were the 2,317 students at nine(More)
As part of the recommended review of the national competencies for beginning general dentists in Canada, a validation survey was distributed to 731 dentists. The survey asked participants to supply demographic information and rate each of the forty-six competencies on a 5-point Likert scale. The response rate was 43.1 percent (315 total usable responses).(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of the present study was to evaluate and compare treatment with mandibular overdentures supported by one or two implants placed and loaded immediately. MATERIALS AND METHODS Edentulous subjects with maxillary and mandibular complete dentures were recruited to participate in the study. All subjects received new maxillary and mandibular(More)
In 1994, following a request from the ten Provincial Licensing Authorities, the National Dental Examining Board of Canada (NDEB) implemented significant changes to the certification process for dentists seeking a license to practice in Canada. Prior to 1994, graduates of accredited Canadian dental programs were certified without further examination while(More)
AIM The objective of the study was to evaluate and compare treatments with mandibular overdentures supported by one or two immediately placed implants 3 years after loading. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-six edentulous subjects were eligible for inclusion. Using a random sampling system, one or two implants were placed in the mandible. Separate ball(More)
This study determined the effect on articulator settings of using an arbitrary hinge axis as compared with the terminal hinge axis in orienting a computerized pantograph on a patient. The effect of an error in measuring the reference plane angle or clutch angle was also determined. Two subjects were pantographed 30 times by using the terminal hinge axis and(More)
This study determined the dimensional accuracy of dies made using a combination of four impression materials and three Type IV die stones. A metal die was prepared for a molar complete cast crown, and 10 stone replicas were made using 12 different combinations of impression materials and die stones. The distances between reference points on the metal and(More)
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Flexible die materials have been introduced to facilitate the fabrication of indirect provisional or definitive restorations in 1 appointment. PURPOSE This study compared the surface detail reproduction of 7 potential flexible die materials when used in combination with 7 elastomeric impression materials. METHODS Surface detail(More)