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PURPOSE To compare clinical performances in a third-year medicine clerkship between studies from a problem-based learning (PBL) curriculum and students from a traditional, lecture-based learning (LBL) curriculum. METHOD The study participants were 88 PBL students and 364 LBL students rotating through a common third-year internal medicine clerkship at the(More)
Congenitally missing lateral incisors are not a rarity in any dental practice, yet the treatment for this condition is usually a challenge. Various treatment possibilities and their indications, contraindications, and problems are discussed. A case report involving orthodontic treatment followed by placement of implants and single-tooth(More)
While dentists are in a position to report suspected child abuse and neglect (SCAN), few reports are made by dentists. Evidence exists that dentists are not well-informed about SCAN, but even with education about SCAN, dentists continue to make few reports. Reasons for low reporting are noted. This article lists criteria which will be helpful in determining(More)
Dentists and dental personnel have an obligation to report occurrences of child abuse and neglect (CAN). The general types of abuse and neglect are defined, as is dental neglect. Dental neglect is the "willful failure of parent or guardian to seek and follow through with treatment necessary to ensure a level of oral health essential for adequate function(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the observational study was to determine whether interviewer race influences food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) reporting accuracy in a Deep South, largely African American cohort. METHODS A secondary analysis was conducted to investigate the influence of interviewer race on energy reporting of 319 African Americans who(More)
  • Renee Rupp
  • Journal of the Kansas Dental Association
  • 1996
Kansas has about two dentists for every hygienist. Most dental hygiene programs are situated in junior or community colleges. The trend is toward two-year programs. About 90 non-traditional programs are now in existence. The Alabama preceptorship program appears to be unique, but of all the states which have looked at it, Alabama still is the only state to(More)