Challenging Students with CAD/CAM Technology: Going Beyond the Comfort Zone of Senior Students

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Presentation 602 February 5, 2013
New York University College of Dentistry

Description

Teaching student doctors innovative CAD/CAM technology allows the student to develop critical thinking skills that integrate the clinical restorative procedures with the precision of graphic design via computer. A way to master this technological advancement is to give student doctors an opportunity to challenge themselves by doing multiple procedures in a single visit. Through self-assessment criteria the student can overcome challenges that may have existed before and take away a positive learning experience that can be applied in practice.

*Presented at 2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

Objectives

  1. To integrate the development of critical thinking in addition to challenges of innovative dentistry for the senior student.

  2. For the student to appreciate the significance of doing a multi-step procedure in one visit.

  3. To give the student criteria for self-assessment and gaining confidence in clinical practice.

Keywords

  • CAD/CAM, Multiple Restorations, Student-faculty Relationship, Innovative Technology

Discipline

  • Dental
    • Advanced Dental Education
    • Critical Thinking
    • Esthetic Dentistry
    • Operative Dentistry

Competencies Addressed

  • Dental
    • Critical Thinking
    • Preclinical & Clinical Skills

Intended Audience

  • Practicing Health Professional
    • Dentist
  • Professional & Faculty Development
  • Professional School
    • Dental Student

Instructional Methods

  • Lecture

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