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

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


Teaching student doctors innovative CAD/CAM technology allows them to develop critical thinking skills to integrate clinical restorative procedures with the precision of graphic design. One way to master this technological advancement is to give student doctors an opportunity to challenge themselves by doing multiple procedures in a single visit. This presentation describes the method in which students use technology and self-assessment criteria to challenge themselves through multiple procedures.

*Presented at 2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition


  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.


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

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