Camille B. Capdeboscq, Jr: The good teacher

James T. Rule, Muriel J. Bebeau

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Dr Camille B. Capdeboscq taught operative dentistry at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry from 1972 until his retirement in 1996. Before that, he had practiced for 9 years, partly in Louisiana’s bayou country. With a reputation for clinical excellence, he became a legendary figure at LSI) for his humility, his generosity of spirit, and his humanitarian dedication to students. Despite his demand for the highest of standards, and his toughness in grading, his students nonetheless loved and revered him for his ability to inspire confidence, stimulate learning, and instill a sense of dignity at each encounter. Dr Capdeboscq also inspired his colleagues to look at their own character and values.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)651-662
Number of pages12
JournalQuintessence international
Issue number8
StatePublished - 2001


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