Use of simulation technology in dental education.

J. A. Buchanan

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Simulation is becoming very beneficial in the area of health care education. Dentistry has used various types of simulation in preclinical education for some time. This article discusses the impact of the current simulation laboratories on dental education and reviews advanced technology simulation that has recently become available or is in the developmental stage. The abilities of advanced technology simulation, its advantages and disadvantages, and its potential to affect dental education are addressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1225-1231
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of dental education
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2001

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