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The change from the traditional four and one year course to the five year system of BDS.

Microresumen: According to the present study results, most of the students felt that internship is vital to BDS course, increase in clinical quota cannot compensate for lack of internship. Most believed that lack of internship would adversely affect the institutions ability to provide rural dental care.

The article was published by
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SRM Journal of Research in Dental Sciences
Volume / Volumen: 5
Number / Número: 2
First and last pages / Páginas inicial-final: 82-86
Year / Año: 2014
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Principal institution where the research took place
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AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Bibliographic references
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AIDS awareness among clinical dental students of Karnataka, India. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science 13(01):20-24, 2014.
Vinegar as a disinfectant of extracted human teeth for dental educational use. J Oral Maxillofacial Path 18(1):18-22, 2014.
Attitude and practice regarding handling of extracted teeth for educational use among the students of a dental college in Southern India. Int J of Medical Dent 18(2):73-9, 2014.
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Amith Holenarsipur Vasanthakumar was invited by SIIC on
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2014, october 28
  The authors' report was accepted on
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2021, march 9
The authors' report was accepted on
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2021, march 9
Published in siicsalud
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2021, june 7

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Medical Education
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Opinion of Indian Undergraduate Clinical Students Regarding the Five-Year BDS Curriculum

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Amith Holenarsipur Vasanthakumar1

1 Dr, Dept Of Publiic Health Dentistry, Peoples College Of Dental Sciences And Research Centre, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, Bhopal, India, Reader/ Associate Professor

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