Table 3

Dental school courses reported to incorporate global health topic areas

Public health and interdisciplinary courses
 Dental public health
 Community dentistry
 Oral health promotion and disease prevention
 Behavioral science
 Cultural competence
 Epidemiology
 Health care financing
 Oral health care systems
 Ethics
Basic science courses
 Pathology
 Cariology
 Periodontology
Case-based learning and clinical courses
 Treatment planning
 Patient management
 Practice management
 Evidence-based dentistry
 Medically compromised patients
 Special needs patients
 Pediatrics
Research methodology
 Evidence-based dentistry