Table 5

Instructional unit providing basic sciences instruction for dental schools for 2001–02 and 2010–11 academic years

Mean Clock Hours of Instruction% Dental School Only% Medical School Only% Shared
Gross anatomy (including H&N)19219338.0%32.7%30.6%12.0%29.6%51.7%
  • Note: The percentages in the shared column do not total 100% because the few schools who identified “other or independent” arrangements for providing basic sciences instruction were not included in this table.

  • Sources: American Dental Association. 2001–02 survey of predoctoral dental education, volume 4: curriculum. Chicago: American Dental Association, 2003; American Dental Association. 2010–11 survey of dental education, volume 4: curriculum. At: Accessed 15 Oct. 2015.