Table 4

Interprofessional courses reported by dental schools by percentage of schools reporting, by area

Area2006–07
ADA Survey
2008–09
ADA Survey
2010–11
ADA Survey
No interprofessional courses32.1%43.9%34.5%
Basic science courses41.1%36.8%37.9%
Behavioral, communications, ethics, or professionalism courses25.0%29.8%24.1%
Clinical courses30.4%19.3%25.8%
Other courses25.0%19.3%22.4%
  • Sources: American Dental Association. 2006–07 survey of predoctoral dental education, volume 4: curriculum. Chicago: American Dental Association, 2008; American Dental Association. 2008–09 survey of predoctoral dental education, volume 4: curriculum. Chicago: American Dental Association, 2010; American Dental Association. 2010–11 survey of dental education, volume 4: curriculum. At: www.ada.org/SDE4_2010-11_final2.xlsx. Accessed 15 Oct. 2015.