Table 2

Types of pediatric dental clinical experiences by clinic location, by percentage and number of respondents reporting “yes” on each item

Pediatric Patient ExperienceDental School ClinicCommunity-Based Clinic
Infant oral exams61%/30
N=49
63%/26
N=41
Children with high caries levels83%/39
N=47
78%/31
N=40
Medicaid patient populations94%/46
N=49
74%/31
N=42
Operating room/general anesthesia21%/10
N=48
23%/9
N=40
Sedated pediatric patients23%/11
N=48
24%/10
N=41
Advanced behavior management34%/16
N=47
37%/15
N=41
Special needs patients60%/29
N=48
56%/23
N=41
Higher volume patient care16%/7
N=43
53%/21
N=40
  • N=total number of participants responding (yes/no) to that item