Table 5

Number of procedures performed by graduating dental students in both dental school and community-based sites, by average and range reported by responding program directors (N=49)

Dental School ClinicCommunity-Based Clinic
ProcedureAverageRangeAverageRange
Sealants18.00–5026.04–100
Simple restorations8.70–2014.50–50
Stainless steel crowns2.10–102.10–10
Pulp therapy1.10–101.70–10
Nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia behavior management2.30–201.80–5
Space management2.00–100.50–2