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December 17, 1996

Health Source: Medical News from the University of Washington

Medical News from the University of Washington


November 26, 1996

Health Source: Medical News from the University of Washington

Medical News from the University of Washington


November 14, 1996

Dental simulators revolutionize training of future dentists

Students at the University of Washington School of Dentistry will no longer practice root canals on dental molds clamped to work benches or held in the palms of their hands. Instead, students will perfect dental techniques on their own “patients”– dental simulators designed to provide a state-of-the-art learning environment that most closely resembles a real-life clinical setting.


October 28, 1996

Are dental fillings harmful to kids’ health? UW researchers to begin study examining safety of mercury amalgams in children

Nearly 150 years since dentists started using mercury in fillings, researchers at the University of Washington School of Dentistry are beginning one of the first studies specifically aimed at determining whether such fillings are safe for children.


October 22, 1996

Health Source: Medical News from the University of Washington

Medical News from the University of Washington


October 15, 1996

New UW center to focus on health and safety of foresters, fishers and farmers throughout the region

New UW center to focus on health and safety of foresters, fishers and farmers throughout the region



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