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Dental students hone skills in simulation lab

(Oct. 4, 2011)   —   In a new laboratory Friday, Sept. 30, students at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine got the chance to practice what they’ve been learning.

Students were performing the time-honored lab activity of waxing a maxillary central incisor – one of the upper front teeth. They molded wax into a broken section of tooth, the first step in the process of creating a mold to build crown. Read more...