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A Study on Students’ Satisfaction with On-Site Dental Technological Clinical Practice: Focusing on 4-Year Undergraduate Students
Int J Clin Prev Dent 2018;14(1):73-80
Published online March 31, 2018;
© 2018 International Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry.

Kyung-Sook Hwang

Department of Dental Technology, Shinhan University, Uijeongbu, Korea
Correspondence to: Kyung-Sook Hwang
Department of Dental Technology, Shinhan University, 95 Hoam-ro, Uijeongbu 11644, Korea. 
Tel: +82-31-870-3424,Fax: +82-2-2964-2002, E-mail:
Received March 16, 2018; Revised March 21, 2018; Accepted March 23, 2018.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Objective: The purpose of this study is to analyze the factors affecting satisfaction by analyzing the satisfaction of on-site dental technical practice with the 4-year-old school reorganization.Methods: A questionnaire survey was conducted among 118 students in the four major engineering departments in the nation. The results were as follows.Results: Satisfaction of on-the-job training of students in 4-year-old dental technical engineering program was 3.48. In the field clinical practice, I was satisfied with the nearest commuting distance, instruction on education, communication with the teachers, and dissatisfaction with my job or errands, distant commuting distance, poor environment/facility equipment, lack of education guidance or indifference. On-site dental technical practice type desired by students of 4-year Dental Engineering students is CAD/CAM, ceramic build-up, Cr & Br wax-up work in dental laboratories for 2 or 4 weeks during winter vacation or 3 summer vacation Of the population.Conclusion: In this way, we expect to be able to experience active and positive clinical practice of stroke engineering students through on-site dental technical practice, and to maximize their competence through understanding and evaluation of experience.
Keywords : engineering, personal satisfaction, dental technicians
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