Let's face it, dental school is a demanding environment, that involves continuous blends of science and creative activity while developing and mastering in a variety of areas related to dentistry—including manual dexterity. Manual dexterity an important part in the selection of dental students. Students who follow training significantly improves their manual ability.
What is manual dexterity? Manual dexterity is the ability to make coordinated hand and finger movements to grasp and manipulate objects.
Why do dental schools care about manual dexterity skills? In order to perform dental procedures, a dentist must be able to work with precision on an extremely small scale. Additionally, superior eye-hand coordination is critical to ensuring the safety of patients and the integrity of the profession.
Is it important to fine tune my manual dexterity skills before applying to dental school?Yes! Vinmar Solutions has developed a new innovative way to practice manual dexterity skills while in dental school and before going to dental school. Our teaching models are not to replace grading policies, standards, and criteria to teaching dental students in their courses or dental schools. The Vinmar Solutions Draw and Drill Egg and The Vinmar Solutions Draw and Drill Nestis designed for teaching D1, D2 students' pre-Dental students, dental assistants, and future dentist. Before working on the expensive jaw models and teeth. Students can practice the handpiece and hand coordination to attain their confidence and hand skills in tooth preparations. We encourage all inspired dentist to use this teaching aid to help improve your skills.
The Vinmar Solutions Draw and Drill Egg was created by Mark A. Hunt Sr, CDT, Director and Instructor for Vinmar Solutions Pre-Dental Courses. Mr. Hunt's courses was formerly hosted at UCLA Continuing Dental Education Programs at UCLA School of Dentistry and Pre-Dental Societies in the Northern and Southern California since 1994 to Present. Mr. Hunt was the former manager and teaching aid specialist of the Three-Dimensional Dental Teaching Aids Department at UCLA School of Dentistry under the former founders Steve Kennedy CDT and Dr. Robert Krasny, DDS, MSD, Department of Endodontics, at UCLA School of Dentistry through the 70's and 90's, which he managed for over 20 years. Read more about Mr. Hunt “click here.”
The Vinmar Solutions Draw and Drill Egg Focuses on what most dental students want to achieve in development of skills in using a dental handpiece. Help the dental student concentrate on their strengths and weaknesses in regards to eye-hand coordination. Learn the depth of the enamel and dentin.
The drawings of the prep are the exact size and dimensions of an actual prep. The depth of each prep is 0.5 millimeters, which allows the student to cut from 1 to 3 millimeters in depth.
To help build confidence in eye - hand coordination before attempting a particular preparation on dentoform teeth.