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A new hospital run by Nova Southeastern University trains dentistry residents to provide people with special needs

Mornings with Drs. Steve Ellen and Diane Ede-Nichols during Nova Southeastern University’s atmospheric new dental hospital in North Miami Beach start as they did in their former Davie apartment — with rounds.

They listen as 5 residents news their studious loads for a day in a litany of slight dental procedures, for clients who are anything but:

“Francine, intelligent palsy, for a cleaning.”

“Michael, autism, for an orthodonture consult.”

“Patricia 50, schizophrenic with SIB, for a cleaning.”

SIB stands for self-injurious behavior.

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Article source: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/26/3305870/a-new-clinic-run-by-nova-southeastern.html

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