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Table 1

History of Fostering Dentist in Japan1)

1875 A dentist was registered after passing the 1st examination for medical practitioners.
1883 Dentistry was added to the examination for medical practitioners.
1889 Dental school was first established.
1906 Establishment of the former Dentist Act
1913 The examination rules for dentists were established.
1946 The new national examination systems for dentists started.
1948 Establishment of the present Dentist Act
2006 1-year clinical training became mandatory for all the dentists newly registered.
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