Clinical decision making in the evidence-based practice era

Yehuda Zadik, Liran Levin*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The dental profession is unique among the various types of health care providerssince in most instances, only the dental practitioner is responsible for the diagnosisprocess, determination of treatment options, and performing the chosen treatment.Variations have been found among dental practitioners regarding diagnosis and treatmentin the various fields of dentistry. This article reviews the educational factors influencingthe clinical decision making and treatment planning in the dental practice. As a part of thefirst issue of the new International Journal of Clinical Dentistry, we believe thatcontinuing education, exchange of opinions as well as clinical research in amultidisciplinary forum for publications from all fields of oral medicine is of utmostimportance to bridge basic and clinical sciences, promoting the exchange of informationand the advancement of oral medicine for the benefit of patients.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationClinical Dentistry
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781611223545
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Continuing education
  • Decision making
  • Dental research
  • Education
  • Evidence based dentistry
  • Evidence based medicine
  • Treatment planning


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