Critical Thinking and Evidence-Based Clinical Decision-Making: Required Skill-Sets in Dentistry
Satheesh Elangovan, BDS, DSc, DMSc
Professor, University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Associate Editor, Newman and Carranza’s Clinical Periodontology, 13th Edition
Michael G. Newman, DDS, FACD
Professor Emeritus, UCLA School of Dentistry
Editor, Newman and Carranza’s Clinical Periodontology, 13th Edition
There are thousands of articles published in dentistry each year, but despite the plethora of data, there is limited evidence for many day-to-day clinical questions. To help answer these questions, dentists need to improve their critical-thinking and problem-solving skill sets. Co-Editors and Professors of Dentistry, Satheesh Elangovan and Michael G. Newman share strategies for improving the clinical decision-making skills of today's dental student.