Virendra B Dhuru.
Need to emphasize scientific basis for evidence based dentistry.
Pak Oral Dental J Jan ;25(1):113-4.
Typical dentists of today, begin clinical practice after going through a pre-dental and dental curriculum. The admission to a dental college is partly based upon an acceptable performance in the science courses including biology, chemistry and physics. The dental curriculum usually begins with rigorous courses in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, pharmacology and dental biomaterials, all requiring sound grounding of scientific principles. As the students progress through the clinical curriculum, the biomechanical, medical and surgical procedures are learnt and are used throughout their professional career. This is a review article.
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