PROSTHODONTICS - AN EMERGING FIELD IN EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE
*Dr. Areeba Zainab, Dr. Kunwarjeet Singh, Dr. Rajiv Kumar Gupta and Dr. Sidhartha Tomar
In the present era, both the patient and dentist have ready access to online information regarding various aspects of dentistry. While this information can help both the populations to better understand the problem, it can be very clumsy and time-consuming process to go through the limitless data available, with little or no validation and doubtful reliability. Therefore, it is of dire importance to formulate the data such that, only the most reliable and relevant information is made available to the clinician and the patient in a simple and user-friendly manner. Thus, evidence-based practice will not only reduce the time taken, but will also enhance the decision-making ability of the dentists, thus ensuring that the patients receive the best treatment possible for their problem.
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