Evolution of the scientific basis for dentistry and its impact on dental education: past, present, and future.

@article{Slavkin2012EvolutionOT,
  title={Evolution of the scientific basis for dentistry and its impact on dental education: past, present, and future.},
  author={Harold C. Slavkin},
  journal={Journal of dental education},
  year={2012},
  volume={76 1},
  pages={28-35}
}
Science is the fuel for technology and the foundation for understanding the human condition. In dental education, as in all health professions, science informs a basic understanding of development, is essential to understand the structure and function of biological systems, and is prerequisite to understand and perform diagnostics, therapeutics, and clinical outcomes in the treatment of diseases and disorders. During the last seventy-five years, biomedical science has transformed from… CONTINUE READING

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