Clinical decision-making practices among a subset of North American prosthodontists

Sreenivas Koka, Steven E. Eckert, Yong Geun Choi, Victor M. Montori

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The aim of this study was to determine the decision-making practices of a subset of North American prosthodontists. A survey was administered to assess practitioner views regarding the relative importance of practitioner, patient, and patient family beliefs and preferences during treatment planning of the edentulous patient. In responses to abstract questions, practitioners appeared to endorse a blending of patient and practitioner beliefs and preferences when treatment planning. However, in response to a question proposing a simulated clinical scenario, practitioners indicated they placed a greater emphasis on their own beliefs when choosing a treatment option.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)606-608
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Prosthodontics
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery


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