New Guideline for Treatment of Periodontitis

An expert panel convened by the ADA recommends scaling and root planing with no adjuncts should be the initial nonsurgical treatment for chronic periodontitis. Read more.


EBD Champions Conference for 2015

Registration is now open!
November 3-4, 2015 in Washington, DC to be held in conjunction with ADA 2015 — America's Dental Meeting®


Evidence-Based Dentistry

EBD improves patient care by integrating three important aspects of clinical practice:
1. A dentist's expertise
2. A patient's needs and preferences
3. The best available scientific evidence

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ADA Science Podcast

Click here to listen in as ADA Evidence-Based Dentistry Champion, Dr. Partha Mukherji discusses how he implements EBD into his practice.

Advanced Evidence-Based Dentistry Workshop

New York University School of Dentistry

The ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry is collaborating with NYU College of Dentistry to offer this one week intensive course on evidence-based dentistry (EBD); this advance course was formerly offered as the ADA/Forsyth EBD Course.

This year's workshop will be held January 11-15, 2016.  We are also offering a one-day preliminary boot camp program to precede the workshop on January 10th.


Professor Elangovan has four published critical summaries on the EBD website, with the most recent published in the April 2015 issue of JADA titled "Recombinant human growth factor for periodontal regeneration may be efficacious".

SElangovan-Satheesh Elangovan, BDS, ScD, DMSc
Associate Professor
Department of Periodontics,
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry