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ADA Science Podcast

ADA Science PodcastThe ADA Science Podcast is hosted by Dr. Robert Weyant, MPH, DMD, PhD and features guests who will address various elements of science in dentistry, including evidence-based dentistry, critical thinking, clinical relevance, state of the art science and more.

Dr. Weyant brings a wealth of his experience to his hosting role as a member of the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs as well as Chair of the Dept. of Dental Public Health and Information Management at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.

Please bookmark this page - new podcasts will be added to the series every two weeks, plus we now have the ability to subscribe through the iTunes store.

To provide comments or topic suggestions for the ADA Science Podcast, please email the Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry at ebd@ada.org.

Featured Podcast: Management of Patients with Prosthetic Joints

This episode of the ADA Science Podcast provides the context to the recently published clinical practice guideline - listen in as Dr. Thomas Sollecito and Dr. Elliot Abt discuss the use of prophylactic antibiotics prior to dental procedures in patients with prosthetic joints. To hear expert discussions of the latest information on how to apply science in practice, regularly tune in to the ADA Science Podcast.

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Listen in as Dr. Thomas Sollecito and Dr. Elliot Abt discuss the use of prophylactic antibiotics prior to dental procedures in patients with prosthetic joints 00:17:12




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Learn from the best as Dr. Heiko Spallek describes the opportunities and challenges of disseminating sound science - what do we do that works? http://ebd.ada.org/~/media/EBD/Files/EBDChampions2/5_SPALLEK.ashx. 00:17:14




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Dr. Cliff Whall, Director, discusses the ADA Seal of Acceptance Program, how it works, its value in helping dental professionals & consumers make informed decisions about over-the-counter oral care products 00:16:10




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Dr. Christopher Fox - learn about both the International and American Associations for Dental Research and how they support the dental profession 00:24:05




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Dr. Martha Somerman, director of the National Institute for Dental Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) discusses her career path, the rewards of dental research & the mission of NIDCR 00:24:03




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Dr. Tim DeRouen - President of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) - learn more at http://www.aadr.org/. 00:18:39




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Dr. Marko Vujicic - Implementing science in policy - find the presentation slides at http://ebd.ada.org/media/EBD/Files/EBDChampions2/1_VUJICIC.ashx . 00:20:07




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Dr. Edmond Truelove - Chair of the ADA's Council on Scientific Affairs (CSA) discusses dental research and the role of the CSA 00:23:39




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Dr. Rob Compton - Understand what quality measures are and the objective of the Dental Quality Alliance - http://www.ada.org/en/science-research/dental-quality-alliance/. 00:22:56




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Dr. Sharon Tracy - From research to your practice: how clinical practice guidelines are developed 00:19:53




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Dr. Elliot Abt - One practitioner's path to EBD - understanding the importance of statistics and critical appraisal of the scientific literature 00:21:49




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Inaugural edition Part 2 - Interview guests are Dr. Julie Frantsve-Hawley and Dr. Eugenio Beltran - Essential elements of evidence-based practice in dentistry 00:24:49




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Inaugural edition Part 1 - Interview guests are Dr. Julie Frantsve-Hawley and Dr. Eugenio Beltran - Why do a science podcast for dentists? 00:18:24




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Topical Fluoride for Caries Prevention - 2013 Update; access guideline here: http://ebd.ada.org/evidence/guidelines/. 00:12:38




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Non-fluoride Caries Preventive Agents - Dr. Tim Wright; access guideline here: http://ebd.ada.org/evidence/guidelines/. 00:14:59




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