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Education Courses

How to Conduct and Publish Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses: A Hands-On Workshop

This workshop offers instruction from experts in the field of dental research, including the editor of the Journal of the American Dental Association. Attendees will gain insight into the entire process of writing a systematic review through the use of interactive activities that illustrate how to search for evidence, assess the quality of this evidence, and structure a manuscript. Learn more

Intensive EBD Workshop

This workshop offers clinicians and educators extensive training in evidence-based dentistry. Attendees can choose to participate in one of the workshop's two educational streams.

  • How to Practice EBD: Designed for clinicians looking to build on their EBD knowledge, this stream takes a deep dive into advanced EBD topics.
  • How to Teach EBD: Designed for educators, this stream covers pedagogical best practices.
The next Intensive EBD Workshop will be held May 1619, 2018, at ADA headquarters in Chicago. Learn more 

EBD Champions Conference

Each year we seek out forward-thinking practitioners to learn to implement EBD into practice and mentor their colleagues in EBD principles. The conference is the first of its kind in dentistry and has an interactive format with table discussions at the end of each session to encourage participation and lively conversation between the participants and the conference presenters. Attendees earn up to 12 hours of CE credit at this two-day conference. Learn more

ADA/NYUCD Advanced EBD Workshop

The ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry collaborated with NYU College of Dentistry to offer this one-week intensive course on evidence-based dentistry (EBD).  This five-day workshop helped build skills in formulating clinical questions, searching for evidence, critical reading and appraisal, and implementing EBD into practice. It was a hands-on learning experience and participants earned 35 hours of CE credit. Learn more

EBD Custom Workshops

Custom workshops are designed to fit the specific EBD needs of your organization. We recognize that programming often requires a tailored approach. Organizations that have participated in an EBD Custom Workshop include Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, SUNY Stony Brook, and University of Texas at Houston. Please contact for more information.

Hear Dr. Leif Bakland describe the custom EBD workshop for faculty at Loma Linda University on the ADA Science Podcast.