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ADA/NYUCD Advanced Evidence-Based Dentistry Workshop

This course will be held at NYU College of Dentistry in New York City
January 11-15, 2016. 

We are also offering a one-day preliminary boot camp program to precede the workshop on January 10th.

The workshop is intended to help you brush up on your EBD skills and prepare you for the more advanced topics discussed in the workshop

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

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Who should apply

  • The course is relevant to all dentists and members of the dental team, educators, researchers including practitioners involved in practice-based research networks (PBRNs) and other professionals involved in dentistry.
  • The course is open to both US-based and international individuals.

Learning objectives

The course covers the primary aspects of evidence-based dental practice, including:

  • Implementing best evidence in clinical practice and teaching
  • Asking precise, structured clinical questions
  • Finding the best evidence via laptop computer
  • Rapid critical reading and appraisal
  • Using evidence-based
    • Clinical guidelines and recommendations
    • Systematic reviews
  • Understanding clinical trial design
    • Therapy
    • Diagnosis
    • Qualitative assessment
  • Calculating and using odds ratios, risk reduction, relative risk, and numbers needed to treat to implement EBD in practice and teaching
  • Information on navigating the ADA EBD website and Critical Summaries of Systematic Reviews

Course details

  • The course is a 5-day interactive program that includes a pre-assignment and multiple hands-on activities.
  • Attendees will receive CE credits from the ADA.
  • International applicants please note: The course will be offered only in English language; no simultaneous interpretation will be provided.

The American Dental Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The American Dental Association designates this activity for 35 continuing education credits.

Course faculty

The course instructors include the following EBD experts:

  • Richard Niederman,D.M.D., M.A.
  • Derek Richards, B.D.S., M.Sc., DDPH, FDS (DPH)
  • Elliot Abt, D.D.S., M.S., M.Sc.
  • Analia Veitz-Keenan, D.D.S.


  • Course tuition is $2,500 (ADA members will receive a 20% discount).
  • Tuition includes course materials and lunch.
  • Bootcamp tuition is $500 (ADA members will receive a 20% discount).
  • Participants will be responsible for their travel and housing in New York City.

The ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry has a two-fold vision: to disseminate the most current scientific evidence and to help dentists implement the current best evidence in practice. The Center has several ongoing programs to help dentists implement EBD.

The NYU College of Dentistry is the third oldest and the largest dental school in the United States, educating nearly eight percent of our nation's dentists annually. NYUCD has nearly 1,900 students in its various pre- and postdoctoral programs from all over the United States and 40 foreign countries. Nearly 50 percent of all currently enrolled students are women and minorities. NYUCD offers specialty training in the following dental specialty areas: endodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, and prosthodontics, as well as in implant dentistry; conducts an extensive continuing education program; and is home to the only dental school-affiliated dental hygiene program in New York State.

Contact information

For more information about this ADA/NYUCD Advanced EBD Workshop, contact the ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry at ebd@ada.org.