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The workshop for dental clinicians and educators is scheduled for April 19–22 in Phoenix.
Honorees for 2016 are (from left) John Rugh of the University of Texas, Cheryl Straub-Morarend and Teresa Marshall of the University of Iowa, and Ahmad Abdelkarim of the University of Mississippi.
Updated clinical practice guideline on the efficacy and safety of pit-and-fissure sealants to prevent or arrest caries in children and adolescents. Learn more.
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
New chairside guide adapted from the 2016 clinical practice guideline on the efficacy and safety of pit-and-fissure sealants to prevent or arrest caries in children and adolescents.
New Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline: Nonsurgical treatment of chronic periodontitis
Podcast Feature: Implementing Evidence Based Dentistry and critical thinking into dental school curriculum
Management of Patients with Prosthetic Joints
In general, for patients with prosthetic joint implants, prophylactic antibiotics are not recommended prior to dental procedures to prevent prosthetic joint infection.
ADA Professional Product Review: The ADA Laboratory Evaluated High-speed Handpieces
Take your EBD research to the next level with help from the ADA Library & Archives
Amalgam separator rule delayed until December
ADA scientists' innovative research presented at AADR
June 30 deadline for Ross Award nominations
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ADA researchers measure key attributes
Dr. Balevi has five published critical summaries on the EBD website, with his most recent being titled "Patients who received preoperative antibiotics showed fewer early implant failures".
-Ben Balevi, BEng, DDS, Dip EBHC, MSc
Vancouver, British Colombia