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Welcome!

Welcome to the LibGuide for Evidence-Based Dentistry. We hope that this guide will get you started in the evidence-based practice of dentistry, with information on forming your clinical question, searching for evidence including the right study design, and evaluating what you find. We have also included a tab of resources to meet all of your research needs. Please use the chat box on the right of this page if you have any questions!

 

EBD Library Presentation

Everything you need to know in order to complete your group and individual assignments for Course 1359 - Evidence Based Dentistry

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Definition of Evidence-Based Dentistry

Here's how the American Dental Association defines Evidence-Based Dentistry:

"Evidence-based dentistry (EBD) is an approach to oral health care that requires the judicious integration of systematic assessments of clinically relevant scientific evidence, relating to the patient's oral and medical condition and history, with the dentist's clinical expertise and the patient's treatment needs and preferences."

EBD integrates:

  • the best available evidence
  • clinical experience
  • patient preference

Why is this needed?

  • Dental research is constant.
  • Implementation of findings is delayed.
  • Dentists must stay current.
  • Evidence-based practice has been shown to keep dentists up-to-date.

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