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EBD courses planned for annual session

Orlando, Fla.—The ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry has two courses this year at annual session that are designed to help dentists in their clinical decision-making.

  • Finding the Most Current Scientific Evidence on Oral Health: A Hands-on Experience (courses 6204 and 6214) will be held Oct. 10 from 8-10:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. The course will teach participants how to understand the different sources of evidence and how to apply it to clinical decision-making. Course leaders are Julie Frantsve-Hawley, Ph.D., director, ADA Research Institute and Center for EBD; Dr. Krishna Aravamudhan, assistant director, ADA Center for EBD; Dr. Leslie Winston, director, Oral Care Professional and Scientific Relations, Procter & Gamble; and Pat Walters, RDH, Professional & Scientific Relations/Global Scientific Information Manager, Procter & Gamble. The cost is $95 for dentists and dental team members.
  • The Role of Evidence in 21st Century Dental Practice (course 7121), Oct. 11, 2-4:30 p.m. The course will explain the role of research in today’s dental practices and will identify reliable sources of evidence. Dr. Janet Clarkson of the University of Dundee, Scotland, will lead the course. The cost is $70 for dentists and $50 for dental team members.

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