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Engaging Dental School Faculty and Practitioners in the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network

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Practice-based research networks (PBRNs) have demonstrated that they can make major and unique contributions to improving clinical practice. They offer advantages both to research and quality improvement.

Teaching Evidence-Based Dentistry to Clinical Faculty

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Within the last five to ten years, the incorporation of the best available evidence into the treatment decision has gained considerable visibility and momentum in the dental community.

The Evidence-Based Dentistry (EBD) Imperative

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Classically, evidence-based dentistry (EBD) is defined as the integration of the current best evidence with the practitioner’s clinical experience and the patient’s values and circumstances for the purpose of improving health. That formula makes sense in practice, but translating it to the educational arena poses challenges.

Creating a Culture of Inquiry to Promote Critical Thinking

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Critical thinking is considered by many to be the vortex of learning in higher education. This exhilarating activity can serve as the hub for just about everything we do in dentistry.
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