evidence-based dentistry

evidence-based dentistry

a systematic practice of dentistry in which the dentist finds, assesses, and implements methods of diagnosis and treatment on the basis of the best available current research, the dentist's clinical expertise, and the needs and preferences of the patient.
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They work pretty well, if you use them properly; the problem is that most people develop a system over time, and it's not uncommon for them to miss areas," says Derek Richards, director of the Centre for Evidence-based Dentistry in Dundee.
The American Dental Association (ADA) definition of Evidence-based Dentistry can be adapted as "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 dental care professional's clinical expertise and the patient's treatment needs and preferences.
New this year is an Evidence-Based Dentistry (EBD) area in the AAPD Booth, in which brief tutorials will be made available.
This is referred to as evidence-based dentistry, and we are beginning to incorporate this science to better meet the needs of our customers and help them receive benefits based on those needs.
She focuses on topics emphasized in periodontal residency graduate exams and the oral exam of the American Board of Periodontology, including evidence-based dentistry, anatomy, furcations, epidemiology and etiology, pharmacology, prognosis, occlusion, mucogingival therapy, inflammation, oral medicine and pathology, lasers, medical emergencies, and treatment planning.
Evidence-based dentistry on laser paediatric dentistry: review and outlook.
This title provides an introduction to evidence-based dentistry including guidance to applying this approach to a clinical practice.
The basic tenets of evidence-based dentistry state that decisions for individual patients must be based on the best available evidence.
Chapter 19 Reflections on a Decade of Evidence-Based Dentistry
Our school is focused on educating our students, promoting oral health and supporting evidence-based dentistry.
The dental hygiene clinician can find sources of systematic reviews in evidence-based journals such as Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice, Evidence-Based Dentistry, and Evidence-Based Nursing.
The company's philosophy of proactive dental care through evidence-based dentistry is manifest in their approach to using the best available scientific research to guide patient education and clinical treatment in order to achieve the best possible long-term outcome for all patients.

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