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Evidence-Based Dentistry: Stay Current

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Evidence-Based Dentistry eBook

Evidence Based Dentistry Blog

The number of published research articles in clinical dentistry grows larger each year. Analysis shows that even in specific subject areas publication is spread across many journal titles.

The Dental Elf is a daily blog maintained by the editor of Evidence Based Dentistry. It provides brief summaries highlighting evidence-based publications relevant to dental practice.

TOP: The Orthodontic Professors "is a curated site dedicated to providing  evidence-based professional opinion from experts in the field...(the) mission is to promote the use of best evidence in clinical orthodontics and orthodontic education."

Evidence Based Dentistry Journals

Two journals attempt to assist busy dentists trying to stay current with the literature by publishing critical summaries of recently published research.

  • Evidence Based Dentistry (UNC-CH Access)
    Description: "Original papers and relevant publications are condensed into digestible summaries, drawing attention to the current methods and findings."
  • Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice (UNC-CH Access)
    Description: "Presents timely original articles, as well as reviews of articles on the results and outcomes of clinical procedures and treatment."

PubMed ToC Email Alert

Receiving a list of titles in the new issues of these journals in your email can help you stay current.

The journals each offer this service on their websites, but it can be easier to manage various alerts if you set them up in one place.

PubMed offers this service through My NCBI:

You can use your onyen user name and password to sign in to a My NCBI account:

  • save a search for Evidence-Based Dentistry and the Journal of Evidence Based Dental Practice.