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Call for nominations for evidence-based dentistry awards

April 08, 2019 The ADA and the American Association for Dental Research are searching for dental educators and clinicians who have made significant contributions to implement and advance evidence-based dentistry.

Image of Evidence-based Dentistry logoThe nomination deadline for the Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty & Practice Awards is May 19. Awards, which include a plaque, $1,000 and airfare and lodging to receive the award at the 2019 ADA FDI World Dental Congress, will be presented during the meeting in San Francisco on Sept. 5. The awards are supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Colgate.

The three awards include the Evidence-Based Dentistry Accomplished Faculty Award for full- or part-time faculty members with 15 or more years at an accredited U.S. university; the Evidence-Based Dentistry Mid-Career Faculty Award for those with between five and 15 years as a full- or part-time faculty member at an accredited U.S. university; and the Evidence-Based Dentistry Practice Award for those who've completed an evidenced-based dentistry project within the past two years or demonstrated leadership in implementing evidence-based dentistry in private practice or a public health setting.

All awardees must be members of the ADA and/or the American Association for Dental Research. Applicants may nominate themselves.

For additional eligibility information or to make a nomination, visit