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Dental Medicine Resources: Resources on the Web

Oral health and dental medicine e-resources available through the KCU Libraries.


COVID-19 Resources

ADA Coronavirus Center for Dentists

Resources and guidance for dentists and patients. Live chat with representatives from the American Dental Association.

CDC Guidance for Dental Settings

Interim infection prevention and control guidance for dental settings during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Kois Center COVID-19 Resources

Information and protocols for dental professionals. Includes best practices for patient care, PPE and hygiene workflow guidelines, patient testing references, and other support materials.

Evidence-Based Dentistry

  • ADA Policy Statement on Evidence-Based Dentistry: The ADA defines the term evidence-based dentistry 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 dentist’s clinical expertise and the patient’s treatment needs and preferences.
  • ADA Clinical Practice Guidelines and Dental Evidence: Collection of evidence-based practice guidelines, systematic reviews, and primary studies that will help you improve your practice.
  • Evidence Based Medicine (EBM): How to Search MEDLINE/PubMed using the PICO Format
  • Evidence-Based Dentistry Guide: An introduction to EBD made by the University of Florida.

Rural Dentistry

Rural Dentistry Resources


Open Access Databases

The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (NDPBD)

Research updates, videos, publications, news, and links to clinical studies.

Oral Health Country/Area Profile Project

For each country, available data and information is provided on oral diseases such as caries, periodontal disease and oral mucosal diseases and oral health manpower, dental education, oral health insurance and information relevant to oral health care.

Big Mouth Repository

An oral health database developed from partially de-identified electronic health record data contributed by dental schools who are part of the Consortium for Oral Health Research and Informatics (COHRI).

Cochrane Oral Health

Cochrane Oral Health publishes summaries of the best quality research available to help people make informed decisions about oral healthcare choices.


Local Kansas/Missouri Resources


Resources for Public Health Data

Open Access E-Books

More Resources

American Student Dental Association

Information on the NDBE, scholarships, mentorships, ethics, and health and wellness for dental students.