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Keeping your practice up-to-date: A workshop in evidence-based dentistry

About this Seminar

Course Outline

This continuing education seminar will provide clinicians with an essential foundation in knowledge and practical skills that are necessary to practice ‘Evidence-Based Dentistry.’ The aim is to make attendees feel confident that they are applying the most up-to-date and best available scientific evidence to their clinical care. Dentists will gain knowledge and skills related to developing critical questions, searching for relevant information, appraising the quality of available information, and applying the evidence to clinical decision making at the individual and population levels. This interactive workshop will combine traditional lecture style with case-based facilitated learning.

Learning objectives

  • Understand how to incorporate evidence-based dentistry into clinical practice
  • Explain the hierarchy of evidence
  • Assess the risk of bias in different study designs
  • Learn how to formulate clinically relevant questions
  • Explore different search and assessment tools
  • Critique, appraise, and discuss the dental literature

Presenters

Keith Da Silva

DDS, MSc, Cert. Pediatric Dentistry, FRCD(C) (Paedo, DPH)

About Keith Da Silva

DDS, MSc, Cert. Pediatric Dentistry, FRCD(C) (Paedo, DPH)

Dr. Da Silva is a clinician and researcher in the disciplines of pediatric dentistry and dental public health at the College of Dentistry, USask. In addition to his role as an assistant professor, Dr. Da Silva is also working on his PhD in public policy where his research will focus on oral health policy and health economics. He received his dental degree from the College of Dental Medicine at Columbia University; his pediatric dentistry training from the New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center; and his master’s degree in dental public health from the University of Toronto. Dr. Da Silva is a dual-Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in pediatric dentistry and dental public health, and a diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. After spending eight years in private practice, Dr. Da Silva shifted his focus and is now primarily involved in teaching and research activities. He is also active within the dental community, serving on the board of directors for the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry and the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Network of Saskatchewan.

Cost

DesignationCost
Dental Assistant Cost $100.00
Non-Sk Dentist Cost $250.00
Dental Therapist Cost $100.00
Dental Hygienist Cost $100.00
Dentist Cost $250.00
Price increase 2 weeks prior to seminar
Dental Hygienist Cost $125.00
Dentist Cost $350.00
Dental Assistant Cost $125.00
Non-Sk Dentist Cost $350.00
Dental Therapist Cost $125.00
  • Location ALT HOTEL - 480 2 Ave S, Sasktatoon (across the street from the Remai Modern)
  • Date 2020 February 22
  • Start time 8:00 am
  • End time 3:30 pm
  • Credit hours 6.25
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