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UAB Documents Gap between Clinical Practice and Published Evidence to Improve Dental Care

Dr. Wynne E. Norton, assistant professor in the department of health behavior at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health – along with UAB colleagues Dr. Ellen M. Funkhouser, associate professor in the division of preventive medicine, and Dr. Sonia K. Makhija, associate professor, and Dr. Gregg H. Gilbert, professor in the department of behavioral and population sciences – recently conducted a study to quantify the concordance between clinical practice and published evidence across preventive, diagnostic, and treatment procedures among a sample of dentists in The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network.