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MOSDOH Faculty Journal Club

Resources and articles to support the MOSDOH clinical faculty journal club

Club Critique Form

Please use this online survey form to submit your article critiques prior to each club meeting.

Journal Club Critique Form

Journal Club Learning Objectives

We will:
  1. Discuss the methods used by the authors of the article to collect the data
  2. Analyze the results reported in the article
  3. Discuss the practical clinical significance of the results reported in the article
  4. Evaluate the overall significance of the research/report/article to our knowledge base, clinical decision making and operations

Background Material: Review Prior to Reading

Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science

Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science

Compound Interest, 2 Apr. 2014, Licensed under:  CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Rough Guide to Types of Scientific Evidence

Rough Guide to Types of Scientific Evidence

Compound Interest, 9 Apr. 2015, Licensed under: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Scientific Article Review preview

Scientific Article Review

Thompson Writing Center. Duke University. 

Monthly Readings

Meeting Zoom Room : 938 5698 5465

Meeting Citation ATSU Full-Text Source
May 2, 2024

    Davis C. Thomas BDS, DDS, MSD, MSc Med, MSc, Daniele Manfredini DDS, MSc, PhD, Jaimin Patel BDS, MDS, Aaron George BDS, Bindu Chanamolu BDS, MS, Priyanka Kodaganallur Pitchumani BDS and Linda Sangalli DDS, MS, PhD

Sleep Bruxism. The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), 2024-04-01, Volume 155, Issue 4, Pages 329-343, Copyright © 2024 American Dental Association

Linked on ClinicalKey
Feb 11, 2022

Chen H, Pendleton C, Caplan DJ, Xie XJ. Chairside risk assessment for first-onset temporomandibular disorders: Result from the Orofacial Pain: Prospective Evaluation and Risk Assessment data set. The Journal of the American Dental Association. 2021;152(7):505-513. doi:10.1016/j.adaj.2021.02.010

Link: ClinicalKey
Dec 10, 2021

Agrawal DR, Jaiswal P, Dhadse PV, Chandak A, Gogiya R. Root submergence: An insight for alveolar bone preservation. J Datta Meghe Inst Med Sci Univ 2020;15:127-31.

Dugan, D. J., Getz, J. B., & Epker, B. N. (1981). Root banking to preserve alveolar bone: a review and clinical recommendation. Journal of the American Dental Association (1939), 103(5), 737–743.

Salama, M., Ishikawa, T., Salama, H., Funato, A., & Garber, D. (2007). Advantages of the root submergence technique for pontic site development in esthetic implant therapy. The International journal of periodontics & restorative dentistry, 27(6), 521–527.

October 22, 2021 de Smit, M. J., Bakker, M. H., Tams, J., Vissink, A., & Visser, A. (2021). When should root remnants and unrestorable broken teeth be extracted in frail older adults? The Journal of the American Dental Association152(10), 855–864.


August 27, 2021

Smith, C. S., Carrico, C. K., Goolsby, S., & Hampton, A. C. (2020). An analysis of resilience in dental students using the Resilience Scale for Adults. Journal of Dental Education84(5), 566–577.


Harrison, P. L., Shaddox, L. M., Garvan, C. W., & Behar-Horenstein, L. S. (2016). Wellness Among Dental Students: An Institutional Study. Journal of Dental Education80(9), 1119–1125.

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CINAHL Plus with Full Text

March 12, 2021 Shang, Ren, and Limin Gao. “Impact of Hyperglycemia on the Rate of Implant Failure and Peri-Implant Parameters in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” The Journal of the American Dental Association, vol. 152, no. 3, Mar. 2021, pp. 189-201.e1., doi:10.1016/j.adaj.2020.11.015. Clinicalkey
January 22, 2021 Walji, Muhammad F., et al. “Person-Centered Care: Opportunities and Challenges for Academic Dental Institutions and Programs.” Journal of Dental Education, vol. 81, no. 11, Nov. 2017, pp. 1265–1272. EBSCOhost, doi:10.21815/JDE.017.084. EBSCO MEDLINE Complete

October 30, 2020

(originally scheduled for September 10, 2020)

Slayton, Rebecca L., et al. “Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline on Nonrestorative Treatments for Carious Lesions: A Report from the American Dental Association.” The Journal of the American Dental Association, vol. 149, no. 10, Oct. 2018, pp. 837–849. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1016/j.adaj.2018.07.002. ClinicalKey
July 2, 2020 Aguilar-Duran, Laura, et al. “Blood Spatter in Oral Surgery: Prevalence and Risk Factors.” The Journal of the American Dental Association, vol. 151, no. 6, June 2020, pp. 438–443. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1016/j.adaj.2020.02.026. ClinicalKey
May 7, 2020 Yarows, Steven A et al. “Canceling dental procedures due to elevated blood pressure: Is it appropriate?.” Journal of the American Dental Association (1939) vol. 151,4 (2020): 239-244. doi:10.1016/j.adaj.2019.12.010 ClinicalKey

Journal Club Contacts

Journal Club Leader

Dr. Poonam Jain


Poonam Jain, BDS, MS, MPH

Vice Dean, Clinical Education, Operations and Community Partnerships Professor

Can't get the article?  Want more to read?

Maud Mundava, MLS, MBA, AHIP

Campus Library Head/Assistant University Library Director