Research Network

eviDent Foundation is Australia’s first Dental Practice Based Research Network (DPBRN).

eviDent DPBRN encourages the conduct of evidence-based dental practice in Victoria by:

  • Supporting collaborative practice-based dental research that makes a difference to health outcomes and experiences of care in areas in which the network has expertise and experience
  • Providing practices with the opportunity to engage in research, and access research expertise and other development opportunities available through the for Oral Health Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), the Melbourne Dental School and the University of Melbourne
  • Providing CRC researchers with access to practitioners’ expertise and a practice base 
  • Actively disseminating research network findings to network members and to relevant policy-makers through the joint efforts of the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch and the Oral Health CRC.