National Practice-Based Research Network

Administrative Site for the Southwest Region of the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network


The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) is comprised of practitioners, from across the nations, who are committed to advancing knowledge by participating in dental research. This may be by acquiring more knowledge about research findings through publications or direct participation in research in their practices and with their patients.

Our mission

To improve oral health by conducting dental practice-based research and by serving dental professionals through education and collegiality.

The Southwest Region is comprised of Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arizona and New Mexico.

Staff support is provided by academic institutions or research organizations in each of the regions. Administration is provided by the University of Alabama in Birmingham which hosts the Network Chair.

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