Join the Network

Benefits of membership

The STOHN PBRN, funded by the CTSA, represents an important opportunity for real world clinicians (dentists and hygienists) involved in dental care across Texas. The goals of the network are to conduct local oral health studies on topics of importance to you and your patients, provide outcomes that will improve patient care, and impact the way dentistry is practiced.

If you join STOHN, you will have the opportunity to:

• Network and collaborate with colleagues across our Texas
• Be involved with local studies designed for busy clinicians
• Be compensated for your participation in studies
• Earn free CE credit

There is NO cost to join the network. 

There are 3 levels of enrollment available to you:

1. Informational - receives newsletters and correspondence only
2. Limited – receives newsletters, correspondence and participates in surveys
3. Full – all of the above plus participation in in-office clinical studies

Membership requirements

You are not obligated to participate in a study if you join; we simply would like you to be open to the possibility of participating if you see a study you feel would be important to you and your practice.

What do members do?

  • Complete a brief enrollment survey about professional background, practices, and patients
  • Meet with colleagues to generate research ideas
  • Serve as a content expert on research studies
  • Participate in research studies ranging from card studies to clinical research studies
  • Have the right to decline to participate in studies
  • May be compensated for some research activities
  • Receive quarterly newsletters about network activities


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