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Dental Resources

  

LOCATING DENTAL RESOURCES

The San Juan College Library is organized using the Library of Congress Classification System.  Most topics on dentistry can be found in the RK section of the library in both the reference collection and the circulating collection.   Browsing that section can be helpful to get a general idea of our resources, however a more precise search can be done using the online library catalog.

An example of some of the terms and phrases which might be useful in a Subject search:

Anesthesia in Dentistry

Dental Offices

Periodontics

Dental Anthropology

Dental Pharmacology

Preventive Dentistry

Dental Assistants

Dental Public Health

Prosthodontics

Dental Casting

Dentistry

Teeth--Diseases

Dental Emergencies

Endodontics

Teeth--Histiology

Dental Health Education

Nutrition and Dental

Teeth--Radiography

Dental Hygiene

Occlusion (Dentistry)

 

Dental Hygienists

Orthodontics

 

Dental Materials

Pedodontics

 

JOURNALS

The following Online Databases can be used to find journal articles:

MEDLINE (Firstsearch)
All areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing

Nursing Journals (ProQuest)
Over 400 full-text medical journals.

Proquest
With 4000+ full-text journals, magazines, and newspapers and indexes to thousands more.

Science Direct
Electronic collection of science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. Journals and Books.

Individual Journals are accessible directly here:

Journal of Periodontology

Journal of the American Dental Association

International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery

Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology and endodontics

The following is a free, online peer-reviewed publication dealing with dentistry:
The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice
http://www.thejcdp.com

Web Sites

ADA: The American Dental Assocation
http://www.ada.org/

Occupational Outlook Handbook – Dental Assistants   http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos163.htm

Occupational Outlook Handbook – Dental Hygienists   http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos097.htm

Commercial Web Sites

The following web sites are mainly for commercial purposes, but they might have some good information as well:

Crest Dental Resource Net  
http://www.dentalcare.com

Dental Xchange
http://www.dentalxchange.com/


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