Dental Hygiene


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Journals & Websites

Dental Abstracts
Keep current on developments and advances in general dentistry with abstracts, graphs, tables, and figures from original research articles.

Dental Materials
Full-text articles on clinical and laboratory research which focuses on the properties or performance of dental materials or the reaction of host tissues to materials.

Health & Biological Sciences
Electronic and print journals owned by Portland Community College. This list contains links to journals by topic. Includes: biology, medicine, microbiology, health, dental, nursing, veterinary medicine, zoology. Many of the journals listed are peer reviewed. See also: Journals and Magazines by Title; What is a Journal.

HIVdent is a source maintained by scholars and practitioners in the dental fields. Resources are provided for consumer and practitioner use. Quality information on oral manifestations of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and development of education, ethics, and public policy around these issues.

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article
This interactive page will help you to identify and navigate scholarly articles.

Journal of the American Dental Association
News updates and peer-reviewed research articles on current topics in dentistry, clinical practice, legal topics in dentistry, and continuing education materials.

Journal of Dental Education
Excellent source of oral health research in such areas as genetics and the brain, innovative testing methodologies, curriculum reform, reviews of clinical trials regarding oral, dental, and craniofacial diseases and disorder.

Journal of Dentistry
Geared toward an international readership, Journal of Dentistry provides excellent information on management of dental disease, long-term clinical trials, evaluation of dental equipment, new experimental techniques, epidemiology and oral health, dental biomaterials science, restorative dentistry, periodontology, endodontology, operative dentistry, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics and dental education.

Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice
Focusing on the evidence-based method (use or rejection of a procedure based on solid, clinical evidence found in literature), this journal contains articles and reviews of research in clinical procedures and treatments.

Journal of Periodontology
Full-text scientific articles focused on practice, education, and research in the dental specialty of periodontics.

Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Peer-reviewed articles on the newest techniques, dental materials, and research findings. Make sure to check out the excellent full color step-by-step illustrations explaining many dental procedures.

Journal of Public Health Dentistry
Full-text articles, reviews, and reports on oral epidemiology, dental health services, behavioral sciences, and public health practice areas of assessment, policy development, and other issues in public health dentistry.

National Center for Dental Hygiene Research
Hosted by USC, DHnet has a useful collection of research articles, news updates, grant funding information, clinical practice reports, and other relevant materials.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
NICDR provides a substantial collection of information and resources on oral, dental, and craniofacial health for consumers and professionals. The NICDR is part of the National Institutes of Health.

Northwest Precedent
A Practice-based research collaborative in evidence-based dentistry that will establish the infrastructure to perform a wide variety of oral health research studies in diverse practice settings across a five-state region covering Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endontics
Comprehensive source of medical and surgical techniques within dentistry. Coverage includes topics such as dental implants, treatment of HIV-infected patients, and evaluation and treatment of TMJ disorders.

Magazine geared toward dental hygienists, topics range from clinical and practice management to continuing education. Do not use this journal for DH 250 research assignment.

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