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Dental Hygiene

Books

Books, reference books and audiovisual materials about Dental Hygiene are in the RK section of the library.

  • RK Dentistry
  • RK280 Oral Anatomy & Physiology

    Particularly helpful titles include:

  • Dental management of the medically compromised patient
  • Essentials of dental radiography for dental assistants and hygienists
  • Ethics, jurisprudence, and practice management in dental hygiene
  • Krause's food & nutrition therapy
  • Medical emergencies in the dental office
  • Mosby's dental drug reference

    Databases

    Biological Abstracts contains abstracts and citations to journal items focusing on vital biological and medical research findings, pharmacological studies, and discoveries of new organisms. BIOSIS Previews also covers international meetings, review articles, books, and monographs.

    CINAHL provides indexing for journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. CINAHL Plus with Full Text covers nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and allied health disciplines.

    Electronic Journal Center Full text journals online. For Health Sciences and Medicine Journals only, click on "Health Sciences and Medicine" under "Journals by Subject."

    HealthSource: Consumer Edition is a rich collection of consumer health information.

    HealthSource: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 450 peer-reviewed journals. This database includes Clinical Pharmacology, which provides monographs for U.S. prescription drugs, herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new drugs.

    MEDLINE contains the most recent years of the National Library of Medicine's online database of references to journal articles in the health sciences. Coverage includes medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.

    Web Resources

    ADA: Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry
    http://ebd.ada.org/
    Provides systematic reviews and summaries on dental and oral health topics; clinical recommendations on fluoride, infective endocarditis, and sealants; and an extensive listing of evidence based resources by category.

    ADHA: American Dental Hygienists' Association
    http://www.adha.org/
    Provided by the largest professional group serving dental hygienists, this site features ADHA news, oral health news, professional issues, as well as consumer oral health information in English and Spanish.

    American Dental Association
    http://www.ada.org/
    Provides information for the consumer and the dental professional. Features include Find a Dentist, an A to Z list of oral health topics, links to other dental organizations, dental news, publications, the Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, and animations and games for children to promote good oral health.

    CDC Oral Health Resources
    http://www.cdc.gov/OralHealth/
    Provides printer-friendly and email ready pages on various oral health topics. Featured topics may include infection control in dental settings, community water fluoridation, school-based dental sealant programs, guidelines and recommendations, Brush Up On Healthy Teeth, and state-based programs.

    Crest Dental Oral Health
    http://www.dentalcare.com/drn.htm
    Sponsered by Proctor and Gamble, this site provides PDF's and videos on patient education, digital patient education flip charts, parent education materials, activity sheets for children, continuing education materials for dental professionals, a practice management toolkit, and full text of the Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice.

    MedlinePlus: Dental Health
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/dentalhealth.html
    Provides consumer information on dental health.

    National Center for Dental Hygiene Research
    http://www.usc.edu/hsc/dental/dhnet/
    Provides links to dental health websites.

    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
    http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/
    The leading funder of oral, dental, and cranofacial research, this institute provides information on oral health issues including care of medically compromised or special needs patients; clinical trials and protocol templates; and dental research news.

    Ohio Dental Board
    http://www.dental.ohio.gov/
    Provides licensing information and verification; various application and license forms; continuing education information; and Dental Board laws and rules.

    Oral Health Care for People With Disabilities
    http://paul-burtner.dental.ufl.edu/oral-health-care-for-persons-with-disabilities/
    Provides information on the special treatment of dental patients with disabilities.

    PubMed
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?otool=ohiolink
    Provides linkage of OhioLINK databases to the comprehensive listings of the online version of MEDLINE.

    Special Care Dentistry Links
    http://paul-burtner.dental.ufl.edu/special-care-dentistry-links/
    Provides linkage to various websites with information on oral health care for persons with disabilities.

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