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Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting

Use this guide to find and evaluate information and resources related to dental hygiene and dental assisting.

Recommended Databases

In addition to using Search It, you can also use individual databases to search for journal, magazine and newspaper articles. STLCC databases are also available online via campus computers or off-campus with current faculty or student identification.  The same method for keyword searching in the library catalog also applies to databases.

Although there is no database specific to dental hygiene and assisting, the following are just a few of the databases that provide articles on dental hygiene and assisting:

Dental-related journals (full text in database)

NOTE:  After selecting a journal below; click on the Full Text Access link that appears under the title of the journal to see which database(s) contain the full text of the journal.  Access from off-campus locations requires log in. Follow directions on screen.

Archives of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, The Journal of Professional Excellence

Free Full-text Articles from PubMed

Here are two websites that offer free-full text articles from PubMed:

Online Journals

Select articles

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000