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Dental Hygiene Guide

This guide is created to support the programs at Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry, Department of Dental Hygiene.

Databases

Databases are used to find what article or book has information on your topic. The results include citation informaton and may contain or link to the full-text of the journal article. Often these specialized databases are proprietary, meaning you must pay for accesss. Searching PubMed is available "free" because it is produced by the National Library of Medicine. However access to the full text of the article will depend on whether your institition has a subscription to the journal.

  • Journal articles are an excellent source for advances, research studies, current practice standards. Use the bibliographic databases to help locate articles on specific topics.

Visit our Database Page for a complete list of available Databases. Listed below are some suggested databases: