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Subject Keywords

Dental hygiene Managed dental care
Teeth Dentistry
Dental care Dentists
Remineralization Preventative dentistry
Dental tourism Dental caries
Cavities Crowns (dentistry)
Dental drilling Dentistry, operative
Dental hygienists

Dental Hygiene Site List

The following sites are helpful starting points for exploring Internet research and career planning resources of interest to dental hygiene students.

Dental Hygiene Subject Directories

These Internet resource directories are useful for exploring a subject to find out what's available on the Internet. Be sure to carefully evaluate what you find.

Dental Hygiene Databases

These databases will help you locate journal articles and patient education materials. Articles may not be presented in full; contact the Dental Hygiene office at HEC or the main campus library to obtain complete articles.

General Resource Information

Your Library has a great deal more information on this topic!

E-Books, journals, magazine and newspaper articles are available online. These services are for current Southwestern College students and staff.

When accessing  the research databases and other e-resources from off campus, you will be prompted for your WebAdvisor User ID and birthdate by the SWC off campus access system. For additional information about off campus access visit


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    These are some of the titles available at the library

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    Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist - Esther M. Wilkins
    Call Number: RK60.5 .W5 2005
    ISBN: 9780781763226
    Publication Date: 2009

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    Oral Soft Tissue Diseases : A Reference Manual for Diagnosis & Management - Robert J. Newland
    Call Number: RC815 .O693 2005
    ISBN: 9781591951056
    Publication Date: 2005

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    Illustrated Handbook of Clinical Dentistry - Richard A. Lehman
    Call Number: RK56 .L44 2005
    ISBN: 9781930598522
    Publication Date: 2005

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    Mosby's Dental Hygiene : Concepts, Cases, and Competencies - Susan J. Daniel, Sherry A. Harfst
    Call Number: RK60.5 .D36 2004
    ISBN: 9780323043526
    Publication Date: 2004


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