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Dentistry   Tags: dentistry, ebd, health_sciences  

Databases, resources, and clinical tools for Dentistry
Last Updated: Apr 2, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Featured EBD Resources


Daily Elf: EBD Updates

Catch up on the latest in EBD with these daily updates from the Daily Elf, written by the Director of the Centre for Evidence-based Dentistry. 

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Databases A-Z

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Article Databases



To find books by title, author, or subject, search our Library Catalog.

Books at the Library of the Health Sciences are shelved by the National Library of Medicine Classification system. Generally, books about dentistry or books written specifically for dentists or dental assistants are classified "WU":

WU 1-49: Reference Works. General Works

WU 50-95: Ethics, Professional Practice and Personnel, Records

WU 100-113.7: Anatomy, Physiology, Hygiene

WU 140-166: Diseases, Injuries, Technology, Therapeutics

WU 170-190: Dental Chemistry and Materials

WU 210-290: Dental Anatomy, Diseases

WU 300-360: Operative Dentistry

WU 400-440: Orthodontic

WU 460-495: Special Patient Groups

WU 500-530: Prosthodontics

WU 600-640: Oral Surgery

Abigail's Recommended Reads

These are recent dentistry research and informational articles that I've found around the web. Some may require registration at the websites. Please email me ( if you have any questions. 

Guide Author

Abigail Goben

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Wednesday Office Hours at College of Dentistry: 12:30-1:30 p.m. 

I am happy to schedule consults over lunch or in the evening for College of Dentistry students and faculty. Please send me an email or fill out our consult request form to set up a time. We can meet in person, online, or in your office.  




Spring 2013 Online Workshops

Health Sciences Librarians are teaching online workshops on the following topics: 

  • Advanced Searching for Nurses
  • Health Sciences Library Resources on Your Mobile Phone
  • How to Find Full Text: a 30 minute workshop
  • Increasing Your Impact and Retaining Your Rights
  • Introduction to Drug Resources
  • Library 101 for Nurses
  • Measuring Your Impact. The H–Index Journal Impact Factors and Beyond
  • NIH Public Access Policy: Meeting Granting Agency Requirements
  • Online Anatomy Resources
  • PubMed for Nurses
  • RefWorks
  • Understanding Open Access
  • Which is the Best Health Sciences Database for Me?

You will need to register for these classes through the the Online Workshops website. Classes will be held in Blackboard Collaborate.


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