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Dental Hygiene: Databases, Tutorials, and Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Research help for dental hygiene program, especially periodontology
  • search databases for information related to dental hygiene;

  • view tutorials on searching for information related to dental hygiene;

  • order articles from journals not available at the Ray Howard Library through interlibrary loan (ILL).

Resources for scholarly, evidence-based articles

Useful Databases at Ray Howard Library 

Other Useful Databases

Our Search Tips

Student-chosen Helpful Search Tips

  • Use keywords
  • Limit to full-text and scholarly and last 5 years
  • Pick out additional keywords as you are reading
  • Read titles
  • Skim abstracts
  • Choose article you are interested in and read background/introduction
  • Notice what database you’re using
  • Look up terms you don’t know!

Need help searching?

Search Strategies



Off campus?

If you are connecting to a database from off campus, you'll need to know your Shoreline email address and password for all links with the symbol.

Still can't find it?

Our library has a service called interlibrary loan. You can request a book or journal article that the Shoreline College Library does not have. 

Powerpoint from Periodontology workshop

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