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Dental Assisting: Dental Assisting Home

Magazines Online

Registered Dental Hygiene

RDH provides hygienists key information on professional growth, including clinical analysis, practice management advice, continuing education opportunities, career strategies, and more.

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal that reconnects practicing dental hygienists with the nation’s leading educators and researchers.


Books in the Library

Print books from the Monty Tech Library catalog.



eBooks from the Gale Virtual Reference Library: 
Password: montytech1

Dental Care and Oral Health Sourcebook

Open Education Resources

Histology and Embryology for Dental Hygiene
This eBook makes use of animated images to focus on concepts in histology and embryology, as well as hyperlinks to promote non-linear reading and learning. It is aimed at college students in a dental hygienist program.


Merck Manual and PDR

undefinedPrescriber's Digital Reference: Updated regularly, this Drug reference guide is reputable, free, and also has a downloadable app.

undefinedMerck's free guide online for medical and dental professionals.  The chapter of note is the one on Dental Disorders.

Scholarly Articles Online

undefinedPubMed Central (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).  Search your topic with specific keywords around dentistry and dental assisting.  

Evidence-Based Dentistry is a current, updated, journal with free summaries of new research from the creators of Nature magazine.



undefinedCochrane's mission is to promote evidence-informed health decision-making by producing high-quality, relevant, accessible systematic reviews and other synthesized research evidence.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research: Oral Health

Fact sheets and other consumer health resources on oral health topics from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), National Institutes of Health (NIH).


CINAHL has full-text articles for Dental Assistant.  You will need the login: montytech1 and password: montytech2020! to access.  Once in the search field, copy and paste the information below in the first box and your search term(s) in the second box for a specialized search.
(JN "Dental Assistant")