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Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene research guide for TWU students, faculty and staff.

Welcome to the Dental Hygiene Subject Guide

The following databases contain information on Communication Sciences & Disorders. Hover over a database name for details.

  • Nursing Collection (Journals at Ovid Full Text)
    • Full Text articles available
    • current TWU students, faculty & staff only
  • Sage Premier Journals
    • Full Text articles available
    • current TWU students, faculty & staff only
  • STAT!Ref (now TDS Health)
    • Mobile friendly
    • Full Text articles available
    • current TWU students, faculty & staff only
  • Effective Searching must be planned and methodical. Below are suggested steps for searching.

    1. Know your topic. (Background Information)
           
    Dates, names, spellings, definitions, symptoms, etc.

    2. List all the search terms for the topic you can think of.
           
    Think SYNONYMS: Formal, Informal, and Technical

    3. Ask yourself where might information on your topic be located. 
           Internet? Books? Newspapers? Journals? 

    4. Choose your search tool.
          TWUniversal?  A Database?  Google?  Google Scholar?

    5. Decide which information format you want.
          
    Article?  Video?  Book Chapter?  Audio file?  Image?

    6. Make a plan.
         Database  +  search terms X, Y & Z  +  peer-review

    7. Explore your topic in several places. 
          Analyze your results. Which search terms work best?

    8. Search again and again and again.
          Keep testing search terms in different databases.

    9. Archive your citations in RefWorks.
          Let RefWorks create your Bibliography automatically.

    10. Can't find what you are looking for?
          Ask the Librarian assigned to this Subject Guide for help.

    Example Database Search for articles:

    Database Search Example with Boolean

    Example Google Scholar Search for articles:

    Google Scholar Search example with Boolean

     

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    Dental Hygiene News

    International Journal of Dental Hygiene cover

     

     

     

    International Journal of Dental Hygiene


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    Duties of Dental Hygienist
    SealyDentalCenter
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvpvU13YO8Y

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    Kenneth Evans
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    940-898-3710