Online Dental Resources

Good Starting Places: Electronic Reference 

Books and audiovisual materials 

Browse dental-related ebooks in the library.

Finding more books

To access these ebooks from off campus you will need your My Chemeketa user name and six-digit password. Type a word or phrase describing the subject in the search space below:


Finding articles 

Here are indexes that cover dental journals in Chemeketa's library. No one index covers every journal, so if you do not find what you need in one, try another.

You can do simple keyword searches in CINAHL, but if you'd like to learn how to use CINAHL headings, there is a tutorial on CINAHL at How To Use CINAHL.


Chemeketa journals 


Current journals 


Dental journals 

Some of Chemeketa's dental journals are available in paper in the periodicals section of the library. They are shelved alphabetically by title:

  • Dental Assistant: Journal Of The American Dental Assistants Association - 2002 - present
  • Dental Clinics of North America - Jan. 2004 - Jan. 2010
  • Journal of the American Dental Association - current 6 years

Chemeketa has Dental Assistant online and in paper. It is indexed in both CINAHL and MEDLINE

Many of Chemeketa's dental journals are online; they are linked in the list of subjects below.



Anesthesia journals 

Please see Health & Biological Sciences: Surgery & Anesthesiology: Anesthesiology.



Infection control journals 

• † American journal of infection control
from 01/01/1995 to present in ScienceDirect Health & Life Sciences College Edition
• † Journal of hospital infection
from 01/01/1995 to present in ScienceDirect Health & Life Sciences College Edition
Journal of infection
from 01/01/1995 to present in ScienceDirect Health & Life Sciences College Edition


Free Journals in PubMed Central 



Free Journals on Directory of Open Access Journals 



Specialist journals 

Chemeketa has older issues of some specialist journals you may browse. They are shelved alphabetically in the Periodicals section of the libary.

  • American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics
  • Journal of endodontics
  • Journal of dentistry for children


Finding images 


Image Quest is a Britannica database that has millions of images, including images of dental equipment, oral conditions, and procedures.

Web Sites 

You may find the following Web sites useful:

America's Career Infonet - ACI
An excellent information source from the Department of Labor. Click on "Occupation Information" to search in the Occupation Profile for an occupation. The resulting reports will include both national information and that for your chosen state. Rankings for all states are available. Links take you to other types of occupational information, such as skills, education needed, industry trends, and other information on the Web. Includes RealPlayer video descriptions of jobs.
HealthFinder
Database of reliable online health publications, clearinghouses, Web sites, self-help groups, government agencies, academic centers and nonprofit agencies. Includes a wide variety of consumer health information.
MedlinePlus
A good source for one-stop shopping on medical and dental topics. It has a large number carefully-selected information sources grouped together. In addition to MEDLINE, (the National Library of Medicine index to medical journals), there are dictionaries, directories, databases, links to clearinghouses, organizations, and libraries.
Occupation Information Center (Oregon Labor Market Information System)
Career information tailored to the state of Oregon. Type in a job title or browse job titles by category to find information on occupations, including job description, wages, outlook, skills, current job openings, educational requirements, sources of training, and links to occupations with similar skills. The parent site, OLMIS, also has lots of additional information on careers, employment, and industry outlook in Oregon.

Resources for DANB dental exam reference

These are online resources recommended by the Dental Assisting National Board.

See also Print Resources.



• Infection control





• Radiation health and safety exam




More DANB Preparation "

The LearningExpress 3.0 database now has preparation for the DANB exam, with review material and practice tests. You must register for a free account in order to use the database.

Printed Resources  

There is a guide to Print Resources for dental studies.


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Address of this page: http://library.chemeketa.edu/information/virtual/dental.php

Updated: 9 January 2014