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Dental Hygiene / Dental Assisting Research Guide


American Dental Hygienists' Association

ADHA is the largest professional organization representing the interests of dental hygienists. ADHA also publishes the Journal of Dental Hygiene (JDH), which is a peer-reviewed scientific research publication. Each issue offers articles that support evidence-based treatment decisions, and more.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health: Oral Health Resources

A web site from the government agency responsible for tracking the nation's health, full of reports, articles, fact sheets, maps, and more.

MedlinePlus: Dental Health

The National Library of Medicine has put this page together as a starting place for gathering online information about dental health. Although aimed at consumers, there is much here of interest to dental hygienists, especially the sections on Latest News.

NIDCR (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)

A starting point for finding online information by topic at NIDCR and other government agencies. Some topics include Burning Mouth, TMJ, Gum Disease, Tooth Decay, plus many other subjects related to oral health.

RDH (Registered Dental Hygienists)

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

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