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DENH: Dental Hygiene

Resources for Dental Hygiene Research

PMC: PubMed 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). 

This is an excellent tool for primary sources.  You can create a folder to store your articles.

The PMC website is updating on 03/21/2022.  A new modern design will appear on 3/21/22.

PMC has a search box similar to Google.  Use single words or phrases to search. EX: dental neglect children

You can limit your search results to articles published in the last 5 years, see picture below:

In PMC, the journal name is abbreviated as J Dent Res



To find the full name of the journal follow these steps

  1. Click on "citation" 
  2. A list of citation styles appears for AMA, APA, MLA, within the citation---the journal name will appear in italics 
  3. The journal name is Journal of Dental Research