Professional Resources

Dental Hygiene Research

Dental Hygiene and Dental Research Organizations

Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry: The Centre for Evidence-based Dentistry, established in 1995, with the aim of  promoting the teaching, learning, practice and evaluation of evidence-based dentistry world-wide

The Cochrane Collaboration: Cochrane is a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people interested in health.

International Association for Dental Research: Its mission is : (1) to advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health worldwide; (2) to support and represent the oral health research community; and (3) to facilitate the communication and application of research findings.

National Center for Dental Hygiene Research and Practice: The dhnet serves as the home base for the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research & Practice and your connection to research resources that support dental hygiene education, practice and research.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research: NIH is the nation’s medical research agency, supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health.


Health Information Centers

National Health Information Center: Home of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Health finder: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a government website where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy

Oral Cancer Foundation: The role of dental and medical professionals



PubMed: PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

United States National Library of Medicine: The world’s largest biomedical library

The Cochrane Collaboration / The Cochrane Library: A collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups

Dental Medicine Library at the University of Pennsylvania: A place to pursue knowledge beyond traditional boundaries

The Stanford Health Library: Stanford Health Library provides scientifically-based medical information to help people make informed decisions about their health and health care.

Dental Hygiene Publications

Online Journals and Magazines

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

HygieneTown HygieneTown is an interactive healthcare community working to connect dentists to their peers, dental service providers and manufacturers.

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.

International Journal of Dental Hygiene The journal brings the latest scientific news, high quality commissioned reviews as well as clinical, professional and educational developmental and legislative news to the profession worldwide.

The Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene The Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene is the flagship research vehicle of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association, sharing dental hygiene research with a wide audience of oral health professionals.

Journal of Oral Hygiene & Health The Journal of Oral Hygiene & Health is a peer-reviewed medical and dental health journal that includes a wide range of topics in this field and creates a platform for the authors to make their contribution towards the journal.

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CDHA Policy Manual

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