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Dental Health and Hygiene Resources at Hostos Library: Dental Hygiene Resources


Hostos Library is committed to providing resources that help Allied Health students succeed in their demanding programs. Access to high quality medical information resources and study aids will help you excel in your courses and become well-informed professionals. 

Learn how to use Hostos Library

Check out Research 101 to learn more about the library's resources and services!


Contact your Allied Health Liaison Librarian

Lisa Tappeiner


Start by looking for background information

Medical encyclopedias and handbooks are a good place to start your research. They provide overviews of topics and general informaton about diseases and disorders, including their causes, diagnosis, symptoms and treatment.  Below are a few good resources to help you start research for a paper or to supplement your textbook readings.

Find in-depth research articles in library databases

Once you have a solid understanding of the basics of your topic, search these databases for current research published in peer-reviewed articles.

More information sources

Hostos Library supports the the Dental Hygiene program by providing materials and services to students. We maintain a collection of books and e-books on health and diseases, and specific aspects of dental hygiene.

Books and ebooks  

Print and e-journals (browse some of the key journals in dental hygiene including Access, Journal of Periodontology, Journal of the American Dental Association.

Websites (free online resources compiled, in part, by dental hygiene faculty and students)