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Lansing Community College Library

Dental Hygiene: Journals

A guide to research for dental hygiene students.

Print Journals in the Library

General Dentistry

General Dentistry

Journal of the Michigan Dental Association

Journal of the Michigan Dental Association

Journal of the American Dentistry Association

Journal of the American Dentistry Association

Journal of Dental Education

Journal of Dental Education

Journal of Public Health Dentistry

Journal of Public Health Dentistry

Journal of Periodontology

Journal of Periodontology

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Online Journals in the LCC Databases

What is a Scholarly Journal?

When you are searching in a database look for a filter with any of these terms: Peer- reviewed or Scholarly . This will limit your results to scholarly articles.

  • A scholarly Journal consists of articles that have been reviewed (refereed) by the author's peers - an editorial board of specialists in the field of research who evaluate the content and methodology of the author(s)' work and results.
  • Concerned with academic study
  • These articles also contain bibliographies of cited and related works
  • Written by experts in the field
  • Includes author's credentials and institutional affiliation
  • Often abstract included
  • Often reports original research, reviews and evaluates material that has already been published, or expands and refines theory.
  • Published by a professional association, society, research association, or academic institution.
  • Editorial board information generally appears on the inside cover page or title page.