Skip to Main Content

Dental Assisting

Reference Librarian


Downtown: 804.523.5211
Parham: 804.523.5220
Goochland: 804.523.5419

Why use the databases?

Databases are a great place to find information on DENTAL ASSISTING topics! Click on some of them listed below to get started.

Just doing a Google search probably won't be good enough for your research. The articles found through library databases are guaranteed to be scholarly, saving you the extra step of making sure your sources are valid. See our handout [pdf] of Library Databases vs. Google for more information.

Librarians' Top Picks

These databases are meant specifically for looking up articles about dental assisting.

For example, Dental Assistant, "the professional journal of the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA) which is dedicated to furthering the education and professional development of the working dental assistant is a journal that is published on a bi-monthly basis and covers such topics as technical and theoretical aspects of chairside or clinical assisting, issues of business administration, and continuing education. The publication transitioned to a digital publication in 2015." Dental Assistant is available in CINAHL Complete.

Also Try: Popular General Databases

These databases provide access to full text articles in many areas of study, including that of pharmacy technicians.