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Subject guide for Dental Hygiene

On this page you can find links to the most important databases and dictionaries for dental hygiene. You are welcome to visit AU Library, Health Sciences if you need help finding literature.


  • PubMed
    The key source for research articles in the health sciences.
  • Bibliotek.dk
    National database compiling holdings information from all Danish libraries, including books, newspapers, music, sheet music, etc. Also contains articles from many Danish journals such as Aktuel Nordisk Odontologi and Tandlægebladet.
  • SveMed+
    Contains references to articles from Scandinavian journals within such fields as medicine, odontology, nursing, physiotherapy, etc. From January 2020 SveMed+ will no longer be updated.
  • ProQuest
    Collection of databases covering a wide range of the humanities, social sciences, natural and health sciences.
  • Scopus and Web of Science
    Databases with research articles from all subject areas. In Scopus and Web of Science you can conduct citation searches to see how many times a specific article has been cited by others. It is also possible to extract the h-index for a given author, research group, institution, etc.
    Full-text access to over 1000 books and 500 journals. The database is designed for finding clinical answers via evidence-based literature. Covers all clinical specialities and also contains guidelines, patient information, videos, images, etc.
  • More databases
    Look for more databases at The Royal Danish Library's list of databases.


  • Ordbogen.com
    Contains, among other things; Medicinsk Odontologisk ordbog, Klinisk ordbog, a Danish-English English-Danish dictionary. Contains also dictionaries and specialist dictionaries in many languages, and subject areas.


  • Tandlægebladet
    Journal of the Danish Dental Association. Articles from 2006 and onwards.
  • Ugeskrift for Læger
    Journal of the Danish Medical Association. Articles in e-form, from 2002 onwards.
  • Ugeskrift for Læger
    Journal of the Danish Medical Association. Articles from 1839 and onwards.

Reference management

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