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Dental Hygiene and Dental Assistant: eBooks/Books

eBooks/Books @ the Library

The VIU Library has eBooks on a wide range of subjects. You can access these eBooks from on or off campus using your Library ID and PIN.

Find eBooks using LibrarySearch's eBook search :

eBooks vary in their format and features depending on the platform which means options such as turning pages, saving, or printing may differ. Please contact a Librarian if you have questions. 


Finding print books : Once you have a search result list, you can limit your titles to print books (instead of ebooks) by selecting the option on the left sidebar under the section, Library Location. For example, selecting Nanaimo will list the print books (within this result list) that are available at the Nanaimo Campus library.

Subject Terms for Searching

The following are some examples of keywords you can use to search for books in the area of Dental Hygiene and Dental Assistant.  Copy and paste them onto the search line in the box to the right:


"communication in dentistry"
"community dental services"
"dental care"
"dental assistants"
"dental technicians"
"dental instruments"
"dental auxiliary personnel"
"dental restoration"
"dental therapeutics"
"dental caries"
"dental care"
"dental ethics"
"dental hygiene"
"dental hygienists"
"dental public health"
"floride therapy"
"interpersonal relations"
"mouth diseases"
"oral health"
"oral medicine"
"oral pathology"
"periodontal disease"
"tongue cleaner"
"tooth disease"

Note:  Put quotation marks around concepts that are two or more words.  Combine terms to narrow the focus e.g. "periodontal disease" prevention.      

 Note: The 'and' is automatically included between search terms when using LibrarySearch e.g. "tooth diseases" "prevention and control."

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