The Following Web sites and materials are provided for the convenience of our current and prospective students, alumni and interested members of the public.
- Clinical and Research Tools
- Dental Directories and Resources
- Journals and Publications
- Oral Health Issues
- Practice Management
Clinical and Research Tools
PubMed is a service of the National Library of Medicine that includes over 15 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.
The University of Michigan (UM) Medical School has developed the Visible Human (VH) image and knowledge data objects derived from arbitrary cut planes of full resolution, as well as datasets derived using image/knowledge fusion techniques.
The purpose of this program is to assist you in generating a differential diagnosis for radiographic lesions of the jaws. It will evaluate information you provide and compare it to data from over 150 of the most common lesions manifested in the maxilla or mandible.
This government run site provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. It also gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
Dental Directories and Resources
Maintained by the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS), this site offers a wide array of links to dental sites and online directories of interest to dentists and dental-related practitioners.
Journals and Publications
This site provides extensive access to a wide variety of resource materials including searchable literature databases, dental calculators, radiation calculations and laboratory diagnostics and protocols.
The Journal of Dental Research® is dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge and information on all sciences relevant to dentistry and to the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease. Please note that these articles accessible only from Marquette University network.
This site is a network of inter-related biomedical journals, which is owned and administered by Priory Lodge Education Ltd. It offers access to an extensive archive of dental related papers and articles.
CRA is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving dentists by evaluating dental materials, devices, and concepts for efficacy and clinical usefulness. Findings are reported as rapidly as possible in written and oral forms, including the monthly CRA Newsletter.
Oral Health Issues
This subsection of the CDC's Oral Health Web site offers background information on fluoride, as well as the frequently asked questions, fact sheet, surgeon general’s statement on Fluoride use, and links to articles on water fluoridation.
Maintained by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), this page provides a comprehensive historical overview of how dental science discovered-and ultimately proved to the world-that fluoride prevents tooth decay.
The mission of the American Dental Education Association is to lead individuals and institutions of the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing education, research, and the delivery of oral health care for the improvement of the health of the public.
The mission of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is to improve oral, dental and craniofacial health through research, research training, and the dissemination of health information.
The ADA is the professional association of dentists committed to the public's oral health, ethics, science and professional advancement. The organization's Web site provides a wealth of information, including advocacy tools, education resources and research materials.
The IADR/AADR are involved in advancing research and increasing knowledge for the improvement of oral health worldwide.
The Society of Clinical Research Associates, Inc. is a non-profit, professional organization dedicated to the continuing education and development of clinical research professionals.
The AACD Web site is filled with information for members, consumers, and the media. Features of the site include an a members only section, information regarding national programs and referral services, registration for the Annual Scientific Session, as well as an archive of past AACD materials.
Dentistry.com is a privately operated organization that provides information-based resources, catering to dental professionals and consumers. Services for dental practitioners include free online listings, premier e-mail accounts, and newsletters/articles. Consumers will receive access to the largest search engine of dental professionals and products, as well as opportunities to contact featured Dentistry.com specialists through an online consultation page.
EDI-Health Group, Inc. (EHG) provides high quality e-commerce tools for the dental industry with an emphasis on claims and eligibility transactions.
This site is an open dental marketplace that brings multiple product resources to the dental office for all of your dental supply, dental equipment, dental services and other dental products.
NEA offers systems designed to make the process of insurance submissions and processing as easy as possible for the Patient, the Dental Office and the Insurance Payor.