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DNTL 2244 C. Adriano: Home

A library guide for resources relevant to Community Oral Health II.

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Your Assignment

Research Project

As a dental hygienist, you will need to be able to answer clinical questions regarding patient treatment and product recommendations using appropriate sources based on best evidence. This will require searching and reviewing literature, along with interpretation of the validity of clinical studies. For this assignment, you will choose a topic of interest to you, develop a research question, analyze the current available research, draw a conclusion based on your findings, and present the information to your classmates.

Assignment Parts

Part 1: Choose a topic, conduct preliminary research, narrow your topic, write a research question.

Part 2: Locate a scholarly scientific article on your topic and analyze it.

Part 3: Review the literature of at least 4 sources and critically evaluate them.

Part 4: Oral Presentation to the class on what you learned

Getting started

The information on the following tabs of this guide will help you identify keywords for your topic, find and evaluate different types of sources, and cite your sources.

For additional help using library resources, explore the library's Library Research Skills guide

For writing help, see the Taft College Learning Center for information about getting help from a writing tutor.