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Complete Listing of BHSL Databases
Browse our databases alphabetically, by format type, or subject. To view the Library's collection of EBM databases, select the Evidence-Based Medicine subject heading from the drop-down list of options.
The databases listed on this page are specifically recommended for dental care research.
Still can't find what you are looking for? The Baylor Health Sciences Library subscribes to over 100 databases covering topics from the humanities to the biomedical sciences. You may access these resources through the link below:
Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source (DOSS)
DOSS covers all facets relating to the areas of dentistry including dental public health, endodontics, facial pain & surgery, odontology, oral & maxillofacial pathology/surgery/radiology, orthodontology, pediatric dentistry, periodontology, and prosthodontics.
ADA Evidence Database
Includes guidelines, critical summaries, plain language summaries, and systematic reviews.
Drug Information Databases
Epocrates (New Point-of-Care Tool)
Epocrates Online Premium provides a fast and effective way to find clinical information at the point of care. Epocrates organizes practical, peer-reviewed content with a unique patient-centered approach, providing continually updated, integrated drug and disease information. Database features include pill identifier, OTC drugs, alternative medicines and a robust suite of calculators.
Quick Links: The Cochrane Library
AnatomyTV: A Resource for Educators and Students
AnatomyTV Real Time Dentistry
AnatomyTV (3D Head & Neck for Dentistry, 3D Real Time Dentistry, and 3D Anatomy for Dental Hygiene) is an interactive database of dental images and animation videos for educators, students and dental professionals. The resource includes animations, MRI scans, dissections, clinical slides, and diagrams.
Image Credit: Ovid Primal Pictures
General Literature Databases
PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. MEDLINE, the authoritative database of the NLM, is the principal component of PubMed's search service system.
MEDLINE is the authoritative bibliographic database of The National Library of Medicine, delivering comprehensive scientific records to articles in the life and biomedical sciences.
Scopus is the world's largest bibliographic database of research literature and web resources. The database includes all journals currently indexed in both MEDLINE and EmBase
Web of Science
Web of Science is composed of three major citation indices covering the sciences, social sciences, and arts & humanities.
Evidence-Based Medicine Databases
Clinical Decision Support Tools
LexiComp Online for Dentistry
Lexicomp Online for Dentistry provides reference information and screening tools to help answer prescribing, diagnosis and treatment questions.
A clinical information resource, which offers up-to-date, fully referenced expert answers to patient-care, diagnosis, and treatment questions.
Epocrates Online Premium
Epocrates is a fast and effective clinical point-of-care tool. It organizes practical, peer-reviewed content with a unique patient-centered approach, providing continually updated, integrated drug and disease information.
VisualDx is a point-of-care visual, diagnostic, decision support system organized and searched by symptoms, visual clues, and other patient factors leading to a rapid and accurate differential diagnosis.
ACP Smart Medicine
ACP Smart Medicine is a web-based decision-support tool designed for rapid point-of-care delivery of up-to-date, evidence-based guidance for clinicians.
ClinicalKey is an integrated collection of medical resources that provides healthcare professionals with reliable answers to clinical questions at point-of-care.
GIDEON is a global infectious diseases database. The database is comprised of three modules: Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, and Toxicology.
PEMSoft is a unique clinical information tool specifically for clinicians who treat children. PEMSoft includes a Dental Topics category.