Credit: David Gregory & Debbie Marshall, Wellcome Images
Tooth plaque Scanning electron microscope image of close-up of tooth surface, showing "corn-on-the-cob", a form of plaque. The rod-like structures are bacteria. Scanning electron micrograph 2003
Collection: Wellcome Images
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Finding Background Information
Reference books, such as dictionaries, encyclopaedias and handbooks are a useful starting point when beginning your research. Dictionaries provide definitions, and help you to understand the terminology. Encyclopaedias provide a general overview of a topic, and may also provide a list of books and journal articles for further reading.
Printed material for Oral Health is mainly located in the Ourimbah Library on the Central Coast Campus.
Listed below are some of the major reference works for oral health available:
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