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Dentistry: Books

This subject guide covers resources in dentistry availabe at the HKU Libraries.

Black Dental Classification Scheme

All books on dentistry have a classification number commencing with the following digits: 617.6 Digits added to this base number are assigned according to the Black Scheme, as follows: 

Call Number Subject


 Dentistry in general


 Basic oral sciences


 Conservative dentistry






 Prosthetic dentistry




 Dental health and dental care


 Oral pathology


 Oral surgery


 Dental practice and practice   management


 Dental anesthesia

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