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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

Useful Links

Find@HKUL - provides one-stop search for books, e-books, videos, articles, digital media, and more in HKU Libraries. The search can be extended to all 8 UGC-funded university libraries in Hong Kong through HKALL.

Interlibrary Loan Request Form (ILLiad) - request resources from local and overseas sources.

Book Recommendation Online - suggest new titles for inclusion in the Libraries' collections.


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