History journals

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Articles-webiconThis page contains information about journals and articles related to the history of dentistry. Issues are reference only but BDA members can request specific articles by downloading our photocopy request form.

More information about the document supply service is available on our Document supply page.

BDJ World War I cover series

Each issue of the current volume of the BDJ is going to have an image commemorating World War I on its cover. These will be newly commissioned watercolours based on original images.

Read more about this.

In the latest issue of the Journal of the History of Dentistry

The Spring 2014 issue of this journal contains and article on A short history of the Royal Odonto Chirurgical Society of Scotland by the honorary curator of the RCS Edin Dental Museum, Dr Paul R Geissler.

Available journals

Dental History Magazine (formerly History of Dentistry Newsletter) - the journal of the History of Dentistry Research Group1997-2012 available on the Research Group website
Library holdings: 2007 to date
Dental Historian (originally called The Lindsay Club Occasional Newsletter) - the journal of the Lindsay Society for the History of DentistryRead more about the Lindsay Society
Library holdings: 1975 to date
Journal of the History of Dentistry (originally called Bulletin of the History of Dentistry) - the journal of the American Academy for the History of DentistryIssues from 2005-2009 are available free on the Academy website
Library holdings: 1953 to date

If you are interested in reading more online about the history of dentistry then have a look at the BDA Dental Museum pages.

If you are a BDA member and  would like to see a list of our books on a particular aspect of dental history please email us and we will prepare one for you.

Alternatively if you would like a list of articles published on a particular aspect of dentistry then as a BDA member you can request a free literature search from us.