Finding a few good good articles on a particular dental topic can be very easy.
State your question as specifically as possible:
Is acupuncture effective for the treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders?
Identify the key words in your question:
temporomandibular joint disorders
Type the key words into the search box:
acupuncture AND temporomandibular joint disorders
PubMed searches for the keywords in the article title, abstract and subject headings. It does not search the full text of the article.
Results are returned with newest articles first in summary format. Click on the title for more information about a single article. Change the Display Settings to Abstract for more information about all the articles in the search results.
Receive email alerts with new articles on a particular topic or from particular journals
To create an alert / save a search:
Enter the search in the search box
Click the "Create alert" link under the search box
Saved searches are stored in My NCBI
PubMed provides access to storage space as part of a personal account called "My NCBI". When you select "Create alert", you are prompted to sign in to My NCBI.
Sign in to My NCBI with your Onyen
Click on "See more 3rd party sign in options" and select University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Once you have signed in to My NCBI, a page appears with options to name the search and set up an email alert.
Return to My NCBI
To run or modify your saved search, click on the My NCBI Sign In link at the very top of the right hand side of the PubMed page. After you sign in, click on your user name next to the My NCBI Sign Out to access your stored content.