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Dental Student Portal: Home


Welcome to the Dental Student Portal.  This website is open to all students, staff, and faculty at USU's Postgraduate Dental College (PDC). The website is intended to facilitate access to the resources that the LRC provides to the PDC, and to serve as a centralized clearinghouse for electronic research and study tools of interest to the PDC. Use the top navigation buttons to view content customized for different programs.

New User? If you are new to the Dental Student Portal please review the instructions at the bottom of this page.

About the LRC

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Locating Research Literature

Training Resources from the LRC


Mobile Apps

Writing a Thesis

PDC Content

Branch-Specific Resources

New User?

If you a new to the Dental Student Portal, please review the following steps necessary to fully use the service.

  1. Ensure you have an LRC Website username & password
    • If you are a new LRC website user, visit the website and then click "Apply for an Account." An email will arrive with your login information within 24-48 hours.
    • If you are a returning LRC website user, but don't remember your username or password, click "Retrieve your login/password." An email will be automatically generated.
  2. Link your LRC username & password to your CAC
    • From the LRC Website, click the "login" button. You will see an option near the top to register your CAC. You will need to supply your username and password (step 1, above).
    • Use Internet Explorer or Chrome whenever you want to authenticate with your CAC.
  3. Link your USU SSO (Single Sign On) to your CAC
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