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Using Google

A Sample Google Search

With Google Advanced Search you can easily use tools such as domain limiters (edu, gov, org). You can also type in an advanced search directly into the Google search box. Here are some sample searches:

Sample Google Search for Dentists / Careers (11/24/2020)
Search Query Number of results Explanation
 dentist career

  way too  many!!      

  Default Boolean AND search (it looks at the word dentist AND the word career).

 "career in dentistry"


 Looks at the exact phrase

 intitle:dentist AND education

 4.4 million

 The word dentist will be in the title and the entry will include the word education



 Dentist will be in the title and the site will be the American Dental Assn. (

 intitle:dentist" site:gov


 Dentist is in the title and it will be from a government website

 dentist education site:edu filetype:pdf


 Site is a pdf presentation from an educational institution. You might also try something like filetype:ppt for PowerPoint.