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Dental Links

In addition to our own website, there are other sites on the Web that provide interesting and helpful dental information.  Because we are committed to improving the oral healthcare knowledge of our patients, we are providing the following selection of links to other sites you might find interesting and informative.  We have grouped some of the links into various categories to provide quick access to the topics of greatest interest to you.

If you have a suggestion for a new link, please send us an email, as we are always looking for good resources to pass along to our valued patients and visitors to our website.  We hope you find these sites helpful!

Beyond Fear (Dental Phobia Self Help)

  • Clear and concise information on how you can overcome dental anxiety.

Healthy Smiles 2010

  • A program with a goal to combat America’s Oral Health Epidemic by improving the oral health of more than 50 million American children and their families by the year 2010.

Healthy People 2010

  • Provides a framework for prevention for the Nation.  It is a statement of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats.

National Museum of Dentistry

  • The museum, a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate, is a lively national center where visitors learn the importance of a healthy smile and are fascinated by the rich history of dentistry.

Operation Smile

  • A non-profit volunteer medical services organization providing reconstructive surgery and related health care to indigent children and young adults in developing countries and the United States.  Operation Smile provides education and training around the world to physicians and other health care professionals to achieve long-term self-sufficiency.

Oral Health America

  • A non-profit organization whose goal is to increase public awareness of oral health’s importance to total health.

Academy of General Dentistry

  • The AGD’s consumer information site “Know Your Teeth” provides information on more than 50 oral dental health topics.

American Dental Association

  • Provides information for the general public including dental care articles, dental insurance information, and information for students interested in dentistry.

Floss.com

  • Contains a wide variety of dental health information, including articles on women’s dental health issues, child dental care information, halitosis (bad breath) section, and new dental product information.

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

  • General information on cosmetic dentistry and what it can do for you.

Colgate

  • Trusted resource for dental health information and oral care products.

Crest

  • One of the world’s most trusted brands in dental products.

Sonicare

  • Learn how the Sonicare toothbrush creates an indescribable clean feeling, the benefits you can expect, and even take a factory tour.

American Academy of Periodontology

  • Frequently asked questions about periodontal (gum) disease and implants compiled by the American Academy of Periodontology.

QuitAssist

  • Site providing expert information on quitting smoking.

Tobacco and Cancer

  • Resource for those who want to stop smoking, as well as other information on cancer.  Smoking greatly increases a person’s chances of oral cancers.

HealthScout

  • Consumer health news, information and resources updated daily.  Features include mini-checkups, health library, medical search and more.

WebMD

  • The world’s leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information.  Providing credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review.

General Dental Websites

The following links provide some good general information on dentistry.

TLC Dental Blog

  • TLC Dental blog site.

Humana Dental Benefits

  • You deserve to get the most out of your dental insurance plan. At HumanaOne, you get to choose the plan that fits your needs the best at an affordable monthly price. Whether you’re self-employed, retired, a part-time employee, or your employer doesn’t provide dental coverage, HumanaOne has a dental plan for you.

Solstice Dental Benefits

  • With Solstice you are accessing one of the largest dental and vision networks offering the most comprehensive array of dental, vision and life plans that fit your unique requirements.

Delta Dental

  • A not-for-profit organization, with some for-profit affiliates, that offers a nationwide system of dental health benefits for a wide range of employers.

American Dental Association

  • ADA: American Dental Association, Professional and Public resources.

Ultradent

  • Improving health globally. Ultradent develops, manufactures, and markets cutting-edge dental products and procedures of unsurpassed quality.

Smile Reminder

  • The leader in practice-to-patient communication, Smile Reminder helps practices increase revenue, decrease costs, and build patient loyalty.

Academy of General Dentistry

  • The AGD’s consumer information section provides information on more than 50 oral dental health topics.

American Dental Association

  • Provides information for the general public including dental care articles, dental insurance information, and information for students interested in dentistry.

Floss.com

  • Contains a wide variety of dental health information, including articles on women’s dental health issues, child dental care information, halitosis (bad breath) section, and new dental product information.

Glossary of Dental Terms

  • American Dental Association’s comprehensive reference provides a glossary of dental terms as they relate to the public.

Oral Health Care & Products

Links to sites providing helpful information on oral health and home care products patients can use to maintain optimum oral health.

Wikipedia-Fluoride Varnish

Clinpro-5000 toothpaste-3M

  • Clinpro 5000 toothpaste delivers more fluoride, helps strengthen enamel and helps reverse white spot lesions better than conventional 5000 ppm prescription fluoride toothpastes and a 900 ppm fluoride topical creme containing calcium phosphate.

GC America-MI Paste

  • MI Paste and MI Paste Plus with RECALDENT™ (CPP-ACP):
  • Can Help Strengthen Your Teeth – No Matter Who You Are

Colgate

  • Trusted resource for dental health information and oral care products.

Crest

  • One of the world’s most trusted brands in dental products.

Oral-B

  • Oral-B developed this learning center for dental health education to promote oral care habits that are essential to the lifelong health of teeth and gums. The site includes information and advice for children, adults, and dental health teachers.

Sonicare

  • Learn how the Sonicare toothbrush creates an indescribable clean feeling, the benefits you can expect, and even take a factory tour.

Other Interesting Websites

Other sites of interest on the Web.

Linkedin

  • Over 100 million professionals use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas and opportunities. Stay informed about your contacts and industry

Twitter

  • Social networking and microblogging service utilising instant messaging, SMS or a web interface.

facebook

  • Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.

Healthy Smiles 2010

  • A program with a goal to combat America’s Oral Health Epidemic by improving the oral health of more than 50 million American children and their families by the year 2010.

National Museum of Dentistry

  • The museum, a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate, is a lively national center where visitors learn the importance of a healthy smile and are fascinated by the rich history of dentistry.

General Dental Websites

The following links provide some good general information on dentistry.

Academy of General Dentistry

  • The AGD’s consumer information section provides information on more than 50 oral dental health topics.
American Dental Association

  • Provides information for the general public including dental care articles, dental insurance information, and information for students interested in dentistry.
Floss.com

  • Contains a wide variety of dental health information, including articles on women’s dental health issues, child dental care information, halitosis (bad breath) section, and new dental product information.
Glossary of Dental Terms

  • American Dental Association’s comprehensive reference provides a glossary of dental terms as they relate to the public.
The Wisdom Tooth

  • Offers information in a simple format on proper brushing and flossing.Oral concerns from tooth grinding to denture care are covered, as are child dental care issues.

Children

Here are some fun and entertaining dental related sites for children (and parents).

 

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

  • Provides excellent information pediatric dentistry for parents with young children.

Colgate Kids World

  • Colgate Kids World provides a safe, fun and educational online world for kids to play games while learning about good oral care. At Colgate Kids World you will find online videos with Dr. Rabbit, a Brush Chart and many fun games for all ages.

Crest Kids

  • Learn how to get your kids interested in learning about dental health, gum disease and cavities. Includes tips for tykes, parent’s guide, product information, and games.

Kids Health

  • The largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Sections for parents, teens, and kids.

Kids Healthworks

  • Free parenting resources, child safety tips, child health questions, and more. This is the parenting resource site for the broadcast television series Kids Healthworks developed in conjunction with the American Academy of Pediatrics and currently airing on Discovery Health Channel.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Here are some fun and entertaining dental related sites for children (and parents).

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

  • General information on cosmetic dentistry and what it can do for you.

Oral Health Care & Products

Links to sites providing helpful information on oral health and home care products patients can use to maintain optimum oral health.

American Dental Hygienists’ Association

  • Covers a wide variety of dental topics. Particularly beneficial is the online newsletter which features an oral health FAQ section and an online quiz.
Colgate

  • Trusted resource for dental health information and oral care products.
Crest

  • One of the world’s most trusted brands in dental products.
Oral-B

  • Oral-B developed this learning center for dental health education to promote oral care habits that are essential to the lifelong health of teeth and gums. The site includes information and advice for children, adults, and dental health teachers.
Sonicare

  • Learn how the Sonicare toothbrush creates an indescribable clean feeling, the benefits you can expect, and even take a factory tour.

Periodontal (Gum) Disease & Implants

Links to sites providing helpful information on oral health and home care products patients can use to maintain optimum oral health.

Periodontal Scaling and Root Planing

  • The objective of scaling and root planing, otherwise known as conventional periodontal therapy, non-surgical periodontal therapy, or dental prophylaxis is to remove or eliminate the etiologic agents which cause inflammation: dental plaque, its products and calculus,[1] thus helping to establish a periodontium that is free of disease
American Academy of Periodontology

  • Frequently asked questions about periodontal (gum) disease and implants compiled by the American Academy of Periodontology.

Tobacco Information (Quit smoking!)

Several resources and information to help those who smoke to quit. Smoking is terribly harmful to your teeth and a healthy smile.

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

  • Working to expose Big Tobacco’s lies, the Campaign reveals the truth about the deadly effects of smoking, tobacco’s corporate public relations campaigns to convince the public that it is a reformed industry, and the advertising and marketing tactics tobacco companies use to entice youth as their new customers.
QuitAssist

  • Site providing expert information on quitting smoking.
Tobacco and Cancer

  • Resource for those who want to stop smoking, as well as other information on cancer. Smoking greatly increases a person’s chances of oral cancers.

Healthcare

General health websites covering a variety of topics.

HealthScout

  • Consumer health news, information and resources updated daily. Features include mini-checkups, health library, medical search and more.
WebMD

  • The world’s leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information. Providing credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review.