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!


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.

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.

Sonicare

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

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.


Children

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

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 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.


Periodontal (Gum) Disease & Implants

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.


Other Interesting Websites

Other sites of interest on the Web.

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.

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.