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.
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.
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.
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.
Periodontal (Gum) Disease & Implants
American Academy of Periodontology
Frequently asked questions about periodontal (gum) disease and implants compiled by the American Academy of Periodontology.
Information about various professional teeth whitening products.
The Zoom! In-Office Whitening System uses proprietary technology to whiten your teeth an average of eight shades in about one hour while you relax at your dentist’s office. Zoom! teeth whitening is a popular procedure on ABC's reality television show Extreme Makeover.
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.
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.
Other Interesting Websites
Other sites of interest on the Web.
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.
Invisalign is the invisible way to straighten your teeth, without braces. It works through a series of invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners that no one can tell you're wearing.
Oral Health America
A non-profit organization whose goal is to increase public awareness of oral health's importance to total health.