Our Favorite Resources

There are so many great resources for dental information.  Here are a few of our favorite web pages.  If you are curious about something in dentistry and can't find a link here, please ask us! While websites can provide great  information, when it comes to your health and your dental care, there is no substitute for face to face communication.  

If you are a visual learner, click on the above orange link to some great videos about a variety of dental topics from the American Dental Association.

ORAL HEALTHCARE AND PRODUCTS

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

American Academy of Periodontology

Website maintained by the American Academy of Periodontology on Periodontal Disease for patients.

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.

WE OFFER SONICARE TOOTHBRUSHES AND TOOTHBRUSH HEAD REPLACEMENTS AT OUR COST FROM THE SUPPLIER TO OUR PATIENTS. WE ARE NOT HERE TO PROFIT FROM DENTAL PRODUCTS, WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU DISCOVER WHAT IS BEST FOR YOUR HEALTH. 

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.

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 about prevention, treatment and general dentistry.

Glossary of Dental Terms

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

 

ADULTS

National Institute on Aging

Excellent information on taking care of your teeth and mouth from the NIA.

 

 

CHILDREN

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

American Dental Association Fun Page for Kids

A brand new webpage designed for kids to learn about great oral health.  

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Provides excellent information about 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.

 

 

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.

 

Tobacco and Cancer

Resources from the American Cancer Society 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.

 

Beyond Fear (Dealing with Dental Fear)

 

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

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.