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.
Trusted resource for dental health information and oral care products.
One of the world's most trusted brands in dental products.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reuters: Dental health linked to dementia risk: study
People who keep their teeth and gums healthy with regular brushing may have a lower risk of developing dementia later in life, according to a U.S. study.
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.
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.
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.
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.