Helpful 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 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.

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.

  • 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.

Other Interesting Websites

Other sites of interest on the Web.

  • 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.

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.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Teeth Whitening

Information about various professional teeth whitening products.

  • Zoom! – 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.