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. 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.
American Dental Association's Patients' & Consumers' Page
Glossary of Dental Terms
American Dental Association’s comprehensive reference provides a glossary of dental terms as they relate to the public.
Periodontal (Gum) Disease & Implants
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.
American Academy of Periodontology
Frequently asked questions about periodontal (gum) disease and implants compiled by the American Academy of Periodontology.
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.
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Learn how the Sonicare toothbrush creates an indescribable clean feeling, the benefits you can expect, and even take a factory tour.
The floss we recommend!
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.
Trusted resource for dental health information and oral care products.
Other Interesting Dental Sites
Other sites of interest on the Web.
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.
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.
Northern Virginia Dental Society
Virginia Dental Association
District of Columbia Dental Society
Here are some fun and entertaining dental related sites for children (and parents).
Brush Along Song
Perfect for helping your child to brush.
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.
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.
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.
General health websites covering a variety of topics.
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