In addition to our own website, there are other websites 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!
The following links provide some good general information on dentistry.
Founded in 1859, the American Dental Association is the oldest and largest national dental society in the world. Since then, the ADA has grown to become the leading source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients.
Founded by dentists in Chicago in 1865, the Illinois State Dental Society continues to write an interesting history each year through achievements that not only improve the oral health of the public, but also enhance the profession of dentistry. Those who choose to serve accept the momentous responsibility of decision making for the Society and their dental colleagues, and chart the course for generations of dentists to come.
The Chicago Dental Society is an association for dentists in the metropolitan Chicago area; organizer of the Midwinter Meeting
, the leading scientific dental meeting and tradeshow; and an advocate for improving oral health for all. Since our founding in 1864, and incorporation in 1878, their mission has been to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and to represent the interest of the members of the profession and the public that it serves. They count more than 6,100 dentists as members.
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is proud to welcome you to KnowYourTeeth.com. It's the newest go-to resource that's been designed, first and foremost, to meet the needs of consumers who have questions and concerns about their dental care and oral health.
The American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) is the largest professional organization representing the interests of dental hygienists. Their site c
overs a wide variety of dental topics, including easy oral hygiene instructions, potential problems and oral health tips.
The Oral Cancer Foundation is a national public service, non-profit entity designed to reduce suffering and save lives through prevention, education, research, advocacy, and patient support activities. Oral cancer is the largest group of those cancers which fall into the head and neck cancer category. This site will provide you with hundreds of pages of information about the rates of occurrence, risk factors which lead to oral cancer, signs and symptoms, treatments, current research, complications of treatment, nutrition, related clinical trials, and current oral cancer related news.
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.
Philips Oral Healthcare is now a leading provider of rechargeable toothbrushes in the U.S. and is recognized globally as a pioneer in the sonic toothbrush category. With over 17 million current Sonicare users worldwide, and extensive clinical research with 175 published studies and abstracts, conducted at 50 universities worldwide, Sonicare is proven to be highly effective in plaque removal, gum health and stain removal. Our success is due to one key factor – user experience has confirmed that it works.
Crest has been an innovator in dental health care since its inception in 1955 and has been the leading toothpaste brand in the United States over the past 45 years. Today, Crest is among the most trusted household brands, a value reinforced by the continued acceptance of many of its products by the American Dental Association. In addition, Crest complies with rules and regulations established by the FDA. Crest’s dream is to lead the way in the passionate pursuit of perfect oral health so that everyone can have a healthy, beautiful smile for life.
The Oral-B brand is a worldwide leader in the brushing market. Part of the Procter & Gamble Company since 2006, the Oral-B brand includes manual and power toothbrushes for children and adults, oral irrigators, oral care centers and interdental products, such as dental floss. Oral-B toothbrushes are used by more dentists than any other brand worldwide. Oral-B is a trusted source for information about oral care, dental health, and all things related to your smile.
Crest is a trusted dental resource with it's Oral and Dental Health Resource Center.
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.