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.
The AGD’s consumer information section provides information on more than 50 oral dental health topics.
Provides information for the general public including dental care articles, dental insurance information, and information for students interested in dentistry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vaping is the process of inhaling the vapor produced by an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette), hookah, or other vaping devices. Vaping has become a viral trend in American culture, and many people consider it as a healthier alternative to cigarettes as it typically contains less nicotine when compared to cigarettes. However, because of the presence of nicotine, vaping also involves several health risks and affects oral hygiene and health. Vaping can cause the following effects on our teeth and gums:
- Excess bacteria
- Dry mouth
- Inflamed gums
- Tooth Discoloration
- Cell death
- Teeth Grinding
- Oral Cancer
This website includes information about vaping and how it affects oral health.