Educational 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.

American Academy of Periodontology

Frequently asked questions about periodontal (gum) disease and implants compiled by the American Academy of Periodontology.

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.


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.


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.

Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer is a devastating, even deadly, cancer that can go unnoticed until it has progressed to later stages. Twenty-five percent of all oral cancer victims are non-smokers, non-drinkers and have no other lifestyle risk factors.1 According to a study conducted by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, the human papillomavirus (HPV) 16, a common sexually transmitted virus, is associated with oral cancers located in the upper throat and back of the tongue.2 As with any cancer, early detection and diagnosis is key; it’s important for patients to see an oral healthcare professional regularly, particularly if they are in the high-risk groups — those who use tobacco, abuse alcohol or have been exposed to HPV.13 ViziLite® Plus with TBlue® – the leading oral cancer screening system – was developed to help oral healthcare professionals identify and mark abnormal oral lesions including precancerous or cancerous cells that may be difficult to see during a regular visual exam – giving you peace of mind. If you are 18 or older, ask Dr Azita Adelynia about including a ViziLite® Plus with TBlue® screening as part of your annual checkup.

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.

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.


   

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