Oral Health Links
Academy of General Dentistry
Great patient education resources are available under the "for the public" tab.
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
More great links to parent resources are located under the "Parent Resource Center" tab including patient handouts, How to Find a Pediatric Dentist, and access to pediatric oral health brochures. The tab "Dental Health Resources" links to parenting sites with oral health information.
American Academy of Pediatrics Oral Health Initiative
Trainings for pediatric oral health screening and links to many other oral health sites are available. Clinicians can sign up for a monthly oral health newsletter which includes updates and new resources.
American Dental Association
This site has many patient resources (also in Spanish), including information on how to find a dentist, games for children, and oral health news updates.
American Dental Hygienists Association
This site has many good patient resources and handouts.
Center for Disease Control Division of Oral Health
Links to A-Z topics in oral health, oral health journals, fluoride resources, and guidelines and recommendations are included on this site.
Children's Dental Health Project
Numerous resources organized by topic and state are included. Also, information on their own projects and links to many other sites are available.
This site provides extensive pictorial and print resources on the oral health care of patients with HIV/AIDS.
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Links to numerous oral topics across the life span including special needs, Spanish handouts, and strategies for finding low cost care are accessible through this site.
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
The MCHB Knowledge Path provides a comprehensive listing and links to national and state resources that include medical provider trainings in oral health and trainings on oral health for special needs patients.
Oral Health Professional's Guide to Serving Young Children with Special Health Care Needs
This series of five modules is designed to provide oral health professionals with information to help ensure that young children with special health care needs have access to health promotion and disease prevention services that address their unique oral health needs in a comprehensive, family-centered, and community-based manner.
World Health Organization Oral Health Section
This is a good site to explore global policies and programs in oral health promotion and oral disease prevention.
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