American Dental Association: The professional association of dentists committed to the public’s oral health, ethics, science, and professional advancement. Web: www.ada.org. Phone: (312) 440-2500
American Dental Hygenists’ Association: Information for both dental hygenists and consumers. Web: www.adha.org. Phone: (312) 440-8944
CDC’s Division of Oral Health: Information on this division of the CDC dedicated to oral health. Provides information adults, children, infection control in dental settings, fluoridation, publications, guidelines and recommendations, data systems, and state-based programs for dental health financial assistance..Web: www.cdc.gov/OralHealth/
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research: A division of the National Institutes of Health, this institute’s mission is to improve oral, dental and craniofacial health through research, research training, and the dissemination of health information. Web: www.nidcr.nih.gov/. Phone: (301) 496-4261
Oral Health America: The nation’s premier, independent advocacy organization dedicated to improving oral health for all Americans.Web: www.oralhealthamerica.org. Phone: (312) 836-9900
Healthy People 2010 Oral Health Chapter
An online version of the oral health section from the publication Healthy People: 2010. Web: healthypeople.gov/document/HTML/Volume2/21Oral.htm.
Finding Low-Cost Dental Care: An article with some resources on how to find affordable dental care published by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). Web: www.nicdr.nih.gov/OralHealth/PopularPublications/FindingLowCostDentalCare/
Why Oral Health is Important to Women: An article published by the Academy of General Dentistry citing important things women should know about how life stages relate to oral health. Web: www.agd.org/support/articles/?ArtID=1369
MedlinePlus: Dental Health: A webspage full of links to organizations, basic information, overviews, articles, videos, studies, anatomy, financial issues and more – all about dental health. Web: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/dentalhealth.html.