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 an email to julie@ankenysmiles.com, 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!


Find Us On Facebook

Link to Advanced Family Dentistry's Facebook Page


Financing Options

Care Credit


Children

Here are some fun and entertaining dental related sites for children (and parents).

Crest Kids

Learn how to get your kids interested in learning about dental health, gum disease and cavities.  Includes tips for tykes, parent’s guide, product information, and games.

Kids Health

The largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.  Sections for parents, teens, and kids.

Kids Healthworks

Free parenting resources, child safety tips, child health questions, and more.  This is the parenting resource site for the broadcast television series Kids Healthworks developed in conjunction with the American Academy of Pediatrics and currently airing on Discovery Health Channel.


Gingivitis & Periodontitis (Gum Disease)

Periodontal (Gum) Disease


Oral Cancer Prevention

Oral Cancer Prevention - National Cancer Institute

Oral Cancer Foundation

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.


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.

UA Performance Mouthwear

American Dental Hygienists' Association

Covers a wide variety of dental topics.  Particularly beneficial is the online newsletter which features an oral health FAQ section and an online quiz.

Crest

One of the world's most trusted brands in dental products.

Oral-B

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.

Sonicare

Learn how the Sonicare toothbrush creates an indescribable clean feeling, the benefits you can expect, and even take a factory tour.


Teeth Whitening

Information about various professional teeth whitening products.

Opalescence Teeth Whitening Products


General Dental Websites

The following links provide some good general information on dentistry.

Glossary of Dental Terms

American Dental Association’s comprehensive reference provides a glossary of dental terms as they relate to the public.

Academy of General Dentistry

The AGD’s consumer information section 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.


Other Interesting Websites

Other sites of interest on the Web.

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.

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.

Beyond Fear (Dental Phobia Self Help)

Clear and concise information on how you can overcome dental anxiety.

The Wisdom Tooth

Offers information in a simple format on proper brushing and flossing.Oral concerns from tooth grinding to denture care are covered, as are child dental care issues.