Health Facts Plus: Dental Health

Health Facts Plus: Dental Health

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From the National Institutes of Health

Special Care in Oral Health (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)

Eight Steps to Dental Health (Columbia University Medical Center, School of Dental & Oral Surgery) Mouth and Teeth: How To Keep Them Healthy (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Oral Health (National Women''s Health Information Center)

Debridement (Columbia University Medical Center, School of Dental & Oral Surgery) Endocarditis Prophylaxis Information (American Heart Association) Preventive Antibiotics and Your Dental Treatment (American Dental Association)

Care of Teeth (National Center for Farmworker Health) Also available in Spanish Cleaning Your Teeth and Gums (Oral Hygiene) (American Dental Association) Fluoridated Water: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) Gum-Chewers Have New Reason to Smile (Academy of General Dentistry) Also available in Spanish Mouthguards (American Dental Association) Also available in Spanish Oral Health: Preventing Cavities, Gum Disease, and Tooth Loss (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Sealants (American Dental Association) Also available in Spanish Sports Safety: Avoiding Tooth and Mouth Injuries (Columbia University Medical Center, School of Dental & Oral Surgery) Statement on Water Fluoridation (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research) Story of Fluoridation (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research) What Are the Differences in Rinses? (Academy of General Dentistry) Why Is Brushing with Toothpaste Important? (Academy of General Dentistry) X-Rays (Columbia University Medical Center, School of Dental & Oral Surgery)

Dentist Should Advise Vegetarians on Good Oral Health (Academy of General Dentistry) Also available in Spanish Mouth-Healthy Eating (Columbia University Medical Center, School of Dental & Oral Surgery) What Does ''Sugarless'' Really Mean? (Columbia University Medical Center, School of Dental & Oral Surgery)

Bad Breath (Halitosis) (American Dental Association) Plaque: What It Is and How to Get Rid of It (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish

Buying Oral Care Products (American Dental Association) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish Dental Care Every Day: A Caregiver''s Guide (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research) Diabetes: Dental Tips (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research) Diseases and Oral Health (Columbia University Medical Center, School of Dental & Oral Surgery) Hydrogen Peroxide (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) Infection Control (American Dental Association) Infection Control: The Use and Handling of Toothbrushes (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion) Also available in Spanish Oral Health and Bone Disease (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) Physical Limitations Can Affect Oral Hygiene (Columbia University Medical Center, School of Dental & Oral Surgery) Pizza Palate (Columbia University Medical Center, School of Dental & Oral Surgery) Three Good Reasons to See a Dentist Before Cancer Treatment (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research) Also available in Spanish What Is Dental Anxiety and Phobia? (Columbia University Medical Center, School of Dental & Oral Surgery) You & Your Dentist: Frequently Asked Questions (American Dental Association) Your Dental Visit: What to Expect (Columbia University Medical Center, School of Dental & Oral Surgery)

Dental Insurance: How Can I Finance My Dental Care? (American Association of Orthodontists) Your Dental Benefits: What You Should Know (American Dental Association) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish

Journal of the American Dental Association: For the Dental Patient (American Dental Association)

Atlas of the Body: The Teeth (American Medical Association)

Glossary of Dental Terms (American Dental Association)

Bureau of Primary Health Care Service Delivery Sites (Bureau of Primary Health Care) Find a Dentist (Academy of General Dentistry) Find a Dentist: ADA Member Directory (American Dental Association) Oral Health Data Systems: My Water''s Fluoride (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)

Academy of General Dentistry American Dental Association National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

FASTATS: Oral and Dental Health (National Center for Health Statistics) National Oral Health Surveillance System (NOHSS) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Preventing Dental Caries (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion) Water Fluoridation: Frequently Asked Questions (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion) Also available in Spanish

Men Lack Good Dental Habits (Academy of General Dentistry) Men: Looking for a Better Job? Start by Visiting the Dentist (Academy of General Dentistry)

Do Women Need to Be More Careful with Their Oral Health? (Academy of General Dentistry) Pregnancy and Your Oral Health (Columbia University Medical Center, School of Dental & Oral Surgery)

Diet and Oral Health: A Vicious Circle for Some Seniors (Columbia University Medical Center, School of Dental & Oral Surgery) Oral Changes with Age (American Dental Association) Also available in Spanish Oral Health for Older Americans (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion) Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth (National Institute on Aging) Also available in Spanish

Oral Health for Adults (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)

Getting Older? Why Your Teeth and Gums Are Important for Good Health (Healthy Roads Media) - Multi-language site

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The primary NIH organization for research on Dental Health is the

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

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Date last updated: 27 December 2006 Topic last reviewed: 27 November 2006