Our office is committed to providing our patients with the knowledge and tools to make the best choices when it comes to their dental care. Below we have provided links to other sites that include valuable information regarding maintaining good oral hygiene. We hope you find these sites useful and informative!
Oral Health Care Information
American Dental Association
The ADA is the nation's largest dental assocation. It's website contains a vast library of information on a variety of oral health care topics, as well as in-depth explanations of almost all dental procedures.
Academy of General Dentistry
Academy of General Dentistry is second largest dental association in the U.S. It's website made for the general public, Know Your Teeth, contains a variety of dental information, including a comprehensive glossary of dental terms.
American Dental Hygienists' Association
The ADHA represents over 120,000 dental hygienists across the country. It's website also contains valuable oral health care information including proper brushing and flossing instructions.
Consumer Guide to Dentistry
This website was designed to help patients better understand the treatments and procedures available in dentistry.
Oral Health Care Products
Sonicare is the #1 recommended power toothbrush brand by dental professionals.
Infant Health Care
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Contains answers to frequently asked questions by parents about their baby's dental care.
Washington Dental Service Baby Portal
Website dedicated to providing oral health care tips for infants and young children.
Provides various articles on how to ensure your baby grows up with healthy, strong teeth.
Interactive Oral Education for Kids
Colgate Kids' World
Games and activities for kids to learn about the importance of oral health care
Kids can explore this online laboratory to learn how to brush their teeth, what tobacco can do to a mouth, and how to make healthy food choices.
ADA Animations and Games
Uses a variety of animations to engage kids and teach them how to keep their teeth healthy.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
Why might we have this link on our website? For those of you who were not aware, Dr. Dwan's daughter, Mary Katherine, was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on May 21, 2008, at only 6 years old. Dr. Dwan is a large supporter of the JDRF and we all hope to help find a way to make living with this disease easier for all who have been diagnosed, and their families. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) is the worldwide leader in funding research to cure type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults suddenly and lasts a lifetime. JDRF sets the global agenda for diabetes research and is the largest charitable funder of and advocate for diabetes science worldwide. JDRF's mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. JDRF is also committed to developing new and better treatments that improve the lives of people with type 1 diabetes in the near term and keep them healthy while we advance toward a cure.