DENTAL HEALTHCARE TOPICS and related sites

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL.  The CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. As the nation’s health protection agency, the CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise. https://www.cdc.gov/

COSMETIC DENTISTRY.  From teeth whitening to porcelain veneers, all porcelain crowns, tooth bonding, dentures and even implants. There is a cosmetic aspect to all these procedures. Brought to you by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, learn more about cosmetic dentistry options for you and your family. https://yoursmilebecomesyou.com/procedures

DENTAL IMPLANTS.  If you need to replace one or more teeth, a dental implant is a great option. The Academy of Osseointegration is proud to present quality information about the implant procedure, the science behind dental implants and the various processes from placing one implant or multiple implants.   https://whydentalimplants.org/overview/ 

DRUG INTERACTION GUIDE.  Whenever two or more drugs are being taken, there is a chance that there will be an interaction among the drugs. The interaction may increase or decrease the effectiveness of the drugs or the side effects of the drugs. You can also use the “Pill Identifier”, “Symptom Checker” and Herbs and Vitamin Supplement information guide. https://www.rxlist.com/drug-interaction-checker.htm 

LEARN CPR.  Learn CPR is a free public service supported by the University of Washington School of Medicine.  Learn the basics of CPR – cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The American Heart Association issued updated CPR guidelines in October, 2015. http://depts.washington.edu/learncpr

MEDLINE PLUS. A trusted Health Information Source brought to you by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. A wide variety of Dental and Health Topics, as well as Drugs and Supplement, plus a medical encyclopedia. https://medlineplus.gov/ 

MOUTH HEALTHY.  A comprehensive guide to dental health brought to you by the AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION. Oral health topics from A-Z in one comprehensive guide. https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/a

PERIODONTAL DISEASE.  A comprehensive guide to periodontal disease brought to you by the AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PERIODONTOLOGY. Topics include prevention, gum disease, dental implants, gum grafting, non-surgical treatments, a glossary, and much more. https://www.perio.org/consumer/periodontal-treatments-and-procedures 

SMOKELESS TOBACCO.  A an article reviewing the facts regarding the hazards of smokeless tobacco including graphic photos of oral cancer.  http://www.quittobacco.com/facts/effects.htm

TMJ TUTORIAL.  A comprehensive guide to the TMJ. Topics cover TMJ anatomy, TMJ Dysfunction,  what a CT scan and an MRI of the joint looks like. Information provided by the UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON – School of Medicine –  Department of Radiology. http://uwmsk.org/tmj/  

WEBMD. A detailed guide to dental oral health care. Topics from bad breath, dry mouth, mouth sores, orthodontics, TMJ Disorders, tooth decay and much more. https://www.webmd.com/oral-health/directory-index