Welcome to Our Patient Education Library - Springfield, IL Dentistry
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 us an email, 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!
General Dental Websites
The following links provide some good general information on dentistry.
Academy of General Dentistry
The AGD’s consumer information site "Know Your Teeth" 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.
Contains a wide variety of dental health information, including articles on women's dental health issues, child dental care information, halitosis (bad breath) section, and new dental product information.
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.
Trusted resource for dental health information and oral care products.
One of the world's most trusted brands in dental products.
Learn how the Sonicare toothbrush creates an indescribable clean feeling, the benefits you can expect, and even take a factory tour.
Here are some fun and entertaining dental related sites for children (and parents).
Baby Teething: Signs, Symptoms, Remedies, and FAQs
A great educational blog written by Dr. Laura of St. Johns Pediatric Dentistry.
Dental Benefit of Xylitol
Learn about the dental benefits of Xylitol. Less bacteria, less acid - healthier teeth!
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.
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.
Tobacco Information (Quit smoking!)
Several resources and information to help those who smoke to quit. Smoking is terribly harmful to your teeth and a healthy smile.
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.
Site providing expert information on quitting smoking.