Use these links to expand your knowledge and understanding of Geriatric Oral Health.
Academy of General Dentistry
Publications from the AGD for dental health professionals and the public.
American Academy of Oral Medicine
A national organization that integrates medicine and dentistry to promote optimal patient health.
American Dental Association
Oral health news and information for dental professionals, educators, consumers, students and the media.
American Dental Hygienists’ Association
The website of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association contains instructions on brushing and flossing, explanations of potential oral problems, and numerous oral health tips. Also features some Spanish links.
Center for Disease Control
This site contains information on oral health topics, guidelines and recommendations on promoting oral health, and state-by-state oral health reports and plans.
Links to publications on dental treatment, prevention/screening, nutrition, specific conditions, and other oral health related topics.
National Institute on Dental & Craniofacial Research
The mission of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is to improve oral, dental and craniofacial health through research, research training, and the dissemination of health information.
NetWellness – Information for the Dental and Oral Health of Seniors
Provides topics and information about geriatric dentistry, the bodies of older adults, treatments, staying healthy, and other general areas.
Oral & Dental Health at any Age
This site contains information on oral hygiene, medical conditions and oral health, check-ups and dental procedures, and common dental concerns. Also has information on oral and dental health of people of any age.
Oral Health America
Develops, implements, and facilitates educational and service programs designed to raise awareness of oral health’s importance to total health.
Oral Health Promotion for Long Term Care
Long term care fact sheets providing oral health care training for caregivers.
Oral Health Specialist Library
The library aims to encourage the use of evidence in practice and optimum care for all patients by providing rapid access to recent, reliable evidence.
Special Care Dentistry
An international organization of oral health professionals and other individuals who are dedicated to promoting oral health and well being for people with special needs.
World Health Organization
This site contains strategies for oral disease prevention, news on current and past efforts to prevent oral disease, and publications from the organization itself.