|At Preferred Dental Care Center, we are committed to providing each and every one of our patients with the knowledge and tools necessary to maintain the most adequate of oral hygiene. When it comes to dental care, we feel that it is important for our patients to know and understand the value of preventative practices, care and treatments. For this reason, we find it essential to offer easy access to valuable sites that will aid in providing our patients with indispensable information regarding how daily hygienic practices will affect overall oral health, as well as recommendations for products and sites to encourage the proper oral hygiene of children.
American Dental Association
The American Dental Association is an ethically driven, science-based and patient-centered organization founded in 1859, which makes up the nation’s largest dental association. The ADA is committed to the improvement of oral health of the general population and to its members.
Academy of General Dentistry
The AGD is currently the second largest dental association in the US that hosts a special website designed to improve the education of the general public on common oral health topics. The website is called Know Your Teeth, which serves as a useful resource for finding information regarding dental terms, as well as a wide variety of dental information.
American Dental Hygienists' Association
The ADHA represents over 120,000 dental hygienists nationwide, and has a common goal to help dental hygienists improve the oral health of the public.
Consumer Guide to Dentistry
The main purpose of the Consumer Guide to Dentistry is to help patients to better understand procedures and treatments that are available, as well as those that might have been recommended to them.
Sonicare is the # 1 dentist recommended rechargeable power electric toothbrush brand.
Oral-B is another highly recommended brand of power toothbrush. Dentists recommend the use of power toothbrushes to get an adequate clean on the teeth, gums and between the teeth.
Useful Resources for Parents
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s website contains much useful information for parents regarding their children’s oral health including proper oral hygiene practices, preventative care and frequently asked questions about the dental care of children.
Colgate Kids' World
Colgate Kids’ World is a hub for fun activities and games to help your children learn about the importance of good oral health.
Mouth Healthy for Kids, ADA website with Animations and Games
This site offers a wide array of animation tools and games to get kids engaged and excited about learning how to keep their teeth in good health and the importance thereof.
Parenting.com provides readers with links to many articles about various ways to ensure that your child grows up with a strong and healthy set of teeth.
Washington Dental Service Baby Portal
The Washington Dental Service Baby Portal is a website dedicated to providing proper oral health care tips to parents for their young children and infants.