Selected Dental Hygiene Websites
American Dental Hygienists’ Association – The largest professional organization representing the interests of dental hygienists.
International Federation of Dental Hygienists – An international, non-governmental, non-profit organization, free from any political, racial, or religious ties that unites dental hygiene associations from around the world in their common cause of promoting dental health.
American Dental Association – The world’s largest and oldest national dental association; promotes good oral health as it represents the dental profession.
Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry – An independent body whose aim is to promote the teaching, learning, practice & evaluation of evidence-based dentistry.
American Academy of Periodontology – An 8,000-member association of dental professionals from around the world who specialize in the prevent ion, diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth as well as in the placement and maintenance of dental implants.
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research – Part of the NIH and this section seeks to improve dental, oral and craniofacial research and health by supporting clinical research, funding and conducting career development, and promoting the timely transfer of research for the public and academic community.
Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health in America – The first Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health. Elaborates on the meaning of oral health and explains why oral health is essential to general health and well-being.