Our office is committed to providing our patients with the knowledge and tools to make the best choices when it comes to their dental care. Below we have provided links to other sites that include valuable information regarding maintaining good oral hygiene. We hope you find these sites useful and informative!
The ADA is the nation's largest dental assocation. It's website contains a vast library of information on a variety of oral health care topics, as well as in-depth explanations of almost all dental procedures.
Academy of General Dentistry is second largest dental association in the U.S. It's website made for the general public, Know Your Teeth, contains a variety of dental information, including a comprehensive glossary of dental terms.
Why might we have this link on our website? For those of you who were not aware, Dr. Dwan's daughter, Mary Katherine, was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on May 21, 2008, at only 6 years old. Dr. Dwan is a large supporter of the JDRF and we all hope to help find a way to make living with this disease easier for all who have been diagnosed, and their families. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) is the worldwide leader in funding research to cure type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults suddenly and lasts a lifetime. JDRF sets the global agenda for diabetes research and is the largest charitable funder of and advocate for diabetes science worldwide. JDRF's mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. JDRF is also committed to developing new and better treatments that improve the lives of people with type 1 diabetes in the near term and keep them healthy while we advance toward a cure.