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Dental Health Topics

It can be a challenge keeping up with dental health information. However, it’s extremely important because most dental problems can be prevented with the right education. Below, you will find various oral health topics that can help answer many frequently asked dental questions.


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Additional Dental Health Resources and Associations

Academy of General Dentistry

The Academy of General Dentistry is an organization of general dentists dedicated to continuing education and reliable consumer information.

American College of Dentists

The American College of Dentists (ACD) is the oldest honorary professional organization for dentists.  Its members have exemplified excellence through outstanding leadership and exceptional contributions to dentistry and society.

Oklahoma Hospital & Healthcare Guide

The 2014 Oklahoma Hospital & Healthcare Guide provides a directory of Oklahoma’s hospitals, nursing facilities, local and state health departments, medical societies and Oklahoma legislators.

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dental membership organization includes information regarding cosmetic dental education, finding a cosmetic dentist or lab technician, Academy membership, AACD Accreditation, and the AACD Charitable Foundation. 

Centers for Disease Control

The CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services.  CDC′s Mission is “To promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.”

Oklahoma State Department of Health

The Oklahoma State Department of Health, through its system of local health services delivery, is ultimately responsible for protecting and improving the public’s health status through strategies that focus on preventing disease. 

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

The AAPD is the membership organization representing the specialty of pediatric dentistry.  Their 6,400 members serve as primary care providers for millions of children from infancy through adolescence.

Oklahoma Health Care Authority

The Oklahoma Health Care Authority is the primary entity in the state of Oklahoma charged with controlling costs of state-purchased health care.

OU College of Dentistry

Since its inception in 1971, the OU College of Dentistry has a tradition of educating and training its students to provide the highest quality of clinical care available. In addition to clinical excellence, the curriculum is designed to prepare well-rounded practitioners who can provide dental care in a variety of clinical settings.