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American Dental AssociationAcademy of General DentistryAmerican Association of Public Health DentistryFederation of Special Care Organizations in DentistryCenters for Disease Control/Oral Health ResourcesHealthfinder.govKidsHealthNational Health Information Center

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Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z AAmalgam – Material made from mercury and other alloy mixtures used to restore a drilled portion of a tooth.Anesthesia – Medications used

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Types of Floss

Dental floss comes in a variety of colors, materials and even flavors. Waxed varieties slide through the teeth, allowing people with extremely tight spaces to

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Mouth Guards

Anyone who participates in a sport that carries a significant risk of injury should wear a mouth protector. Sports like basketball, baseball, gymnastics, and volleyball

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Choosing a Toothbrush

Never before has there been such a dizzying array of toothbrushes on the market. Consumers are inundated with new designs, materials, attachments, and colors. Whatever

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Water Picks

There is never a suitable substitute for daily brushing and flossing. While some products, including water irrigation devices (or “water picks”), may be useful for

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Oral Health Products

Visit any pharmacy or the health and beauty section of a supermarket today, and you are faced with a large, and many say confusing, array

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Dental Emergencies

A knocked out tooth or bitten tongue can cause panic in any parent, but quick thinking and staying calm are the best ways to approach

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Your First Dental Visit

Your first dental visit promises to be a pleasant experience. Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to

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