This list is not meant to be all-inclusive; however, it is a starting place for those seeking to gain a better understanding of the science based evidence supported by professionals in the field of oral health. For further assistance, or if you need help locating a dentist in your area, Click here for Free Charitable Dental Clinics

ADA – American Dental Association

The American Dental Association is the leading advocate for oral health. Visit American Dental Association Public Programs for a complete list of featured public programs and education materials for both children and adults.

ALDA –Alabama Dental Association

The Alabama Dental Association is the premier professional dental organization in the state representing Alabama dentists and their efforts to provide quality dental care to all Alabamians. Visit ALDA for a comprehensive list of Alabama dental clinics.

W.H.O – World Health Organization

The primary role of the World Health Organization is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations’ system. The W.H.O strives to develop global policies in oral health promotion and oral disease prevention. Visit World Health Organization Oral Health for publications, news, and general information on how the W.H.O is working to improve oral health for the entire nation.

CDC – Centers for Disease Control

As one of several operating divisions under the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control provide leadership and direction in the prevention and control of oral health conditions. Visit Centers for Disease Control Oral Health Division for more information on the ways the CDC is working to expand access to effective oral health prevention programs in Alabama and across the nation.

AAPD - American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is the recognized authority on children’s oral health. Find a pediatric dentist in your area, view the newsroom, or browse publications for more information.



Page last updated: December 11, 2018