In addition to our own website, there are other sites on the Web that provide interesting and helpful dental information. Because we are committed to improving the oral healthcare knowledge of our patients, we are providing the following selection of links to other sites you might find interesting and informative. We have grouped some of the links into various categories to provide quick access to the topics of greatest interest to you.
If you have a suggestion for a new link, please send us an email, as we are always looking for good resources to pass along to our valued patients and visitors to our website. We hope you find these sites helpful!
PERIODONTAL (GUM) DISEASE & IMPLANTS
CALIFORNIA SOCIETY OF PERIODONTISTS
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PERIODONTOLOGY
Frequently asked questions about periodontal (gum) disease and implants compiled by the American Academy of Periodontology.
GENERAL DENTAL WEBSITES
The following links provide some good general information on dentistry.
SANTA BARBARA- VENTURA COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY
Provides information for the general public including dental care articles, dental insurance information, and information for students interested in dentistry.
American Dental Association’s comprehensive reference provides a glossary of dental terms as they relate to the public.
ORAL HEALTH CARE & PRODUCTS
Links to sites providing helpful information on oral health and home care products patients can use to maintain optimum oral health.
Oral-B developed this learning center for dental health education to promote oral care habits that are essential to the lifelong health of teeth and gums. The site includes information and advice for children, adults, and dental health teachers.
Learn how the Sonicare toothbrush creates an indescribable clean feeling, the benefits you can expect, and even take a factory tour.
TOBACCO INFORMATION (QUIT SMOKING!)
Several resources and information to help those who smoke to quit. Smoking is terribly harmful to your teeth and a healthy smile.
Site providing expert information on quitting smoking.
Resource for those who want to stop smoking, as well as other information on cancer. Smoking greatly increases a person's chances of oral cancer.