American Academy Of Pediatric Dentists
Find a Pediatric Dentist
211 E Chicago Ave, Ste 1600, Chicago, IL, 60611-2658
Distance: 744 Miles
Provides online and print information about dentistry for children and a directory of pediatric dentists.
* Online resources for parents for teaching kids about tooth care
Note that listings of dentists are not a referral or recommendation. Information provided by this site is not a substitute for treatment.
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LH-2600.1700Dental Care Referrals Definition
Programs that link people who are in need of care which involves their mouth, teeth, gums or associated structures with dentists, orthodontists, periodontists or other members of the dental profession.
LH-2700.6350Oral Health Education/Information Definition
Programs that provide information about dental health and hygiene (including the importance of brushing and flossing, using dental sealants, the benefits of fluoridation, avoiding sugary foods and getting regular checkups) which encourages the public to make choices that help them avoid cavities, gum disease or other oral health problems and improve their overall well being. These programs may also provide general information about oral health problems (such as oral cancer, teeth grinding, periodontal disease and bad breath) and associated treatment options; education and outreach regarding the importance of oral health care for women who are pregnant including information about the relationship between gum disease and preterm and low birth weight babies; and fact sheets or other materials which address oral health issues such as community water fluoridation as a preventive measure, use of bottled water, oral health nutrition, cosmetic dentistry/tooth whitening, oral piercing, dental anesthesia, dental benefits/insurance, choosing a dentist, and oral health for specific populations (such as children, adolescents, pregnant women, older adults or people with diabetes).
TJ-6500.1700Directory/Resource List Publication Definition
Programs that publish and distribute directories of agencies that provide human services for residents of the community and/or resource lists. Included are programs that produce directories/lists that focus on a specific geographical area, service category or target group as well as those that produce a comprehensive directory of all community resources.
TN-5000.1800Dental Associations Definition
Organizations whose members are dentists and other dental health professionals who have affiliated for the purpose of promoting mutual interests, participating in professional seminars and conferences, networking with their peers, subscribing to dental journals and other publications, and taking advantage of other opportunities for continuing professional development. Many dental associations set standards which relate to the qualifications and performance of members, accept and investigate complaints from the public regarding the practices of members and maintain referral services through which residents who require dental assistance are referred to members.