The office of Hemelstrand Family Dental Care is committed to providing our patients with the knowledge and tools to make the best choices when it comes to their dental care. Below we have provided links to other sites that include valuable information regarding maintaining good oral hygiene. We hope you find these sites useful and informative!
American Dental Association
The ADA is the nation's largest dental association. Its website contains a wealth of information on a variety of oral health care topics, as well as in-depth explanations of almost all dental procedures.
Academy of General Dentistry
The Academy of General Dentistry is the second largest dental association in the U.S. They have a specially designed website for the general public, called Know Your Teeth, which contains a variety of dental information, including a comprehensive glossary of dental terms.
American Dental Hygienists' Association
The ADHA represents over 120,000 dental hygienists across the country. The website also contains valuable oral health care information including proper brushing and flossing instructions.
Consumer Guide to Dentistry
The Consumer Guide to Dentistry was designed to help patients better understand the treatments and procedures available in dentistry.
Sonicare is a highly recommended power toothbrush brand.
Oral B is another recommended brand of power toothbrushes.
Invisalign® is a powerful alternative to traditional braces. Invisalign® uses series of removable, clear aligners to straighten teeth in a way that is nearly invisible to others.
Phillips Take-home Teeth Whitening
Teeth whitening trays to use at home.
Resources for Parents
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Contains answers to questions parents frequently ask about their baby's dental care.
Washington Dental Service Baby Portal
A website dedicated to providing oral health care tips for infants and young children.
Provides various articles on how to ensure your baby grows up with healthy, strong teeth.
Colgate Kids' Corner
Games and activities for kids to learn about the importance of oral health care.
Mouth Healthy Kids
Includes a variety of animations to engage kids and teach them how to keep their teeth healthy.
National Children's Dental Health
February is National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM). Pivot Health, a website providing consumers with the most accurate, objective, and up-to-date information on all things healthcare, including dental care and expanding children's dental health awareness.