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Oakes Family Dentistry Links & Oral Care Resources - Vancouver, WA

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!


Crest Kids

Learn how to get your kids interested in learning about dental health, gum disease and cavities.  Includes tips for tykes, parent’s guide, product information, and games.

Kids Healthworks

Free parenting resources, child safety tips, child health questions, and more.  This is the parenting resource site for the broadcast television series Kids Healthworks developed in conjunction with the American Academy of Pediatrics and currently airing on Discovery Health Channel.


General Dental Websites

The following links provide some good general information on dentistry.

Academy of General Dentistry

The AGD’s consumer information section provides information on more than 50 oral dental health topics.

American Dental Association

Provides information for the general public including dental care articles, dental insurance information, and information for students interested in dentistry.

Floss.com

Contains a wide variety of dental health information, including articles on women's dental health issues, child dental care information, halitosis (bad breath) section, and new dental product information.


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.

Colgate

Trusted resource for dental health information and oral care products.

Crest

One of the world's most trusted brands in dental products.

Oral-B

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.


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.

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Working to expose Big Tobacco's lies, the Campaign reveals the truth about
the deadly effects of smoking, tobacco's corporate public relations campaigns to convince the public that it is a reformed industry, and the advertising and marketing tactics tobacco companies use to entice youth as their new customers.

QuitAssist

Site providing expert information on quitting smoking.

Tobacco and Cancer

Resource for those who want to stop smoking, as well as other information on cancer.  Smoking greatly increases a person's chances of oral cancers.