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Advice for Patients: Denture Cleansers
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - This alert was issued to consumers in 2008 concerning the ingredient persulfate in denture cleansers. A list of allergic reaction symptoms is included. U.S. Food and Drug Administration - This alert was issued to consumers in 2008 concerning the ingredient persulfate in denture cleansers. A list of allergic reaction symptoms is included. Show less
ADA Seal of Acceptance Program and Products
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American Dental Association - This site explains the criteria for products receiving the Seal and includes a link to recommended products. American Dental Association - This site explains the criteria for products receiving the Seal and includes a link to recommended products. Show less
Fluoridated Water: Questions and Answers
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National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health - A description of what fluoridated water is, along with a discussion of the benefits and risks for this additive. National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health - A description of what fluoridated water is, along with a discussion of the benefits and risks for this additive. Show less
Reducing Radiation from Medical X-rays
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - This consumer update provides charts and a discussion on what consumers can do to minimize exposure to medical radiation, including dental X-rays. U.S. Food and Drug Administration - This consumer update provides charts and a discussion on what consumers can do to minimize exposure to medical radiation, including dental X-rays. Show less
Dental Health (Oral Health)
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MedlinePlus - This site is a portal to information on all aspects of oral health with links to specific topics, dictionaries, research, tutorials and professional organizations. MedlinePlus - This site is a portal to information on all aspects of oral health with links to specific topics, dictionaries, research, tutorials and professional organizations. Show less
Know Your Teeth
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Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) - Information for consumers who have questions and concerns about their dental care and oral health. Includes a directory of AGD members Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) - Information for consumers who have questions and concerns about their dental care and oral health. Includes a directory of AGD members Show less
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)
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Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are dental specialists who, after completing dental school, are surgically trained in an American Dental Association-accre...Show more Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are dental specialists who, after completing dental school, are surgically trained in an American Dental Association-accredited hospital-based residency program for a minimum of four years. The site includes a directory as well as information on conditions that benefit from the expertise an OMS Show less
American Dental Association
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Includes oral health topics and a Find a Dentist search engine. Some of the information is available En Español. For plain language summaries of research study evaluations, see the ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry site. Includes oral health topics and a Find a Dentist search engine. Some of the information is available En Español. For plain language summaries of research study evaluations, see the ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry site. Show less
Santa Clara County Dental Society
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Includes a Find a Dentist section to search for a SCCDS-member dentist by name, location, or specialty as well as answers to many of your dental questions. Not all good dentist chooses to join the society. Includes a Find a Dentist section to search for a SCCDS-member dentist by name, location, or specialty as well as answers to many of your dental questions. Not all good dentist chooses to join the society. Show less
Mouth Disorders
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MedlinePlus - This site is a gateway to articles on common conditions such as cold sores, canker sores, dry mouth and gum disease. MedlinePlus - This site is a gateway to articles on common conditions such as cold sores, canker sores, dry mouth and gum disease. Show less
Medicines and You: A Guide for Older Adults
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Suggestions regarding the safe use of medicines, including questions to ask your doctor, and tips on how to cut medici...Show more U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Suggestions regarding the safe use of medicines, including questions to ask your doctor, and tips on how to cut medicine costs. Check out the whole section of the FDA website devoted to consumers <http://www.fda.gov/drugs/ResourcesForYou/consumers/default.htm> for other useful articles and resources, including how to report a bad reaction to a medicine, and how to protect yourself from health fraud. Show less
Ten Things Every Senior Should Know
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SeniorNet and Dr. Terrie Wurzbacher - Doctors and patients can sometimes be on different wavelengths. This article provides practical tips on how to prepare for an effective medical appointment. SeniorNet and Dr. Terrie Wurzbacher - Doctors and patients can sometimes be on different wavelengths. This article provides practical tips on how to prepare for an effective medical appointment. Show less
Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?
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National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Tips for finding reliable health information. National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Tips for finding reliable health information. Show less
MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing
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MedlinePlus - Excellent guidelines for evaluating web resources for the consumer. MedlinePlus - Excellent guidelines for evaluating web resources for the consumer. Show less
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