Helpful Links & Dental Associations
St. Helens, OR
St. Helens Pediatric Dentistry is committed to providing education, knowledge and tools to our patients. We want you to make the best choices when it comes to your dental care in St Helens. We have assembled this list of links found below. It is full of valuable information for maintaining a good oral hygiene regiment and even games for your children to teach the importance of caring for their teeth. Please explore the sites below, we hope you find them both useful and informative!
American Dental Association
The ADA is the nation's largest dental association. We like to think of them as the experts. As an association of experts, including yours truly, Dr. Moore, is proud to be part of the ADA. This website contains a large 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. We like this website, called, Know Your Teeth. It is specially designed for patients and learning about oral health. With a variety of information, we like how this site explains information and its inclusion of a dental glossary.
American Dental Hygienists' Association
We understand that Dental Hygienists are very important. The ADHA is the association that represents over 120,000 dental hygienists from all over the US. We like the information on oral health care including the proper way to brush and floss your teeth.
Consumer Guide to Dentistry
The Consumer Guide to Dentistry helps patients to better understand treatments and procedures. It will also let you know what treatments are available that you may be unaware of.
Sonicare offers a spin brush, this may be recommended for child patients as it gives a more through cleaning.
Oral B is another spin brush that we like. Children may find it easier to manage and get the brushing necessary.
Invisalign® is a modern take on braces. This is recommended for patients who want an invisible look, and far less dental office visits. Invisalign® uses a series of removable, clear aligners that will straighten your teeth in a way that is nearly invisible to others.
Resources for Parents
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Another association that Dr. Moore is proud to be a part of, this site contains answers to questions parents frequently ask about their baby's dental care.
Always looking for information and tips on caring for our children, this site provides various articles on how you can help your baby grow up with healthy, strong teeth.