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Patient Health Education Portal: Dentistry

The patient's guide to authoritative health information on the Internet.



  • Maintained by the American College of Prosthodontics, the non-profit educational and scientific organization representing the specialty of prosthodontics.
  • Provides information on symptoms and conditions treated by prosthodontists and treatment options for restorative procedures.
  • Includes a doctor finder, videos, and photos.

Know Your Teeth


  • Maintained by the Academy of General Dentistry, the second largest dental association in the U.S.
  • Answers important dental health questions, offers the latest information on current treatments, and provides tips for oral hygiene.
  • Includes an A-Z quick reference; RSS feeds; a dentist finder; an oral-health glossary; and a personal dental diary widget.

Mouth Healthy

Mouth Healthy

  • Maintained by the American Dental Association, the nation's largest dental association representing more than 157,000 dentists.
  • Provides comprehensive oral health care information based on age and stage of life.
  • Includes an A-Z list of dental topics; nutrition/food tips; a dental symptom checker; a dentist finder;  dental slideshows; products earning the ADA seal of approval; and a companion Mouth Healthy Kids site that kid-friendly videos, games and quizzes, and printable activity sheets.
  • Allows the user to change the text size.
  • Spanish and mobile web versions available.

  • Maintained by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the recognized authority on pediatric oral health care.
  • Provides general information on children's dental health and guidance on special dental health issues.
  • Includes a pediatric dentist search; news; parent educational brochures; and information on adolescent oral care.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research

  • Maintained by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, an agency of the National Institutes of Health.
  • Provides information on dental, oral, and craniofacial health and research.
  • Includes an A-Z topic index; information on dental care for people with developmental disabilities and people with systemic diseases; information on clinical trials; dental statistics and data by topic and population; and downloadable publications on various oral health topcs.
  • Allows the user to change the text size.
  • Spanish version available.

Library Contacts

Do you need help finding health information? Contact our clinical librarian.

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Disclaimer: The librarians at Darnall Medical Library are happy to respond to requests for health information from WRNMMC patients and families. The librarians are not doctors and cannot provide medical advice or interpret the information provided. Only health care providers can evaluate how health information may apply to a patient's specific situation, discuss medical conditions, and make health-related recommendations and suggestions.

Links, photos, or content shared from another site do not indicate endorsement by WRNMMC or by any other federal agency. Advice on the treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a physician who has examined that patient or is familiar with that patient's medical history.

WRNMMC Contacts


Primary Care Dentistry
Location: Bldg 2, 2nd Fl
Appointments: 301-295-5411;
Hours: Mon-Wed, Fri, 0700-1600
             Thu, 0700-1130

Hospital Dentistry
Location: Bldg 9, 2nd Fl,
                  Rm 2575
Appointments: 301-400-2060
Hours: Mon-Fri, 0700 - 1600

Darnall Medical Library | Walter Reed NMMC | Building 1, Room 3458 | 8955 Wood Road | Bethesda, MD 20889 | 301-295-1184/85 | Open Monday-Friday, 0700-1730

After-hours access to the library is available to WRNMMC Staff via the CDO at 301-295-4611.