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Patient Health Education Portal: Teeth (Child Dental and Oral Health)

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

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA):

Safely Soothing Teething Pain and Sensory Needs in Babies and Older Children

Provides information and videos for the safe care of teething pain.

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons:

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Provides information on the medical care by Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Those specific to children and teens are:

Nemours Foundation:

How Teeth Work

Learn all about how your teeth work in this kid friendly video!  Spanish version

© 1995-2019. The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth®. Reprinted with permission.

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry:

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.


American Academy of Pediatrics:

Teething & Tooth Care

  • Provides information on infant oral care of gums and teeth
  • Spanish version available.

Contact A Librarian

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

Email   Email 
  Health Information Request


Scan the QR code below to access on your phone or tablet!


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

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Telephone Number:  (301) 400-2060


Special thanks to the patients, families and providers of WRNMMC.  Special thanks to S. Echelmeyer for graphic image designs.

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