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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): FDA.gov

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: myoms.org

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: KidsHealth.org

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: mychildrensteeth.org

mychildrensteeth.org

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: HealthyChildren.org

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
Phone

  Call 
  301-295-2325

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

Location: Building 1 (Tower), 3rd Floor
Telephone Number:  (301) 400-2060

Teeth-Permissions

Site name: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry: mychildrensteeth.org
Does site permit linking for educational purposes: "Links may be made to the website provided the links do not use the trademarks or service marks of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry or its affiliated entities. Links to the website may not suggest or imply that the AAPD or its affiliates endorse or support the linking site, its sponsors and/or its advertisers, unless prior written permission to indicate any such endorsement or support has been granted. Framing of the AAPD website or any of its content is strictly prohibited."
URL for site page outlining terms and permission: http://www.mychildrensteeth.org/terms_of_use/
Date permissions page was accessed: 17 AUG 2020


Site name: Nemours Foundation: KidsHealth.org
Does site permit linking for educational purposes: "You are permitted to link to any KidsHealth website, at no cost, provided you use direct links that take users to the KidsHealth servers. Framing of KidsHealth websites is prohibited."
URL for site page outlining terms and permission: https://kidshealth.org/media/permissions/
Date permissions page was accessed: 17 AUG 2020


Site name: American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: myoms.org
Does site permit linking for educational purposes: "...no permission is necessary to hyperlink to the AAOMS websites or specific webpages." 18 AUG 2020
URL for site page outlining terms and permission: https://myoms.org/terms-of-use/
Date permissions page was accessed: completed webform 'https://myoms.org/contact-us/'


NLM / .gov sites:
Government information at NLM Web sites is in the public domain. Public domain information may be freely distributed and copied, but it is requested that in any subsequent use the National Library of Medicine (NLM) be given appropriate acknowledgement.

Acknowledgements

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

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