Information for Healthier Smiles and Healthier Lives

Great oral health is a positive step to improve overall health and to reduce your longer-term dental and medical claims costs.

For more information on the links between oral health and overall health, download the following:

Oral Health Links

For additional oral health information visit the following web sites:

  • - The American Dental Association provides professionals and consumers information on a variety of oral health topics. Topics include general oral health care, sealants for children, and how your oral health may be affected by diabetes and cancer. It also includes a special section for students and teachers.
  • - The Academy of General Dentistry's web site provides helpful information about the relationship between oral health and overall health. This site also offers an interactive SmileLine where you can ask oral health questions to dental professionals.
  • - The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion contains comprehensive information on topics that help prevent oral disease and promote better oral health.
  • - The American Academy of Periodontology's web site has resources about warning signs and treatment options for periodontal (gum) disease.
  • - The American Dental Hygienist's Association has oral and general health articles.
  • - Delta Dental Plans Associations' resource for oral health and wellness information.

Wellness Links

  • - NetWellness Consumer Health Information provides the highest quality health information and education services.
  • - is a source for health and wellness information, helping to find the answers people are looking for.
  • - Up-to-date information on children's growth, food and fitness, infections, immunizations and medical conditions from the Nemours Foundation.