The NDA and ADA do not provide specific answers to individual questions about dental problems, conditions, diagnoses, treatments or proposed treatments, fees, or requests for research.
However, through the links provided below, you can learn more about common dental problems or what you might expect with various treatments to aid in your understanding and help you to be an advocate for your oral health.
MouthHealthy, a website created by the American Dental Association just for you. Your mouth health is an important part of your overall health, and we hope that you and your whole family will find MouthHealthy informative, fun and easy to use. Health information changes all the time and this website will too. Please check back often to find answers to all your dental-related questions so we can help you be Mouth Healthy for Life.
The American Dental Association officially recognizes nine dental specialties. These are: Dental Public Health, Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics and Prosthodontics.
There are national organizations for these specialties, which have patient information specifically for that specialty area.
- American Association of Public Health Dentistry
- American Association of Endondontists
- Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (AAOMP)
- American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Association of Orthodontists
- American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- American Academy of Periodontology
- American College of Prosthodontists