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Dental Assisting: Kokomo: Helpful Links

Government Websites

AHRQ Oral Health Resources - Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality - Information about quality of care, patient safety, dental costs, and more.

CDC Oral Health Home Page - Statistics, research, and reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Oral Health.

National Maternal & Child Oral Health Resource Center - Provides support to health professionals in improving oral health care and services to children.

OSHA Safety and Health Topics -- Dentistry - Information on risks for dental professionals from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (United States Department of Labor).  

Organizations

ADEA - American Dental Education Association - Serves to address issues influencing education research, and the delivery of oral health care for the overall health and safety of the public through research, advocacy, faculty development, and communication.

 

 

 

ADAA - American Dental Assistants Association - "To advance the careers of dental assistants and to advocate for the dental assisting profession in matters of education, professional activities, credentialing and legislation. To promote the ideals and growth of the Association which aid in the accessibility and delivery of quality oral health care to the public."

 

 

 

DANB - "The Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) was founded in 1980 and is the national certification board for dental assistants. More than 37,000 dental assistants are currently DANB certified nationwide. DANB, a nonprofit organization, is a member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence. DANB's CDA and COA certification programs are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)."