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Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene: Anderson: Organizations and Websites

Dentristry

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.

ADHD - American Dental Hygienists' Association - The largest national organization representing the professional interests of more than 185,000 registered dental hygienists across the country.

IDHA - Indiana Dental Hygienists' Association - Supports Indiana's dental hygiene professionals in their careers, promotes consumer advocacy in oral health care, and promotes research relevant to dental hygiene.   

IFDH - International Foundation of Dental Hygienists - International, non-governmental organization promoting and coordinating the exchange of knowledge from around the globe to enhance and strengthen oral health care worldwide.