Patient Resources

Oral Health Fact Sheet monitorShare the AGD Oral Health Fact Sheets with your patients in two great ways — either print them for your office or embed them on your Web site.

Both options allow you to offer your patients customized fact sheets that feature your name and practice address.

To print your fact sheets: Click and download the PDF versions in the left column.

Don't see a topic you're looking for? E-mail suggestions to the AGD's Public Relations Department at media@agd.org.

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Academy of General Dentistry
Explain to patients about how your membership in AGD helps you provide them with better patient care.
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Acid Reflux
Heartburn, or acid indigestion, is a common symptom of chronic acid reflux, also known as gastroesopheageal reflux disease (GERD).
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Air Abrasion
Air abrasion is a way to remove decay from a tooth without using a dental drill.
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Allergies and Dentistry
Allergic reactions are sensitivities to a specific substance, called an allergen, that makes contact with the skin, or is inhaled into the lungs, swallowed, or injected. Some allergic reactions are mild, while others can be severe and life-threatening.
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Athletic Mouthguards
An athletic mouthguard is a flexible appliance that is worn during athletic and recreational activities to protect teeth from trauma. Custom-fabricated mouthguards are essential for preventing athletic oral/facial injuries, such as broken teeth, jaw fractures, cerebral hemorrhages, and neck injuries.
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Baby's Oral Health
It's never too early to start taking care of your little one's teeth.
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Bridges
A fixed bridge is a dental appliance that replaces one or more missing teeth—thus “bridging” the space between the two adjacent natural teeth or implants.
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Brushing
Knowing how to brush your teeth is an important skill that children should learn at an early age.
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Bruxism
Bruxism is the technical term for teeth grinding and clenching that causes facial pain.
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Child's First Dental Visit
Prepare your child for that first visit and the result may be the start of positive, lifelong dental care.
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Children and Tooth Decay
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Children's Oral Health
Taking your child to the dentist at an early age is the best way to prevent oral health problems.
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Continuing Education
Use this resource to help your patients understand why you take continuing education to better serve them and their families.
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Cosmetic Dentistry
Your dentist can perform a variety of cosmetic procedures to improve your smile from subtle changes to major repairs. There are many techniques and options to treat teeth that are discolored, chipped, misshapen, or missing. Your dentist can reshape your teeth, close spaces, restore worn teeth, or alter the length of your teeth.
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Crowns
Dental restorations restore the function, integrity, and morphology of missing tooth structure, which can be caused by caries or external trauma, such as chipping or cracking a tooth.
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Dental Careers
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Dental Emergencies
This fact sheet contains tips for parents/caregivers on how to treat their child’s dental emergency.
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Dental Emergencies 2
Use this fact sheet to explain to your patients what to when a tooth is knocked out or chipped.
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Dental Sealants
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Dentin Hypersensitivity
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Dentures
This fact sheet provides tips on how to care for a denture.
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Dry Mouth
Discuss the causes and effects of dry mouth with your patients.
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Eating Disorders
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Effects of Smoking on the Mouth
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Erosion
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Family Oral Health
Good oral health starts at home.
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) is an umbrella term that describes the range of effects that can occur in a person whose mother drank alcohol while pregnant.
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Flossing
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General Dentists
Learn more about your general dentist and how he or she can help you and your family maintain healthy mouths.
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Geriatric Dental Care
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Halitosis
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How to Choose a Dentist
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Implants
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Infant Oral Health
It's never too early to start taking care of your little one's teeth.
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Laser Dentistry
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Men's Oral Health
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Minimally Invasive Dentistry
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Mouth Sores
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Mouthguards
A mouthguard is a flexible appliance that is worn during athletic and recreational activities to protect teeth from trauma. Custom-fabricated mouthguards are essential for preventing athletic oral/facial injuries, such as broken teeth, jaw fractures, cerebral hemorrhages, and neck injuries.
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Mouthwash
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Nutrition (Children)
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Nutrition
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Oral Cancer
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Oral Care and Cancer
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Oral Hygiene
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Oral Piercing
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Oral Warning Signs
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Orthodontics
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Pain Management
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Pacifiers
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Periodontal Disease
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Periodontal Disease and Cardiovascular Disease
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Periodontal Disease and Diabetes
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Periodontal Disease and Pregnancy
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Plaque
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Root Canal Therapy
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Sedation
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Senior Oral Health Care
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Sensitive Teeth
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Sleep Apnea
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Sports Dentistry
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Technology in the Dental Office
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Temporomandibular Disorder
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Teen's Oral Health
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Tooth Decay (Children)
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Tooth Erosion
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Toothbrushes
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Toothpaste Abrasivity
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Wisdom Teeth
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Women's Oral Health
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Xylitol
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