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    5 star rating REG Provides regularly updated links to abstracts and, if available, free or fee access full text articles released at respected online sources such as the New England Journal of Medicine or the Journal of the American Medical Association. Presented as one of's suite of medical specialty news web sites. Free registration.
  • Medical News Today - Dentistry News
    4 star rating The latest medical and health news headlines directed to an international audience of health professionals. Includes articles and reports of pharmaceutical and biotechnology developments.
  • Dentistry at
    3 star rating A directory of headline weblinks to US newspaper articles on Dentistry.
  • Dentistry News from Online Medical News
    3 star rating A directory of weblinks to sites that offer specialty-related news for medical professionals and patients.
  • Science Daily News - Dentistry
    3 star rating News releases regarding medical research developments from universities, the National Science Foundation, NASA, and other scientific institutions. These announcements present new discoveries in therapeutics and disease management. ScienceDaily Magazine.
  • Dentistry News
    3 star rating News stories emerging on the Internet from online newspapers and magazines.
  • Science Daily News - Periodontal Diseases
    2 star rating News releases regarding medical research developments from universities, the National Science Foundation, NASA, and other scientific institutions. These announcements present new discoveries in therapeutics and disease management. ScienceDaily Magazine.

Full Text / MultiMedia

  • "Dentistry and Oral Medicine" Articles Collection of the BMJ
    5 star rating Archived, free, full text articles on "Dentistry and Oral Medicine" from the British Medical Journal - the premier medical journal of Great Britain.
  • British Dental Journal
    5 star rating Clinical articles, specialist scientific papers, and general interest materials that inform dentists of developments and key issues in dentistry. Published by the British Dental Association and Nature Publishing Group.
  • Introduction to Clinical Dentistry
    5 star rating Text, videos, pictures, and radiographs that offer an overview of topics pertaining to Clinical Dentistry. Contents include case studies, dental anatomy, caries classification, pit and fissure sealants, and endodontics. The majority of the site contents are designed for lower year dental students. Created by: Mairaj Ahmed, McGill Dentistry, Class of 2003, Molson Medical Informatics, McGill University.
  • Dentistry Online
    4 star rating Archived peer reviewed scientific papers, edited by a respected editorial board, and presented online with interactive and attractive web pages. Priory Lodge Education Ltd.
  • DERWeb Dental Education Resources on the Web
    4 star rating A comprehensive selection of current dental literature, online case studies using with images, 2,300 digital clinical dental images, a link directory, and summaries of dentistry research work. DERWeb Limited 2000.
  • Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice
    4 star rating An online journal with peer-reviewed articles on oral health care for practicing dental professionals.
  • The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice
    4 star rating A peer-reviewed, visionary forum for oral health care and related professionals to contribute to the dental literature for practicing dental professionals. The Procter & Gamble Company.
    3 star rating Current and archived news headlines, feature articles, and product descriptions for dental professionals. VerticalNet .
  • HIVdent
    3 star rating News, original articles, reports of research, conference updates, and a picture gallery regarding the management of oral manifestations of HIV/AIDS.
  • Orthodontic Products
    3 star rating A trade magazine for orthodontists seeking practical business solutions for their practices. Our 12,000 readers across the nation look to us for the latest product news, as well as timely articles by experts on topics including efficient treatment techniques, staff management, and marketing methods. A reader-friendly alternative to clinical journals, Orthodontic Products gives readers the tools they need to continue building successful practices. Feature articles explore current trends in imaging, appliances, compliance, treatment, and office design.
  • Den-Tel-Net
    2 star rating Dental articles pertaining to dental specialists,periodontics, orthodontics, oral surgery, dental public health and oral pathology. Includes discussion board used by patients. Full text. Dental Communication Network.
  • Basic Periodontology Tutorial
    1 star rating A hyperlinked tutorial that covers the etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of gingivitis and periodontitis. Centre for Oral Health Sciences, Malmo University, Sweden et al.
  • UCLA Periodontics Information Center
    1 star rating Practical information and coursework compiled by faculty of the UCLA School of Dentistry Section of Periodontics.



  • Dental Chapter - Family Practice Notebook
    5 star rating A section from an ongoing compendium of the diagnosis and management of common medical problems seen in Family Practice. Family Practice Notebook, LLC.
  • Oral Pathology
    5 star rating A textbook of traditional oral pathology which includes color images and explanations, examples of histopathology beneficial to dental students, and coverage of odontogenic tumors and bone diseases. DentalMedSoft, Inc.
  • Bond's Book of Oral Diseases, 4th Edition
    4 star rating Selected materials from the textbook with disease descriptions and images. Published on the web in 1999 as an incomplete manuscript. The Maxillofacial Center for Diagnostics & Research.

Major Sites / Home Pages

  • American Dental Association
    5 star rating REG A professional society that has more than 141,000 members 53 constituent (state-territorial) and 529 component (local) dental societies. It is the largest and oldest national dental association in the world. This website offers daily news, a scientific journal, a calendar of events, and announcements from the annual session. Restricted registration or content areas.
  • National Oral Health Information Clearinghouse
    3 star rating NOHIC produces and distributes patient and professional education materials including fact sheets, brochures, and information packets tailored to the specific needs of persons with a variety of medical, disabling, or mental conditions. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
    2 star rating News, membership information, career development updates, continuing education opportunities, patient information leaflets, and a list of oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the USA. AAOMS.
  • British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
    2 star rating Lists all the oral and maxillofacial units in the United Kingdom via an easy to use graphical interface. BAOMS.
  • Dentistry Associations at Medbioworld
    2 star rating A comprehensive directory of weblinks for associations in this specialty.

Practice Guidelines / FAQs


Images, Path./Clinical

  • Abnormalities of the Oral Cavity at VCU School of Dentistry
    5 star rating A collection of images of the most common abnormalities of the oral cavity. The primary use of these images is in conjunction with the teaching efforts of the VCU School of Dentistry, Department of Oral Pathology. Oral Pathology review images: "Amalgam tattoo", "Ameloblastoma", "Angular cheilitis", etc. Thompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences.
  • Oral Pathology Atlas at USC
    5 star rating An alphabetic index images of conditions and lectures. University of Southern California School of Dentistry; 2001.
  • A Comprehensive Color Photo Atlas of Dentistry
    4 star rating Over 600 pages of original content written by Dr. Jeffrey Dorfman from patients treated in his office. The bulk of the content are dental photos and articles.
  • Cosmetic Dentistry Before & After Photos
    4 star rating Photos which give an idea of how cosmetic dentistry procedures enhance smiles.
  • Dental Clinical Image Archive at Eastman
    4 star rating Common dental conditions suitable for patient education. Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences.
  • Color Photo Atlas
    4 star rating Provides over 480 pages of original content including a color photo atlas and dental textbook. Written by the dentist author Dr. Jeffrey Dorfman.
  • Lesions of the Oral Cavity at U. Iowa
    4 star rating A collection of pathology images of the oral cavity. University of Iowa College of Dentistry.
  • Oral Pathology Image Database at Iowa
    4 star rating Multiple examples of important lesions of the oral cavity. University of Iowa College of Dentistry.
  • Oral Pathology Review at Tufts
    4 star rating A collection of images and an interactive teaching tool that serve as a general, not all-inclusive, review of oral pathology. Originally, the images were collated as a review for examinations for students at Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists and at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
  • Oral Histology Image Index
    2 star rating Images and text annotations of microscopic examination of oral tissues. University of Iowa College of Dentristry.

Images, X-Ray



Patient Education


Educational Materials

  • Dental Computer Assisted Learning Material at Eastman
    4 star rating Interactive, image-enhanced, question and answer education modules directed to dentists in training. Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences.
  • A Key to Diagnosis of Oral Ulceration
    3 star rating Image based descriptions of common diseases developed by Prof Laurie Walsh & Alex Forrest, The University of Queensland School of Dentistry.
  • Oral Health Resources from CDC
    3 star rating A resource library with recent press releases, fact sheets, journal articles, MMWR publications, and other material from the Division of Oral Health. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.


  • Dental Arena
    2 star rating REG Marketplace for purchasing dentistry needs. Discussion forums. Free registration. Protransact Ltd.


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