- Pediatric Dentistry: Advice for New Parents
A CNN News report featuring advice from Dr. Kaneta Lott about when to start taking a toddler to the dentist and why it is important to stop cavities from damaging adult teeth before they grow in. Cavity prevention tips including advice about baby bottle feeding at night. Video footage produced by CNN News.
- Pediatric Cavities: Implications for Adult Teeth
Recent studies have show that aries and cavities in young children are increasing at a fast rate which has important implications for the formation of normal adult teeth, overall dentition, bite and occlusion. Early cavities that cause teeth to rot and fall too early affects normal teeth development. Tips about food choices and oral health habits. Material and video produced through Dr Nancy Sniderman and MSNBC TV News Network.
- Pediatric Pointers
Educational video that covers popular and important topics in pediatric dentistry. Learn what pediatric specialists say about forming good oral health habits (food choices and brushing) in children, teeth whitening, cosmetic dentistry for kids, tips about too much toothpaste and mouthrinses. Material and video produced through Dr Timothy McCabe and Dr Manny of the Fox TV News Network.
- Dental Sealants
A 4 minute animation video discussing the basic principles of protection against the "elements" and how dental sealants are used to protect against the effects of sugary foods, caries and cavity production. Suitable for children to view. Published by www.arkansas.gov
- National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped
A public organization that is committed, through collaboration, to arranging comprehensive dental treatment and long-term preventive services to needy disabled, elderly or medically compromised individuals through a national network of direct service programs that involve more than 12,900 volunteer dentists and 2,700 volunteer laboratories. NFDH offers three direct-service programs.
- CBS News Report: Free Dental Clinics
CBS News investigates the problem of the growing numbers, in the millions, of people who are either under insured or not insured. Bruce Bergstrom of Americas Dentists Care Foundation is interviewed about the activities of his organization that helps deliver free dental care to those in desperate need. Free clinics are set up around the country to help American families with getting basic dental care.
- Volunteer Experience: Donated Dental Services
Dr. Ray Unland of Metairie, LA describes the Donated Dental Services program of NFDH and discusses his experiences with patients needing assistance. NFDH provides dental care to needy disabled, elderly or medically compromised individuals through a network of programs that involve volunteer dentists and laboratories.
- United Way of Midlands: South Carolina
Dr. Noble Cooper and Dr Benetta Gadegbeku-Bell of South Carolina talk about their experiences in volunteering for the United Way foundation. Examples are provided that demonstrate how donated services have made the difference for a variety of patients, young and old. Video footage produced by United Way Midlands.
- Smile Foundation: Smiles on Wheels (TDA)
Dr. David Pendleton of the Rockville, TX area discusses his experiences as a volunteer dental care provider for the Texas Dental Association Smiles Foundation program. Examples are provided that demonstrate the impact and popularity of the Smiles on Wheels events held throughout the state of Texas. Video footage produced by Texas Dental Association.
- Delta Dental: Diabetes and Gum Disease
People with diabetes are at higher risk for developing gum disease, and poorly treated gum disease can make it more difficult to control blood sugar. As this video explains, regular visits to the dentist can help diabetics keep their disease in check. Video footage produced by Delta Dental of Michigan.
- Delta Dental: The Dangers of Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)
Dry mouth can be serious. If its chronic, it can lead to tooth decay and mouth infections. Find out what causes dry mouth and the steps you can take to alleviate it. Video footage produced by Delta Dental of Michigan.
- Tongue Piercing: Effects on Dental Health
A CNN News report on the effects of tongue jewelry and piercing. Listen to dentists describe and show xrays of damaged teeth and to ex-tongue jewelry users talk about tooth loss, tooth enamel damage, gum tissue loss, need for implants and even loose teeth. Video footage produced by CNN News.