Tooth Wisdom publishes articles about a variety of topics that provide basic information at the intersection of aging and oral health. The articles discuss general information about many topics, but do not explore any topic in great detail. This site is recommended as a good resource for learning about oral health in older adults.
Informed Health Onlineg is the English-language version of a German national health information website containing informative overviews about many common diseases. The site is recommended as an excellent resource for introductory health information on the most common illnesses and health issues in a digestible format.
Medical Xpress publishes brief news updates on the latest happenings in health research and policy. The website allows searches by individual topic or condition for those interested in a specific subject. Each article on Medical Xpress includes the original scientific source. This site is a recommended a place to browse for some of the recent advances in medical science, but readers should be aware of the possibility that data may be misinterpreted.
Colgate Oral Care Center is an oral health resource for general audiences. It provides a good overview of a wide range of dental issues, including dental diseases, preventative oral care, dental care, gum care, and oral health. While there is an obvious commercial aspect to this site, it is recommended as a good oral healthcare resource for consumers.
MedlinePlus - Mouth and Teeth is worth visiting for its comprehensive coverage of mouth & tooth care and diseases that may affect them. The section includes a medical encyclopedia and links to many outside resources for those seeking information about mouth & tooth diseases and how to recognize, treat, and prevent. This MedlinePlus section is recommended for information provided by some of the most authoritative and reputable sources in the medical field.
UpToDate is recommended as a physician-level health information and research. This section allows patients and caregivers to search, but not browse, the consumer health content for information available for free. Although topics here are covered in good depth, most of the more detailed information is only available to subscribers.