Academy of General Dentistry
The AGD provides a searchable list of oral health topics and encourages patients to submit their own questions.
American Dental Association
The ADA offers a wealth of patient information on topics related to dentistry and oral health, including infection control.
Focus on the Flu
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has prepared a series of fact sheets, frequently asked questions and answers about symptoms, treatments, and vaccinations, and flu-related links to help you stay healthy through this year's flu season.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides health information on specific destinations, news on outbreaks of concern to international travelers, information on specific diseases that can affect travelers, vaccination recommendations, advice on how to avoid illness from food or water, and specific information on traveling with kids, travelers with special needs (such as disabilities, pregnancy and breast-feeding, and HIV), and cruise ships and air travel. The site also offers a number of helpful reference materials, including the free CDC book Health Information for International Travel.
The National Library of Medicine publishes information on health topics, addressing conditions, diseases, and wellness; brings visitors up-to-date news on health issues; provides access to an online medical encyclopedia and dictionary; offers generic and brand-name drug information; helps with spellings and definitions of medical terms; carries directories with locations and credentials of doctors, dentists, and hospitals; provides access to resources from other organizations, consumer health libraries, international sites, publications, the MEDLINE database of medical literature.
SmartPractice Patient Information Center
This supplier of infection control materials, such as gloves and gowns, tells patients, "What You Need to Know about Dental Safety and Infection Control."