|Academy of General Dentistry|
|211 East Chicago Avenue|
|Fax: ||(312) 440-0559|
|Web Address: ||www.knowyourteeth.com|
The Academy of General Dentistry is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping dentists stay up to date in the dental profession through continuing education. The organization also provides consumers with information on oral health care.
|American Association of Oral and MaxillofacialSurgeons|
|9700 West Bryn Mawr Avenue|
|Fax: ||(847) 678-6286|
|Web Address: ||www.aaoms.org |
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) is an organization of dental surgeons who promote quality patient care and education. The AAOMS provides public and patient information on dental surgery and dental problems.
|National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research(NIDCR)|
|National Institutes of Health|
|Phone: ||(301) 402-7364|
|Fax: ||(301) 480-4098|
|Web Address: ||www.nidcr.nih.gov|
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is a governmental agency that provides information about oral, dental, and craniofacial health. By conducting and supporting research, the NIDCR aims to promote health, prevent diseases and conditions, and develop new diagnostics and therapeutics.
|National Pain Foundation|
|300 East Hampden Avenue|
|Web Address: ||www.nationalpainfoundation.org|
Through information, education, and support, the National Pain Foundation (NPF) promotes the recovery of persons in pain. The NPF Web site provides information and resources in an interactive way that encourages patients to take an active role in managing their chronic pain. The My Pain section of the Web site includes a Personal Inventory section to help pain patients identify the information they need to manage their pain. The NPF has information about pain conditions such as arthritis, back and neck pain, and cancer pain. The NPF addresses the many approaches to pain management, such as medicines, injections, surgery, acupuncture, biofeedback, chiropractic, and physical therapy. The NPF also provides support for the special needs of children in pain and information about psychological factors related to pain. The Web site also provides information on clinical trials that are studying pain management and treatment.