Links of Interest


The following websites are provided as a resource for our referring doctors. This page contains hyperlinks to World Wide Web sites that are created and maintained by other organizations. We have included these links because we think that our referring doctors may find them of interest. Keep in mind that North Pittsburgh Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery does not necessarily endorse the views expressed on these websites. Also, we do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information presented on these sites.











Dental Links


American Dental Association


Pennsylvania Dental Association


American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons


WebDental – American based dental database


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Research and Library Links


MedicineNet – Content-rich commercial site includes interactive groups, ask-the-doctor feature, medical dictionary, comprehensive drug information, medical news, disease-specific information, and links.


Medscape – Searchable commercial collection of full-text articles from such useful sources as the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Oncolink – Huge collection of cancer information and links based at the University of Pennsylvania. The best starting place found for cancer information.


Healio – Physician maintained commercial database of annotated health links. Oriented toward medical professionals, but accessible to an educated lay person. A keyword search gets you to a subject index, from which you navigate to the links you want.


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American Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


British Medical Journal


Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery


Nature – International weekly journal of science


New England Journal of Medicine


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Professional Associations


Academy of Osteointegration


American Academy of Dermatology


American Academy of Restorative Dentistry


American Association of Endodontists – national organization representing the specialty of endodontics or root canal treatment.


American Academy of Periodontology – mission is to advance the periodontal health of the public and represent and serve the members of the academy.


American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons – find information about oral and maxillofacial surgery including cancer, dental implants, sports safety, jaw surgery, and more.


American Association of Women Dentists – dedicated to enhancing and promoting participation and leadership for women in organized dentistry.


American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons


American College of Prosthodontics


American Dental Association – ADA Online – access to news, publications, and products and services related to dental health.


American Endodontic Society, Inc. – endorses and teaches the Sargenti or N2 technique of root canal therapy.


American Independent Dentist’s Association – dedicated to the survival of the concept of optimal care in dentistry. Working to re-engineer organized dentistry and bring new tools to the education of patients.


American Medical Association – another useful site with links to consumer health information, vast AIDS information center, searchable database of more than 650,000 physicians


American Society for Dental Aesthetics


American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists


Center for Reconstructive Jaw Surgery


Crown Council – dental professionals dedicated to continual improvement of their clinical and management skills.


International Association of Dental Research


International Association for Disability and Oral Health – general informational brochure and quarterly newsletter information.


International Association of Dento-Maxillo-Facial Radiology


International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) – professional organization of dental implantology specialists.


Medical Protection Society


National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) – contains news, general and membership information, links, and a forum.


National Association of Dental Plans – NADP representative and recognized resource of the dental HMO/PPO industry with news, meetings, statistics and other resources.


Oral Cancer Information Center – US based web-site


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Implant Manufacturer Links


3i (Implant Innovations, Inc.)




Nobel Biocare




Zimmer Dental


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General Interest




Johnson & Johnson Ethicon



Medscape – a general medical resource – US based


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Search Engines


Alta Vista


BBC Search Engine – provides access to many other search engines and services










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