See the top patient-friendly resources from “JADA For the Patient.”

Each can be printed and shared with your patients to facilitate easy-to-understand chairside conversations.

Diabetes and your oral health

November 01, 2022

Diabetes and your oral health

Dry mouth, preventing cavities, caring for your gums, and dealing with thrush.

October 01, 2022

The basics of mouth sores

Canker sores, cold sores, and mouth sores from dentures.

September 01, 2022

What dentists see in older adults

Dry mouth and cavities in patients 65 years old and older.

August 01, 2022

Returning to good health care

Routine oral care at home and in the dentist's office can benefit your overall physical and mental well-being.

July 01, 2022

Keeping your gums healthy

Signs and causes of gum disease as well as tips for caring for your gums.

June 01, 2022

Staying in the game with mouthguards

Types of mouthguards and caring for your mouthguard.

May 01, 2022

Shopping smart: looking for the Seal

The ADA Seal of Acceptance and how to look for it.

April 01, 2022

Keeping your dentist up to date

Communicating an up-to-date and complete health and medication history.

March 01, 2022

Caring for dental instruments

Cleaning, inspection, and sterilization/disinfection.

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