JADA “For the Patient” Resources

These files provide general information on dental treatments and can be shared with your patients to facilitate easy-to-understand chairside conversations.
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Reducing Dental Pain in Teens and Adults

You may be surprised that much of the dental pain you experience can be controlled with medications you can buy at the drug store.

January 01, 2024

Do Not Let Dental Erosion Eat Away At Your Enamel

Dental erosion occurs when tooth enamel is worn away, leaving teeth yellowed and sensitive. Learn how to help patients protect their healthy smiles.

December 01, 2023

Caring for Your Gums

Gums involve the pink tissue you see around teeth but also the tissues beneath the surface of those pink gums. Neglecting the gums can lead to tooth loss.

November 01, 2023

Diabetes and Toothbrushing

Diabetes and Toothbrushing Toothbrushing tips for people with diabetes to help fight off gum disease, which can affect glucose control.

October 01, 2023

Reducing the Risk of Cavities with Sealants

Educate your patients on why molars are susceptible to cavities and how sealants can help to prevent them.

September 01, 2023

Tackling Tooth Pain in Children

Update parents on ways to manage their child’s tooth pain until they can see the dentist.

August 01, 2023

Heading off Cancer with a Vaccine

Teach parents about the importance of giving their child the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.

More patient articles from JADA


For more helpful articles to share with your patients, visit the JADA website and its collection of "JADA For the Patient" pages with Tips for Caring for Your Teeth and Mouth. Questions? Email us at SRI@ADA.org.