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Every year more than 2.5 million older Americans may be victims of elder abuse, and in some cases dentists serve as the first line of defense.



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Welcome to KnowYourTeeth

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is proud to welcome you to KnowYourTeeth.com. It's the newest go-to resource that's been designed, first and foremost, to meet the needs of consumers who have questions and concerns about their dental care and oral health.

Bookmark this site or save it to your personal list of Favorites. It's chock full of accurate, accessible information in user-friendly formats.

Why the AGD and why now? The AGD has a proud heritage as the leading educator of general dentists for more than 50 years. We created KnowYourTeeth.com to extend our commitment to the general public, especially Moms and other caregivers who tell us they are looking for daily, easy-to-use online dental resources.

The most exciting feature on this site is the Dental Diary widget. The only one of its kind among dental association Web sites, this tool can be uploaded to your desktop or personal Web page. It's a personalized interface to KnowYourTeeth.com. The Dental Diary provides the latest news and calendar reminders to keep track of all your dental care. Click on the icon to create your own Dental Diary.

Be sure to check out some of these exciting features:
  • The InfoBites section
  • The Life of a Tooth
  • Patient Advisor
  • Find a General Dentist

Share your voice with us! If there's something you'd like to see here or if you have questions, please contact AGD. Your feedback is very important to us. Enjoy!

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