For the Public

The Dental Society is not just for dentists!
The Second District Dental Society is your resource for dental health information. We can help you find a dentist, learn about the latest news in oral healthcare, or explore a career in dentistry. 

For patient information, including products that have earned the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance and the Top Ten Dental Symptoms, visit as well as, a great site for teaching kids the importance of brushing, how to deal with braces, and what to expect when they go to the dentist.

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Visit your life stage and find healthy habits, top concerns, nutrition and fact or fiction information:

Explore ADA Seal of Acceptance Products

Find helpful dental information using A-Z topics 

Search ADA® Find-a-Dentist™ to locate an ADA member dentist in your area.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 3 Things Your Dentist Wants You to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine
  • COVID-19: What should I expect at my dentist’s office?
  • How do I brush my teeth? How long should I brush?
  • How often do I have to go to the dentist?
  • How do I find a dentist?
  • What should I look for when choosing a dentist?
  • What can I expect during a dental checkup?
  • Is it safe to go to the dentist when I’m pregnant?
  • What happens if I knock out a tooth?
  • How do I treat a toothache?
  • Why do I need fluoride?
  • Should my children have fluoride?
  • Are dental X-rays safe?
  • Is Dental Amalgam Safe?