Useful Links

Mangat Dental Center in San Jose


In addition to the resources you will find on our site under Patient Resources, there are several other websites that provide useful and interesting dental information. Mangat Dental Center is committed to improving the oral healthcare knowledge of our patients. As such, we’ve provided the following selection of links to assist our patient community in that endeavor.

Be sure to check out our additional educational resources in our Patient Resources and Educational Videos Section!

General Dentistry

ADA: Dental Glossary

A useful A-Z glossary of terms made by the American Dental Association for patients.

ADA News and Events

Industry updates and oral healthcare news by the American Dental Association.

Academy of General Dentistry

Provides information about proper oral health care and how oral health affects the rest of the body. Supplies over 400 articles from flossing to sealants as well as a quick reference section on oral health.

Provides dental resources, Self-Tests for issues such as Sleep Apnea, Oral Cancer, and TMJ Disorders, as well as Patient Forums.

CDC’s Division of Oral Health

Information on the CDC’s Division of Oral Health with numerous useful Oral Health Topics.

Cosmetic Dentistry & Braces

American Association of Orthodontists

A useful resources that goes over the typical types of orthodontic options available to patients, including braces, aligners, and retainers.


Invisalign is the clear alternative to braces. Invisalign offers clear aligners that are removable, easy to clean, and convenient. Click Invisalign for more information on our superior treatment offered at Mangat Dental Center in San Jose.

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Provides a background on cosmetic dentist as well as an overview of the array of treatments available, including Teeth Whitening, Fillings, Dentures, Dental Implants, Veneers, as well as Crowns and Bridges.

Teeth Whitening


More information on Philips Zoom!, a popular whitening procedure on ABC’s reality television show, Extreme Makeover. Zoom! offers both custom-fitted trays for at-home treatments or patient tailored in-office teeth whitening.

Oral Healthcare Products


Colgate offers a full line of quality oral care products. Their website features Special Offers, an Oral and Dental Health Resource Center, and even an E-Newsletter you can sign up for.


Since its inception in 1955, Crest has been the leading toothpaste brand in the United States. Learn more about this innovator in dental health.


Sensodyne is the #1 recommended toothpaste for sensitivity. Sensodyne offers a full range of specifically formulated toothpastes to ensure pain relief and patient comfort.


Oral health topics provided by Oral-B. Includes articles on Bad Breath, Oral Care for Children, Mouthwash, and more.


Learn about the advantages and benefits of the Sonicare toothbrush.

American Dental Hygienists Association

Provides practical resources for both patients and students, including Brushing/Flossing Instructions, Oral Health Facts, Exam Tips, as well as a Clinical Exams Summary.

Dental Sites for Children

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

A public resource for parents in need of a Pediatric Dentist with an informative FAQ and articles, such as “Quick Tips for Busy Parents”.

Healthy Mouths Healthy Lives

Tooth care basics with information for patients with small children and babies.

Colgate Kids World

Colgate Kid’s World is a valuable resource for child-related oral health questions. Offers several dental related games, activities, and even an E-Newsletter.

Crest Kids

Crest Kids provides relevant information on Kid’s Crest Products, Oral Care for Kids, as well as a section on how to teach children about dental health.

Kids Health

Provides knowledge and advice for Parents as well as oral health activities and a Q&A section for children and teens. Contains relevant information about children from before birth through adolescence.

Kids Healthworks

Free parenting resource, including safety tips and a child health questionnaire. Goes over a range of topics, from behavioral development, to first aid for children, to fitness, health, and nutrition.

Gum Disease, Implants, & Missing Teeth

American Association of Endodontists

A helpful page provided by the AAE for patients seeking to understand the various treatment options available, including Root Canal Treatment, Endodontic Surgery, and Dental Implants.

American Academy of Periodontology

AAP consists of specialists in periodontal disease treatment, cosmetic periodontal procedures, and dental implant placement. The site provides several patients resources, including information on Gum Disease and Gum Disease Treatments available.

Dentures, Implants, & Missing Teeth

Offers several oral health resources, including a section covering prosthdontic treatment options as a restorative procedure, such as crowns, bridges, and dental implants.

TMJ Treatment

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Public Site for the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Offers information on procedures, such as Dental Implants, Wisdom Teeth Management, and Facial Cosmetic Surgery as well as a “Find a Surgeon” tool.

Tobacco: Help Quitting

Quit Assist

Information resource on quitting smoking.

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids

Organization that works to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. They work to save lives by advocating for public policies that prevent children from smoking, help smoker quit, and protect everyone from secondhand smoke.

Tobacco and Cancer

Informative resource on cancer and cigarette, cigar, and smokeless tobacco use, and how it affects different groups of people.

Kaiser Permanente: Quit Smoking

Helpful resources on quitting smoking provided by Kaiser Permanente.

General Healthcare

Health Central

An informational site that provides wellness resources and tools to help people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Offers a Health A-Z index as well as a useful Symptom Checker, Medication Library, Videos, and more.


WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information. The information provided is timely and credible.

Additional Fascinating Resources

Eat Right

Interesting set of tips on how you can snack your way to a healthier smile.

National Museum of Dentistry

The National Museum of Dentistry features over 40,000 objects, including dental instruments, furniture, and artwork. Operated by the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, it is one of the largest and most significant museums of its kind.