World Health Organisation
WHO site has general information on world health, publications, surveys, links to WHO collaborating centres, including the Oral Health Research Centre at Cork University Dental School and Hospital

WHO Oral Health Country Profiles
Data on global prevalences of dental diseases, manpower, services, etc

Centres for Disease Control
Centres for Disease Control publishes MMWR (Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report) which is available online

American Dental Association
The ADA site is replete with useful clinical information from Amalgam to Waterlines, including Bloodborne Diseases, Infection Control, Biofilms, Periodontics

Organising Medical Networked Information (OMNI)
Medical information portal, OMNI offers free access to a searchable catalogue of Internet sites covering health and medicine.

British Dental Journal

British Medical Journal
BMJ, which often has articles on Health Informatics and medicine on the Net

World Dentistry
Promising new online journal

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Good source of paediatric knowledge on the Net

British Dental Health Foundation
Compare and contrast with the Irish equivalent

University of Dalhousie maxfax page
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at Dalhousie University

Ninian Peckitt’s maxfax page
Cutting edge Maxillofacial surgery at Doncaster Royal Infirmary(vide August 2000 issue of Readers’ Digest)

NHS Direct
Yes/No guide to whether you need to see a doctor for the condition you describe. Articles and audio clips on wide range of medical and healthy lifestyle issues

Medical Protection Society
Relevant articles listed on consent, electronic patient records

The Wellcome Trust
The Wellcome Trust offers an extensive range of books, journals, databases archives and manuscripts to the public free of charge. The focus is on science policy, UK and International research policy, research funding and management, research ethics and evidence based decision-making.


Biomaterials Properties Database, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
“The tables are updated periodically from “Dental Materials and Their Selection”, 2nd ed., 1997.”

Computer Assisted Learning, Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences
Subjects: Cleft Palate Case Study; Oral Manifestations of HIV; Aspects of Partial Denture Design; Implant Case Study; What are Oral Implants; Management of Discoloured Teeth; Pathology of Oral Ulceration

British Journal of Orthodontics
The British Journal of Orthodontics

Australian Society of Orthodontics
Australian Society of Orthodontics


NICE National Institute for Clinical Effectiveness

QUICK The QUality Information ChecKlist (it seems only right to juxtapose NICE and QUICK!)


Fluoridation Forum Up to the minute Fluoridation Forum reports, documents and minutes of meetings

IDA Fluoridation Forum report Download IDA submission as Word doc

YORK CRD Centre for reviews and dissemination – FLUORIDATION REVIEW RESULTS


SAKS Manchester
Leading clinical practice in the UK


MELAG Vacuum autoclaves – product information