A Critical Review of WebMD – Oral Health

Many people have heard of the WebMD website. For years it has been a source of accurate helpful information. The website covers many health issues including dental and oral health. If you’re looking for answers to dental questions it is a great resource.

Many topics such as gum disease, tooth decay and bad breath are covered in great detail. You will learn what the symptoms are as well as treatment and prevention. The information is accurate and often there are photos or animated drawings to help inform you. There is an enormous amount of information and it is presented in many ways which helps to make it interesting. Don’t be surprised if you end up spending much more time than it takes to research one issue. You will likely think of several other topics you would like to learn something about. They use short articles, diagrams, photos, drawings and videos to inform and educate. One of the reasons the site is so popular and people come back to it time and time again is that it is very interesting and easy to navigate. Here is a list of some of the video topics.

Oral pain & Injuries
Budget Dental Care
Cosmetic Dentistry
Diabetes & Dental Care
Childrens Dental Care
Orthodontics & Braces
Oral Health Myths

When you have a question and want an answer right away this site will be very helpful. Keep in mind that this site and it’s information should not take the place of a consultation with your dentist or doctor when you have a serious or urgent condition.

One very interesting feature is the oral health evaluator. It only takes a few minutes and it is very easy to use. It
is like having someone answer your specific questions. On the topic you choose. When you are finished you
will have answers to your questions and a plan or ideas to use in the future regarding the topic you chose.
Some of the topics are

preventing tooth decay
fresh breath
whitening
improving daily hygiene

As you click through the evaluator you will answer questions with a click of the mouse. When you are finished you will receive the detailed information mentioned above. This feature makes WebMD-oral health more than just a generic information site. It personalizes the report and that makes it more valuable to you. Now that it has been established that there is a link between your oral / dental health and your overall health it is more important than ever to be knowledgeable and proactive with your oral health. WebMD-oral health helps you do that. With it’s insightful and interesting articles and information it has become one of the most popular and trusted sources of information.

Because of this it is no surprise it so popular. For most people their first visit is not their last.