A collection of dentistry forums and free dental advice sites and helplines.
If you suffer with dental phobias or fears, consider using Dental Fear Central’s dental forum as your first port of call. If you are not a nervous, phobic or ex-phobic patient, please ask your dentistry-related questions on the forums and free advice sites below.
Oral Health Foundation Dental Helpline (UK)
Free e-mail and phone (local call rates apply) advice on subjects such as dental procedures and terms, oral hygiene, current UK legislation and regulations, NHS and private dental charges, complaints procedures, and referrals to other organisations.
Dentistry Forums Discussion, advice and chat for dentists and patients.
Oral and Dental Problems at patient.info A discussion group for oral and dental problems.
Dentaltwins Dental Bulletin Board (U.S.) A safe place to ask your questions. Mark Bornfeld, a dentist from Brooklyn NY, provides very good and sensitive advice.
Pearl Dental Clinic Cosmetic and General Dentistry Forums A forum where the dentists who run it seem to reply relatively frequently.
boards.ie Dental Issues Forum A very active dental forum for Ireland.
checkdent Dental Forum Got something to ask a dentist? Want to share experiences with other patients? Need a second opinion? Checkdent’s Dental Forum is an open platform for patients and dentists to share experiences, questions, opinions and advice about dental health issues.
Free Dental Advice
AllExperts Dentistry (U.S.) Allexperts.com is the oldest & largest free Q&A service on the Internet. Ask experts on a variety of dentistry topics (in private). And afterwards, you can rate their answers! US-based.
Ask The Dentist (England and Wales) Free legal dental advice site for patients from England and Wales only.