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Wed 09 Sep 09 | From: Health On the Net | In response to your complaint regarding the site : http://www.ada.org

Posted by bradfieldresident on 9 September 2009

From: honcode-en@healthonnet.org
Date: Wednesday 09 September 2009 20:58 (+10)
Subject: In response to your complaint regarding the site : http://www.ada.org
To: bradfieldresident@gmail.com

Dear Sir/Madam,

We would like to thank you for contacting the Health On the Net Foundation
(HON) regarding the site : http://www.ada.org

We found following principles are not justified:

Principle 1 – Authority

The information for authority can find on the following link:

http://www.ada.org.au/disclaimer.aspx

“Information presented in the “Consumer Information” section was authored by the ADA Inc. Oral Health Education Committee. This Committee meets regularly and is responsible for reviewing and updating the “Consumer Information” section. All Oral Health Education Committee members are fully qualified and board registered dentists. In addition to this process, all information posted on the ADA inc website is reviewed and approved by the ADA Inc IT Manger/webmaster who also is a fully qualified and board registered dentist.”

Principle 2 – Purpose, Mission, Audience

The information for principle 2 can find on the following link:

Purpose : http://www.ada.org.au/disclaimer.aspx

“All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for dental or medical advice or treatment for specific dental or medical conditions. You should seek prompt professional care for any specific health issues.”

Mission : http://www.ada.org.au/about/default.aspx

”  its aim the encouragement of the health of the public and the promotion of the art and science of dentistry.”

Audience : http://www.ada.org.au/about/default.aspx

This site contains three portals for General public, Dental Professionals, and Members.
Therefore it is understood that this site is for the General public and health professionals.

Principle 4

Sources information are not needed, becuase this site information was authored
by fully qualified dentists.
For more information please see Principle 1.

Principle 5

we were not able to find any treatment information on the following link:
http://www.ada.org.au/oralhealth/FLN/flfaqs.aspx

This page contains some information about Fluoride, but not the treatments.

The complaint regarding the principle 4 – Date is justified.
Therfore we are taking care of your complaint. A member of the HONcode team has
contacted this site about this matter.

Thank you for contributing to the improvement of the quality of health
related web content. Please do not hesitate to contact us again in the
future.

Best regards,

The HONcode team.

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