1. AAO Threatens Legal Action Against ATDA Because Orthodontic Treatment is Reversible

    The American Teledentistry Association recently received an attorney’s letter from the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) asking for us to retract our recent publication, “The Truth Behind Orthodontic Relapse”. We published this article to inform public stakeholders that the testimony of Trey Lawrence, General Counsel of the AAO in front of the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners was spurious. As demonstrated in the video of Mr. Lawrence’s testimony (provided below), he…

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  2. Forbes Magazine Article on Teledentistry

    We recently came across this insightful article by Dr. Cindy Roark in Forbes Magazine. https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesbusinesscouncil/2022/06/28/the-technical-revolution-in-dental-care/?sh=369b2ce13f51 She reiterated some important facts that the ATDA has previously discussed: -Remote smartphone scanning allows a patient to take images that provide exponentially more information than what can be seen on a standard photo image or viewed on a screen during an online dental appointment. To produce a picture of a patient’s tooth and gum health, AI…

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  3. Fact vs. Fiction: Orthodontic Treatment is Reversible

    In their continued assault on teleorthodontic treatment with clear aligners, the national orthodontic trade group has been testifying to State Dental Boards that orthodontic treatment is irreversible. The American Teledentistry Association believes that public trust is sacred and would like to present the facts on the reversible nature of orthodontic treatment.