1. Teledentistry Wins in Utah

    Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s  signed Utah Senate Bill 0135 on March 31st, 2020, an amendment to the state’s dental practice act that defines and protects the practice of teledentistry. The American Teledentistry Association applauds all of the advocacy groups and legislators that brought this bill to fruition.

  2. Teledentistry and the Doctor-Patient Relationship

    The new rule approved by the board makes it explicit that a doctor can treat a patient whom he or she has never seen in person as long as the physician considers it best for the patient during the health crisis. The Massachusetts Medical board loosens rules for online medicine and physician credentialing because of coronavirus. Doctors can now offer telehealth services to new patients, and licensing of medical school grads will…

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  3. SmileDirectClub Rolls Out Free Synchronous Teledentistry App for Dentists During COVID-19

    SDC has rolled out their synchronous teledentistry app for free for dentists to use during the COVID-19 pandemic: https://smiledirectclub.com/teledentistry/app/ 82052SOD-US-Teledentistry-App-Guide-Vs-v4