1. DentaQuest Communications Brief TELEDENTISTRY: Providing access to care during the COVID-19 crisis

    DentaQuest has released a communications brief on teledentistry that supports much of what the American Teledentistry Association has been championing for the past several years. DQP_TeledentistryCommunicationBrief_Final DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement. March 2020. Teledentistry: Providing access to care during the COVID-19 crisis. Boston, MA. DOI: 10.35565/DQP.2020.2009

  2. Harvard Business Review Weighs in on Healthcare after COVID-19 and Highlights Telehealth

    Harvard Business Review has just published the following article. Here is a noteworthy quote: “John Brownstein, chief innovation officer of Boston Children’s Hospital, noted that his institution was doing more telemedicine visits during any given day in late March that it had during the entire previous year.” Echoing the article, the ATDA would say: “Dentistry is Dentistry, no matter how and where it’s practiced”. What Will U.S. Health Care Look Like After…

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  3. Smile Direct Club Provides Dental Community Tools to Maintain Patient Contact During Social Distancing

    NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmileDirectClub, the industry pioneer and first direct-to-consumer medtech platform for teeth straightening, today announced it is opening its proprietary teledentistry platform to any licensed dentist or orthodontist in the United States to help them communicate with their patients while their physical offices are closed or limited to emergency procedures. As the American Dental Association and state dental boards and associations mandate the postponement of all non-essential dentist appointments and procedures amid…

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