1. 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.

  2. Texas State Board of Dental Examiners Adopts Teledentistry Rule to the Chagrin of Orthodontic Trade Groups

    The American Teledentistry Association is pleased to report that the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners has adopted a rule regarding teledentistry that eliminates the requirement of an in-person examination prior to providing teledentistry services. The ATDA has previously discussed in-person exams. https://www.americanteledentistry.org/teledentistry-does-not-require-an-in-person-exam-first/ The May 27th, 2020 Texas Register reported: https://www.americanteledentistry.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Texas-Register.pdf “The State Board of Dental Examiners (Board) adopts this amendment to 22 TAC §108.7(3) -(4), concerning the minimum standard of care….

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  3. ATA2022: Where is Teledentistry in the World of Telehealth?

    The American Telemedicine Association just finished their Annual Meeting in Boston, MA this week. It is remarkable what is going on in telehealth! Here are just a few of the areas in which significant thought, research, and industry focus is directed: -Expanded use cases for telehealth -Telehealth delivery software that is intuitive, customizable, and easy to use for the provider and consumer -Quantification of outcomes in patient care via telehealth The most…

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