1. ATDA’s Statement on Governor Grisham’s Anti-Competitive Veto of SB241

    Today the American Teledentistry Association expressed disappointment in New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s decision to veto near unanimously-approved state legislation that supports extending access to affordable, quality oral care through teledentistry. “Low income and rural New Mexicans seeking access to oral health care are hurting today,” said Dr. Marc Ackerman, DMD, MBA, Executive Director of the American Teledentistry Association. “According to data for the Centers for Disease Control, New Mexico has…

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  2. Smile Direct Club Prevails in Right to Bring Anti-Competitive Claims in Alabama

    Nashville, TENN, April 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — “SmileDirectClub is very pleased that the Alabama Court upheld our ability to move forward against individual dental board members, in their official capacity, for potential violations of federal anti-trust laws and the Constitution of the United States. We feel this is an important victory in our mission to ensure we are not precluded from bringing access to care to millions of Americans. We are…

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  3. Emailing the Doctor Saves Time

    The New York Times recently published an interesting article about email telemedicine and how it saves time. https://www.americanteledentistry.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/When-Email-Comes-to-the-Doctor’s-Office-Wait-Times-Decrease-The-New-York-Times.pdf