1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Dominion National Offers New Teledentistry Solution 

     Arlington, Va. – Dominion National, a leading dental and vision insurer and administrator, announced it has partnered with DigiBite to offer virtual dental consultations through a teledentistry app.  “We are thrilled to be offering an innovative teledentistry solution that will help increase access to dental care and advice for our members,” said Dominion President Mike Davis. “We believe DigiBite will help our customers improve their oral health and get more people to…

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