1. Tech Spotlight: uLab Systems

    A must-see at the AAO meeting in Washington, D.C. this week! uLab is the disruptive innovation in orthodontics at the moment. They have ushered in a new generation of digital smile design via state of the art technology. When providing clear aligner therapy in their offices, dental professionals have needed to outsource design and fabrication of aligners to a limited number of companies. uLab software allows the clinician to create aligner movement…

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  2. Doctor-Directed At Home Aligner Companies Respond to AAO Consumer Alert

    The American Teledentistry Association received a Consumer Alert issued by the American Association of Orthodontists. Consumers were advised to ask 14 specific questions when considering treatment by what the AAO termed direct-to-consumer orthodontic companies. Five companies were mentioned by name in the alert. The ATDA reached out to the five companies who offer doctor-directed at home clear aligner orthodontic treatment. Four of the five companies responded to the AAO questions and their…

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  3. Advances in Pediatric Telepsychiatry

    After a year of offering psychiatry telehealth visits via one psychiatrist, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska conducted more than 600 visits on the platform. The telehealth program has cut noshow follow-up visit rates in half compared to in-person appointments, and the child psychiatrist conducting these virtual visits saved around 26 hours of windshield time per week by moving all appointments to telehealth. American_Well_Children_Omaha_case_study