1. New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Signs SB200-Definition of Teledentistry into Law

    “Teledentistry” means a dentist’s, dental hygienist’s or dental therapist’s use of electronic information, imaging and communication technologies, including interactive audio, video and data communications as well as store-and-forward technologies, to provide and support dental health care delivery, diagnosis, consultation, treatment, transfer of dental data. and education.” The ATDA would like to thank Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, Senator Jerry Ortiz y Pino, Representative Candie Sweetser and the entire legislature for continuing to advocate…

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  2. Digital Health Literacy: A Social Determinant of Health


  3. Legislative Alert: Access to Care Limiting Montana HB 343 Tabled

    The Montana House Human Services Committee, upon the urging of ATDA and other stakeholders, voted to “table” (i.e. dismiss) House Bill 343 last week. This legislation would have significantly limited access to care and would have been detrimental to the practice of teledentistry in the state. The bill included: An unconstitutional residency requirement which forbid a provider from practicing in Montana – regardless of licensure – unless they lived in the state;…

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