1. Teledentistry and the Doctor-Patient Relationship

    The new rule approved by the board makes it explicit that a doctor can treat a patient whom he or she has never seen in person as long as the physician considers it best for the patient during the health crisis. The Massachusetts Medical board loosens rules for online medicine and physician credentialing because of coronavirus. Doctors can now offer telehealth services to new patients, and licensing of medical school grads will…

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  2. SmileDirectClub Rolls Out Free Synchronous Teledentistry App for Dentists During COVID-19

    SDC has rolled out their synchronous teledentistry app for free for dentists to use during the COVID-19 pandemic: https://smiledirectclub.com/teledentistry/app/ 82052SOD-US-Teledentistry-App-Guide-Vs-v4

  3. DentaQuest Communications Brief TELEDENTISTRY: Providing access to care during the COVID-19 crisis

    DentaQuest has released a communications brief on teledentistry that supports much of what the American Teledentistry Association has been championing for the past several years. DQP_TeledentistryCommunicationBrief_Final DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement. March 2020. Teledentistry: Providing access to care during the COVID-19 crisis. Boston, MA. DOI: 10.35565/DQP.2020.2009