1. Consumer Alert: Pending CA Legislation Requires Unnecessary Dental X-Rays

    California Assemblymember Evan Low has introduced Assembly Bill 1519 (Amended) requiring orthodontists to expose unnecessary dental x-rays. In spite of the recommendations in the American Association of Orthodontist’s Clinical Practice Guidelines (Page 6, Paragraph 2) and the British Orthodontic Society’s Guidelines for the Use of Radiographs in Clinical Orthodontics (P. 27) regarding limited orthodontic treatment or limited tooth movement, Assemblymember Low’s bill will deem any type of orthodontic treatment that does not…

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  2. Florida Governor DeSantis Signs Historic Telehealth Law

    The American Teledentistry Association is pleased to report that HB23 was signed into law by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. This is a model piece of legislation that we supported and it will surely increase access to healthcare in Florida. Nearly the entire telehealth community including the American Telemedicine Association also supported this bill. The ATDA was gobsmacked when it found out that the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) was lobbying against the…

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  3. Medical Care in Your Living Room

    With Tyto, a healthcare provider can examine your heart, lungs, throat, ears, skin, abdomen, heart rate, and body temperature, and diagnose and treat many of the most common medical conditions, such as: Ear infections Cold and flu Fever Headaches Eye irritation Congestion Sinus pain Allergies Sore throat Coughs and upper respiratory issues Bug bites and rashes Constipation and stomach aches Tyto can also be used by your healthcare provider to monitor chronic…

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