1. Smile Direct Club Provides Dental Community Tools to Maintain Patient Contact During Social Distancing

    NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmileDirectClub, the industry pioneer and first direct-to-consumer medtech platform for teeth straightening, today announced it is opening its proprietary teledentistry platform to any licensed dentist or orthodontist in the United States to help them communicate with their patients while their physical offices are closed or limited to emergency procedures. As the American Dental Association and state dental boards and associations mandate the postponement of all non-essential dentist appointments and procedures amid…

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  2. ATDA Welcomes Our Newest Corporate Partner- CompuGroup Medical

    CGM ELVI Telemedicine is a HIPAA-compliant telehealth solution that lets healthcare providers engage with patients via web, phone, or mobile app, any time, anywhere. Ask about CGM ELVI, and you could be enjoying the security of virtual consultations in as little as two days. For a limited time, healthcare providers can access CGM ELVI for free with no obligations. • Web-based access by computer, tablet, phone, or mobile app • Secure video…

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  3. Texas State Board of Dental Examiners Blocks Teledentistry

    The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners has posted on their site: Dentists in Texas are not authorized to practice teledentistry because of established legal requirements such as Rule 108.8(c)(2)(C), which requires “documentation of the findings of a tactile and visual examination of the soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity.”  Remember, teledentistry is regulated by state statute and board rule, not associational recommendations.  Please note – Texas currently does not…

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