1. There’s No Such Thing as a Routine Dental X-Ray Part II: Dental X-Ray Related Cancers Correlation with Overprescribing

    In July 2020, we posted a blog explaining that there is no such thing as a “routine” dental x-ray. As it turns out, one recent study concluded that many dental providers are, in fact,overprescribing x-rays. What’s worse, an alarming percentage of X-ray examinations are generated by non-clinically related motives. Given the ongoing discussions about safety and efficacy of teleorthodontics and whether there is a need for the review of the use of radiographs in providing orthodontic care, the journal Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology…

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  2. American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry TelehealthWebinar 2/1

    Tuesday, February 2nd @ 8pm EST Telehealth for the Patient With Intellectual Disability Panelists: Maulik Trivedi, MD, Seth Keller, MD, Matt Holder, MD, MBA, Marc Ackerman, DMD, MBA, Ben Margolis, MD, Vincent Siasoco, MD, MBA, Allen Wong, DDS, EDD Moderator: Michael Tarr, MD Join us for “Telehealth for the Patient with Intellectual Disability”. Telehealth visits have become increasingly important and necessary during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The utility and value of these…

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  3. Teledentistry and the COVID-19 Winter Surge

    Many dentists have reported that patients are unwilling to come into their offices for routine dental visits during the current COVID-19 surge. Now is a good time to develop a teledentistry plan including office workflows if you haven’t done so already. The ATDA has information on how to do this and serves as a resource to advise dental offices on advances in teledentistry. See the article below that describes some of the…

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