1. Forbes Magazine Article on Teledentistry

    We recently came across this insightful article by Dr. Cindy Roark in Forbes Magazine. She reiterated some important facts that the ATDA has previously discussed: -Remote smartphone scanning allows a patient to take images that provide exponentially more information than what can be seen on a standard photo image or viewed on a screen during an online dental appointment. To produce a picture of a patient’s tooth and gum health, AI…

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  2. Fact vs. Fiction: Orthodontic Treatment is Reversible

    In their continued assault on teleorthodontic treatment with clear aligners, the national orthodontic trade group has been testifying to State Dental Boards that orthodontic treatment is irreversible. The American Teledentistry Association believes that public trust is sacred and would like to present the facts on the reversible nature of orthodontic treatment.

  3. Texas State Board of Dental Examiners Adopts Teledentistry Rule to the Chagrin of Orthodontic Trade Groups

    The American Teledentistry Association is pleased to report that the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners has adopted a rule regarding teledentistry that eliminates the requirement of an in-person examination prior to providing teledentistry services. The ATDA has previously discussed in-person exams. The May 27th, 2020 Texas Register reported: “The State Board of Dental Examiners (Board) adopts this amendment to 22 TAC §108.7(3) -(4), concerning the minimum standard of care….

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