1. Access to Care: Dentistry’s Social Contract is Not at Risk, It’s Broken

    Every so often, we come across a thought provoking article that was fortunate enough to make it into a mainstream peer-reviewed journal.  That is the case with the Ethics essay by Moeller and Quinonez in the May 2020 issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association (Dentistry’s social contract is at risk. Moeller, Jamie et al. The Journal of the American Dental Association, Volume 151, Issue 5, 334 – 339.) In…

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  2. The Proof is in the Pudding: Nearly half of physicians seeing patients through telemedicine

    Forty-eight percent of physicians are using telemedicine technology to continue treating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent Merritt Hawkins report.    

  3. Calling on Massachusetts Dentists to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 with Teledentistry

    The American Teledentistry Association applauds Governor Baker for showing support for the benefits of telemedicine as patients and healthcare providers grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. As a dentist who sees hundreds of patients per year, this makes perfect sense. Several years ago, I founded the American Teledentistry Association, a non-profit organization whose mission is to increase access to dental care through advocacy for and the implementation of innovative teledentistry guidelines and solutions….

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