1. How Teleorthodontics Differs from DIY Orthodontics

    The mission of the American Teledentistry Association is to educate dental professionals, public policy makers and patients about the scope of teledentistry and to develop best practices in this growing area of healthcare delivery. We have found that there is a tremendous amount of misinformation on the web regarding teledentistry. It is unfortunate that most of it has come from dental professionals and protectionist trade groups who believe that teledental practice diminishes…

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  2. introducing atda mission

    Introducing the ATDA

    We’re the American Teledenistry Assocation. Our mission is to increase access to dental care through advocacy for and the implementation of innovative teledentistry guidelines and solutions. We listen to patients. We give them a voice and speak up for them when it really matters. Everything we do is with our patients’ interests in mind. We support dental health providers. We employ innovative technologies that increase access to patients who might otherwise not…

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  3. atda advisory board members

    Meet the Advisory Board

    Marc Ackerman, DMD, MBA, FACD As Director of the ATDA, Dr. Ackerman has an extensive background in dentistry and orthodontics. He is the Director of Orthodontics at Boston Children’s Hospital and an assistant professor of developmental biology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in dentistry, orthodontics, and professional ethics. Dr. Ackerman’s monograph, Enhancement Orthodontics: Theory and Practice, was released in 2007 by Blackwell-Wiley. He is a…

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