1. Does Direct-to-Consumer Accurately Describe Teleorthodontic Treatment with Clear Aligners?

    ·       “DTC” is being misapplied to companies that the establishment doesn’t like.·       If a company provides a platform that is compliant with laws and regulations, then there should be no interference with it competing in the market.·       The important discussion should focus on individual doctors’ adherence to the standard of care, which is overshadowed when “DTC” is misapplied. It’s an important question, because it informs much of the advertising, not to mention the legal consequences,…

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  2. Governor Reynolds Signs House File 685 Bolstering Access to Teleorthodontic Care for All Iowans

    The American Teledentistry Association applauds the Iowa legislature and Governor Reynolds for the passage and signing of House File 685 – a bill relating to the requirements for dentists and orthodontists using telehealth to deliver remote orthodontia services to Iowa residents. This legislation accomplishes the dual goals of ensuring that Iowans continue to have access to needed remote orthodontic treatment while simultaneously ensuring that pertinent patient protections are in place that uphold the standard of care.  Specifically,…

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  3. ATDA Welcomes New Advisory Board Member- Kim Chin

    Kim Chin is the Founder and CEO of McChin Health Solutions where he advises health service, product and research clients across the U.S., Asia Pacific and Europe.  Kim has extensive experience leading client teams in national and international strategies in market positioning and growth, including strategic partnerships and acquisitions.  In addition to consulting for providers, Kim provides healthcare sector contextual intelligence, market insight and due diligence to private equity, venture capital and…

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