1. Pacific Legal Foundation Files Suit in Texas: Defending the right to practice teledentistry from state-sponsored protectionism

    Celeste Mohr, D.D.S., et al. v. Texas State Board of Dental Examiners et al. Dr. Celeste Mohr began practicing teledentistry as a way to pursue a livelihood while also staying at home to care for her two autistic children. She offers her remote dental consultations via TheTeleDentists, a startup teledentistry platform that offers direct-to-consumer services. As with other types of telemedicine, teledentistry uses video, phone and other technology to provide remote dental…

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  2. 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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  3. 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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