Teledentistry can reduce the costs and barriers to accessing oral health care, improve oral health outcomes and lead to the establishment of dental access for underserved children and seniors according to research published in the December 2018 issue of health care journal Health Affairs. The research was based on the institute’s experience with Teledentistry for more than a decade.
Due to the recent announcement from the World Health Organization declaring the COVID-19 virus a global pandemic, we wanted to gather some information to help our customers through these turbulent times. As health professionals, dentists have a great responsibility to their patients to follow reasonable precautions and do their part to help stop the spread of the virus. Many dental regulatory bodies have enforced strict regulations that prohibit all non-emergency surgeries. In the event that your dental office is still operating normally, here are some tips to help protect your staff and patients in this uncertain time.