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Reducing Patient (and Provider) Anxiety with Teledentistry

For many individuals a trip to the dentist means battling fear and requires mustering all the strength and courage they have to walk through the office doors. The “white coat syndrome” can elicit fear and anxiety, even leading to medical emergencies within the practice.

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When the Patient Sees What You See, They Can Understand What You Do

If there is a way to let the dentistry sell itself after you lay out the simple facts would you do it? Advances and affordability of technology has allowed us to do just that. One of the simplest ways is to ensure there are intraoral cameras in every operatory, the ease of use to capture an image and allow the patient to see what you see and aids the patient in understanding the needs.

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Current MouthWatch Webinars

Over the past few months MouthWatch has hosted multiple webinars to help guide dental professionals through practicing dentistry during the COVID-19 pandemic and now into navigating the "new normal" of dentistry. Below you will find all of the webinars currently...

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ADA Guidance to Payers and Providers on PPE Reimbursement

With the American Dental Association (ADA) in accordance with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on the increased use of personal protective equipment (PPE), many dental practices are left wondering how they will pay for the increased use and associated cost. The...

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Teledentistry by State: Quick Facts Interactive Map

A New Resource from MouthWatch MouthWatch has compiled quick facts on teledentistry across all 50 states (and DC). These are from a variety of state board and state regulation sources. You should look at your state board resources on teledentistry and understand...

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ADA Guidance on Re-Opening Dental Practices

As states and dental practices begin to prepare for reopening after ADA guidance to postpone non-urgent dental procedures through April 30, the ADA has offered additional guidance on proper personal protective equipment (PPE). "In states that are considering...

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Store and forward as a DVR for Dentistry

“In a nutshell, asynchronous teledentistry involves collecting a patient’s clinical information and uploading it to the cloud, where it can be accessed and reviewed by dental professionals in other locations at any time. This is also known as store and forward.”“With...

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Teledentistry and Mobile Dentistry: A Perfect Match

Teledentistry is to mobile dentistry what peanut butter is to jelly – you don’t really want to have one without the other… Yes, they can stand alone, but together the two components harmoniously work together to make something that’s good, even better. Here’s what we...

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