teledentistry

HB2056 Opening the Doors to Teledentistry in Texas

HB2056 Launches Big Changes in a Big State, Starting September 1, 2021. Last month Governor Greg Abbott signed into law House Bill 2056, effectively legalizing teledentistry in Texas. This important legislation combats a ban issued by the Texas State Board of Dental...

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Pediatric Teledentistry

Pediatric Teledentistry for Patients and Guardians Teledentistry has been an important contributor in driving the post-pandemic recovery of dental practices by helping them evolve quickly from urgent care to full-service care. This is especially evident in pediatric...

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Improving Efficiency with Teledentistry

Teledentistry has created innovating practice opportunities, enhancing the way we care for patients. Streamlining your practice to include teledentistry creates and efficient workflow for the benefit of both patients and dental providers

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Integrating Medical and Dental Care with Teledentistry

Have you ever thought about the opportunities teledentistry could provide when it comes to integrated care? We know teledentistry provides efficiency when it comes to the private and public sector of dentistry. It has been proven again and again, but what about integrated care? Healthcare providers recognize the correlation between oral and systemic health and the importance of integrating the two.

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Streamlining Virtual Appointment Requests

Dental providers who successfully enhance their practice with teledentistry adopt resources that make the teledentistry software work for them and their patients. Accommodating Appointment Requests Traditionally, a patient calls your office to request a dental visit,...

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California: A Leader in Teledentistry Acceptance

The adoption and Practice Acts surrounding teledentistry vary widely depending on the state you are located.  At MouthWatch we often hear “Can I use teledentistry in my state?” The short answer is that it depends on your state, your license type and in what manner you...

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Where are the Jobs in Teledentistry?

The rapid adoption of teledentistry combined with patient satisfaction and demand has created opportunity for dental professionals. Amongst the most searched dentistry jobs is “teledentistry careers”, and with good cause.

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What If….? Teledentistry and liability.

Some wonder how to use teledentistry. Some question how to bill and get paid using teledentistry. One of the most burning questions is, “Am I covered allowed and legally covered if I use teledentistry?”

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Teledentistry Trends and ADA Guidance

Every 14 seconds, a person visits the emergency department for a dental problem, equating to 2.2 million ED visits annually!  The cost of those visits surpasses $2.4 billion. Furthermore the ADA estimates that 80% of emergency dental visits could take place in a...

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