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teledentistry

2020: A Year of Change and Opportunity

2020 has brought us many things, some challenging and some disguised as a silver lining. It has taught us how to adjust and adapt beginning that fateful March day when dental offices coast to coast were shut down.

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Be Prepared, Stay Open

How prepared are you this time? When COVID-19 took over the world and the US halted dental care for a period of time dental practices were left to scramble to find a way to interact and provide care to patients. Teledentistry became the normal and offices were left trying to figure out how to maneuver the new climate of care.

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Special Needs Dentistry: Teach How They Learn

Treating special needs patients can be challenging and rewarding — all in the same breath!  Many are faced with difficulties ranging from physical to intellectual and many times a combination of both.  Take Autism for example: it is an intellectual...

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2020 Side Effect: Bruxism and Broken Teeth

The stress that 2020 has brought to the world has led to a variety of stress caused ailments, including recent news reports of dentists reporting a higher incidence of fractured teeth versus pre-COVID. One common manifestation of stress is bruxism, which can lead to...

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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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FEMA and PPE Guidelines

PPE shortages continue to cause concern among the medical and dental communities. FEMA recently released updated practice guidelines with recommendations to "Reduce, Reuse and Repurpose" PPE and suggestions on how to implement standards. Dental offices nationwide...

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In-Office Teledentistry Workflow

Teledentistry became an essential tool for many practices during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. While offices were closed, providers were still able to offer care to their patients virtually. As offices begin to re-open, teledentistry can continue to help...

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Recent Posts

2020: A Year of Change and Opportunity

2020 has brought us many things, some challenging and some disguised as a silver lining. It has taught us how to adjust and adapt beginning that fateful March day when dental offices coast to coast were shut down.

read more

Be Prepared, Stay Open

How prepared are you this time? When COVID-19 took over the world and the US halted dental care for a period of time dental practices were left to scramble to find a way to interact and provide care to patients. Teledentistry became the normal and offices were left trying to figure out how to maneuver the new climate of care.

read more