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presented by: MOUTHWATCH
Teledentistry is a modern and versatile way for dentists to: 1) connect with care providers 2) enhance dental experiences for patients any time, anywhere
In 2020, much of the world incorporated virtual models of operation. Dentistry also embraced change and adapted to provide more than emergency-only level care.
Already offering teledentistry, this did not go unnoticed by dental schools across the US. In fact, according to a policy research report from the ADEA, the use of teledentistry by dental schools and programs preceded the pandemic and its application grew once the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Teledentistry has several applications in dental education. Here are a few notable ones:
Through teledentistry, dental professionals can use electronic communication and advanced technology to facilitate and provide dental care and expertise.
1. Consultations 2. Care coordination 3. Treatment plan presentation 4. Treatment 5. Efficient follow-up 6. Home care 7. Patient education 8. and patient monitoring from a distance in convenient and connected settings.