ADA Survey Report on Teledentistry Released

A new survey report was published from the American Dental Association Clinical Evaluators Panel. The report, “Teledentistry Adoption and Applications,” found that the adoption of teledentistry grew in the past three years, in part because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the technology may be underused. Thirty percent of respondents said they use teledentistry, with 60% of users expressing satisfaction and noting increased access and quality of care, while 60% of those not using teledentistry said there wasn’t a need.

Click here to read the report.

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5 Essential Frameworks for Preventing Violent Child Death

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57% of Latino Kids Have Cavities (and More Shocking Dental Health Disparities)

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Research: In Rural Areas, Latinos Face Poverty and Other Inequities

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ADA Survey Report on Teledentistry Released

A new survey report was published from the American Dental Association Clinical Evaluators Panel. The report, “Teledentistry Adoption and Applications,” found that the adoption of teledentistry grew in the past three years, in part because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the technology may be underused. Thirty percent of respondents said they use teledentistry, with 60% of users expressing satisfaction and noting increased access and quality of care, while 60% of those not using teledentistry said there wasn’t a need.

Click here to read the report.

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57% of Latino Kids Have Cavities (and More Shocking Dental Health Disparities)

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