Teledentistry has been shown to be of benefit in several areas of clinical practice including, improving access to care, and improving clinical support to dentists of different specialties. In this systematic review published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association aimed to … [Read more...] about Teledentistry in the diagnosis of oral lesions: A systematic review of the literature – Science Sunday
Teledentistry from a patient perspective during the coronavirus pandemic The World Health Organization declared a pandemic associated with the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 on March 11, 2020. Due to the pandemic hundreds of thousands of dental practices shutdown and all routine, non-urgent dental … [Read more...] about Teledentistry from a patient perspective during the coronavirus pandemic – Science Sunday
A Systematic Review of the Research Evidence for the Benefits of Teledentistry Teledentistry is a subset of telehealth. It is often utilized as an educational tool as well as to deliver dental care from one geographical location to another in areas with shortages of infrastructure and … [Read more...] about A Systematic Review of the Research Evidence for the Benefits of Teledentistry – Science Sunday
Teledentistry and mHealth for Promotion and Prevention of Oral Health: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Teledentistry combines the use of telecommunications and dentistry, while mobile health (mHealth) utilizes mobile phones and other wireless technologies as a way to communicate health promotion. Teledentitry has been proposed as an effective and efficient way to reach rural communities. The current … [Read more...] about Teledentistry and mHealth for Promotion and Prevention of Oral Health: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
One of my favorite people to keep an eye on is Dr. Bryan Laskin. He’s the founder of OperaDDS, Toothapps, Upgrade Your Practice and more apps and services designed to make our lives easier. In dentistry we see a lot of change with materials and equipment but not nearly the same in the administrative … [Read more...] about Putting Patients First with Innovator Dr. Bryan Laskin
Michelle Strange is a registered dental hygienist, surgical assistant, and teledentistry specialist at Mouthwatch. In addition to her clinical and teledentistry work, she also is a co-host of the podcast “A Tale of Two Hygienists”. The podcast is centered around providing valuable … [Read more...] about Michelle Joins The Dental Brief Podcast!
A user on TikTok has a cheaper solution for flippers and chipped teeth. We bring you the pros and cons of this trend - with obviously way more cons. What noises annoy you the most? See where you rank on this scale and let us know if you have any other suggestions for this list. Finally we talk about … [Read more...] about TikTok Tooth Molds, Annoying Noises and State of the Dental Industry
The COVID-19 pandemic swept across the globe with ease, hitting every continent in no time at all. As the cases rose, government officials began implementing tactics to slow the spread of the virus. Those tactics included social distancing, staying home unless absolutely necessary, and widespread … [Read more...] about A guide to teledentistry in the time of COVID-19 – Article
How technology can help patients understand their health status and buy in to the solution – Article
With modern advances in technology, many industries are seeing a change in how they operate. Certain concepts that many could not have fathomed in years prior are now becoming realities for medical professionals everywhere. In the case of dentistry, innovation has brought a myriad of positive … [Read more...] about How technology can help patients understand their health status and buy in to the solution – Article
This week Matt Crespin is joined by Tiffany M. Foy, RDH, MPH to discuss her role within ODHA, and the rewarding work she does in school based programs! Episode Highlights National Dental Hygiene Month Complaint dropped! Tiffany’s background Practicing during the … [Read more...] about Matt Talks with Tiffany M. Foy, RDH, MPH!