Teledentistry: Using Technology to Become a Community-Engaged Dental Program
Date & Time
Friday, July 17, 2020, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Envision equality in patient care while providing a profitable, convenient outreach program in your community. Disparities within dental care continue, is directly related to poverty status, education and ethnicity. According to the latest Centers for Disease Control findings, the use of dental services has decreased to 40% among working-age adults. Only 47% of adults currently utilize dental services. New technologies and advancements in telehealth policies and dental practice acts have removed many restrictive barriers, allowing dental practitioners to help eliminate these disparities and enhance the satisfaction of their careers.