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Indonesia embraces teledentistry to improve dental service coverage

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Teledentistry consultations are expected to increase after the Ministry of Health of Indonesia and the Indonesian Dental Association ...

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World Oral Health Day 2022: Driving innovation to improve dental health

GENEVA, Switzerland: In the run-up to World Oral Health Day (WOHD), which took place on Sunday, 20 March, FDI World Dental Federation presented a webinar ...

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Remote orthodontics: BOS releases new guidance on teledentistry

LONDON, UK: The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) has recently released guidance on teledentistry and remote interactions in orthodontic care. By offering ...

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COVID-19 advances acceptance of teledentistry among patients

Dubai, UAE: A survey of residents in the UAE and Saudi Arabia has found that 88% of the respondents appreciate the advantages of teledentistry and online ...

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Dental clinic in the cloud: Toothfairy app receives £3 million funding boost

LONDON, UK: According to Western folklore, children with a wiggly primary tooth can look forward to a visit from the tooth fairy, making an otherwise ...

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Study finds teledentistry a valid substitute for in-person initial consultations

LONDON, UK: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the widespread adoption of videoconferencing tools in many industries, and dentistry is no exception. A ...

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Pandemic leads UK dentists to seek advice in record numbers

GLASGOW, UK: Changing restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic have regularly affected the scope of work that dental professionals have been allowed to ...

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Stars and social media influencers are turning clicks into clear aligner cases

NEW YORK, U.S.: Clear aligner therapy continues to grow in popularity. Before it was introduced, malocclusion in teenagers was typically treated using fixed...

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SmileDirectClub praises growing acceptance of teleorthodontics

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: Orthodontics disruptor SmileDirectClub (SDC) reported small declines in revenue and clear aligner case numbers for the fourth ...

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Henry Schein presents view on the future of dentistry

MELVILLE, N.Y., U.S.: During the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, which took place online for the first time this year, Henry Schein virtually ...

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What is the future of telehealth in dentistry?

LEIPZIG, Germany: As a result of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, the vast majority of dental practices around the world have been partially or completely shut down...

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Patents and patience: The rise of the SmileShop

NEW YORK, U.S.: A patent granted to orthodontics disrupter SmileDirectClub (SDC) in April ensures that no other company can duplicate its clear aligner ...

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Increasing dental patient volume after SARS-CoV-2 lockdown

SACRAMENTO, Calif., U.S.: Dentistry has recently topped the list of the most dangerous jobs for risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission, and although dentists are ...

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DIY dentistry during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

LONDON, UK: As a result of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, dental practices across the world have been partially or completely shut down and routine dental ...

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Investors bet on orthodontist-led digital clear aligner therapy

HONG KONG, China: Recent developments in Hong Kong have shown support for both sides of the debate surrounding clear aligner treatment. The Chinese ...

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Will COVID-19 push orthodontics further into the digital space?

LEIPZIG, Germany: Patient volumes at orthodontic practices are expected to rebound quickly when practices reopen. Digital tools have helped orthodontists to...

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Dental professionals in France deliver care through telecommunication

LEIPZIG, Germany: Since 14 March, France has been under COVID-19 Level 3 restrictions, including the halting of all non-essential services. To flatten the ...

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Invitation to CAPP Live Stream Dental Meeting in the COVID-19 Period

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is an unprecedented ongoing global health crisis, which has already led to loss of too many lives. Global businesses ...

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Teledentistry is here to stay—dental associations change gear to regulate

CHICAGO, U.S./LONDON, U.K.: A growing number of consumers are opting for remote orthodontic treatment, and it is likely that such services will continue to ...

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Interview: “We want to reinvent the way patients think of dental treatment”

Described by its creators as the UK’s first dental video calling app, Tooth Fairy was recently recognised as “App of the Year” at the 2019 Dental ...

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German clear aligner maker prepares to enter Spanish market

BERLIN, Germany: The orthodontics start-up PlusDental has announced that it will add Spain to the growing list of European countries in which it offers its ...

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Patients are ready to take teledentistry on board

MAASTRICHT, Netherlands: As a result of the digitalisation of our everyday lives, telemedicine is becoming an increasingly more interesting topic for both ...

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California bill offers protection to teledentistry patients

LOS ANGELES, U.S.: Consumers in California who receive treatment from teledentistry providers will be afforded new protection from January 2020. Crucially, ...

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Teledentistry pioneer invests in mass production of 3-D-printed clear aligners

PALO ALTO, California, U.S.: SmileDirectClub has teamed up with multinational information technology company HP to install 49 Multi Jet Fusion 3-D-printing ...

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