Advantages of Teledentistry Technologies
Implementing telehealth practices can enhance oral health care delivery and improve access to care.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the basics, as well as the pros and cons, of oral health care delivery via telehealth technologies.
- List the advantages of adopting electronic health records.
- Describe the infrastructure needed to implement teledentistry, and the challenges associated with adoption of telehealth services.
- Discuss the potential for telehealth to improve access to care in nontraditional settings and underserved areas.
This course was issued in the November 2017 issue and expires 11/30/20. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.