Tag: teledentistry

Teledentistry in Senior Living Homes

The world’s older population continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. Today, 8.5 percent of people worldwide (617 million) are aged 65 and over. With the joys of aging come the development chronic conditions that need to be monitored, including oral health. It doesn’t take in-depth research to realize that dental…

How Can Technology Improve Dentistry?

Technology seems to be able to improve every aspect of medicinal care, increase the quality of life of patients and improve their chances of survival in severe cases. It can help doctors perform surgeries better and medicinal dosages can be calculated more accurately, but what can technology do to improve…

Teledentistry for Vulnerable Populations – Onur Nacakgedigi, DDS (UC Davis)

About Speaker Dr. Onur Nacakgedigi is an assistant clinical professor of public health science at the University of California Davis (UCD) and holding a DDS degree from Turkey with extensive experience running oral healthcare projects worldwide. Currently, he is the principal investigator of Qushtapa refugee camp oral health project in…

What is Teledentistry—And How Does it Fit into Telehealth?

Telehealth is the buzz-word describing this new era of professional healthcare delivery.  With this shift toward telehealth and virtual care, as well as studies pointing to the importance of including oral health into primary care, the conversation has increasingly included teledentistry and virtual dental care. Like telemedicine, teledentistry is a…

Teledentistry & Oral Health – Maria Kunstadter, DDS (The TeleDentists)

About Speaker In 2013, Dr. Kunstadter was appointed the Dental Director of The PAINS Alliance of Kansas City, an organization developed to address chronic pain in the wake of the opioid crisis. She is the co-founder of The TeleDentists, the first Teledental platform to provide dental consultation services to the…