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CareQuest Institute to Host Webinar on Benefits of Using Teledentistry

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CareQuest Institute for Oral Health is hosting a webinar on building teledentistry programs that expand access and increase equity.

Teledentistry is growing in popularity in oral health — it can open doors to access to hard-to-reach populations, help provide critical education on prevention, and triage patients’ needs to increase efficiency.

It can be a useful tool for both providers and patients within urban and rural communities. New research from CareQuest Institute indicates that providers can use teledentistry to provide comprehensive, integrated care that improves patient access and quality at a lower cost.

In this webinar, an expert panel — including both a private practice dentist and a public health dentist — will discuss how to set up different types of teledentistry programs. They’ll explore different team structures, rules and regulations, workflows, and technology, showing how the right setup can create a better care experience for patients and providers.

The panelist will also discuss common pitfalls to avoid and common misconceptions to look beyond when creating a teledentistry program.

WHO: Caroline McLeod, RDH, MS, Value-Based Solutions Manager, CareQuest Institute for Oral Health – Marybeth Shaffer, DMD, Dental Director, Community Action Agency of Columbiana County – Nathan Suter, DDS, Chief Innovation Officer, Enable Dental

WHAT: Building a Teledentistry Program That Expands Access and Increases Equity

WHEN: Thursday, May 19, 2022 – 3-4pm.


About CareQuest Institute for Oral Health

CareQuest Institute for Oral Health is a national nonprofit championing a more equitable future where every person can reach their full potential through excellent health. We do this through our work in grantmaking, research, health improvement programs, policy and advocacy, and education as well as our leadership in dental benefits and innovation advancements.

We collaborate with thought leaders, health care providers, patients, and local, state, and federal stakeholders, to accelerate oral health care transformation and create a system designed for everyone.

To learn more, visit carequest.org and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

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