The use of radiology modalities in dentistry can be viewed from both a clinical and legal perspective. As a dentist, it's important to continually update your knowledge of radiology modalities, guidelines, standard of care and malpractice.
This year, dentists have navigated many unforeseen challenges and transitions, showing how vital it is for dental practices to discuss their emergency preparedness plans and make improvements where necessary. We take you through some of the steps you should follow to make sure you and your practice are ready for anything.
A recent American Dental Association (ADA) teledentistry policy update addresses the virtual service at a crucial moment during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ADA asserts that care via teledentistry can be an effective way of expanding dental reach and should be consistent with in-person care.
Nearly all dental practices have resumed service, taking extra precautions due to the continued threat of COVID-19 and the emerging flu season. As patients returned, dentists saw the toll the pandemic was taking on teeth through an increase in stress-related oral health conditions.