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Teledentistry During COVID-19: A promising practice

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Operations, Promising Practice

Resource Subtopic: COVID-19, Oral Health (Dental Care), Emergency Management, Telehealth, Patient Engagement, Programs and Services.

Keywords: Access to Care, Appointments, Care Coordination, Health Systems, Implementation Tools, Outreach, Policies and Procedures, Prevention, Retention in Care.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.) Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff PCAs
Secondary Audience: Board of Directors

Language: English

Developed by: NNOHA (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This promising practice features Petaluma Health Center in CA. The health center implemented a teledentistry program during the COVID-19 pandemic. This promising practice shares their experience in ensuring continuity of oral health care through teledentistry.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.