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COVID-19 – Emergency Screening of Dental Patients Using Teledentistry

March 27, 2020

The following provides direction for Ontario dentists on the acceptable use of teledentistry during the current State of Emergency. It does not authorize the use of teledentistry in any other setting or circumstance.

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What is teledentistry?

Teledentistry is the provision of patient dental care at a distance, using information and communication technologies. All Standards of Practice, legal and professional obligations that apply to in-person care also apply to teledentistry.

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