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Coronavirus: Teledentistry and Dental Monitoring

The public should NOT panic as dentists and orthodontists have been trained to practice infection control policies to prevent cross-contamination of all infectious diseases. 

Now you don’t have to visit our office for your regular dental appointments due to coronavirus. Dr. Jacquie Smiles offers teledentistry and dental monitoring to help improve smiles without regular dentist office appointments.

Please note to all patients: Dr. Jacquie Smiles is Temporary Closing Offices In Response To COVID-19. Read Full Letter. 

Here at Dr. Jacquie Smiles, there is nothing more important to us than the safety & well-being of our patients and team. With that in mind, we wanted to give you clear guidance as to what we are doing as a practice.

Now you don’t have to visit our office for your regular dental appointments due to coronavirus. Dr. Jacquie Smiles offers her patients a more convenient treatment with the new dental monitoring app to help straighten teeth and improve smiles without regular orthodontic office appointments in NYC.

How Dental Monitoring And Teledentistry Works

  1. Patients use the app to take intraoral selfies with their smartphones.
  2. Photos are then automatically sorted, cropped, organized, and stored for review.
  3. Dr. Jacquie Smiles will monitor your progress, predict the future movement of your teeth and will advise on further treatment recommendations.

Rest assured that all staff at Dr. Jacquie Smiles are taking proactive measures to protect all of our patients and will continue to ensure the safety of anyone who visits our dental office in NYC, NJ and Monroe, NY.

Spread of Coronavirus

The spread of the coronavirus can be transmitted within the dental office setting, exposing both the patients and staff to the virus through inhalation of airborne microorganisms that can remain in the air for long periods as well as with direct contact with blood or oral fluids during and after procedures. 

Teledentistry will prove to be one of the most effective means of maintaining dental care and communicating with patients virtually through video conferencing and file sharing during the COVID-19.  

Patients who had contact with other people who have traveled to China, Italy, Iran, and other at-risk countries, should be assessed virtually through telemedicine and treated through teledentistry. 

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), WHO (World Health Organizations) and other governing bodies, Teledentistry, and dental monitoring will play an instrumental role in minimizing the transmission of the Coronavirus. 

Dr. Jacquie Smiles and her team of orthodontists are here to help you achieve your best smile with remote and long-distance dental care monitoring.  

Learn More About Dental monitoring and teledentistry

Interesting in learning more about teledentistry and remote dental monitoring to help you save time and improve your smile? Please call us 212-972-3522 or fill out our convenient contact form to receive more information.