Selection of Teledentistry Platforms and Utilization in Alternative Care Settings

Texas Oral Health Coalition

Dr. McAllister Castelaz, DMD, FAGD

McAllister CastelazMcAllister Castelaz, DMD, FAGD is a dental public health resident with experience providing care in federally qualified health centers. Previously she worked as a lead dentist at a community health center in Wisconsin and dental director of a community health center in Virginia. She has developed resources for the safety net dental community to implement teledentistry. She is an active advocate for alternative care models, including teledentistry and mobile dentistry. Dr. Castelaz currently serves as the president of the American Mobile and Teledentistry Alliance.

Presenter Contact Information:
McAllister Castelaz, DMD, FAGD
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Course Description

In this course, we will examine available teledentistry platforms and discuss considerations in the selection of platforms for your clinical practice. Often the setting the dentist and care team is seeking to utilize teledentistry will influence platform selection. We will review the utilization of teledentistry in alternative care settings such as nursing homes, schools, hospitals, or public health clinics among others.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify available teledentistry platforms
  2. Review standards for care when providing care via teledentistry
  3. Discuss the utilization of teledentistry in alternative care settings

Credit hours: 1.0 CEU 

Teaching Method: Live webinar lecture

Edification is complimentary to all attendees and continuing dental education is free to TxOHC members. All other attendees will be charged $10.00 to receive continuing dental education for this course.

AGD Subject Code: 130

Date of Original Presentation: October 14, 2022

Date Released: November 2, 2022

Date of Expiration: October 14, 2024


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Teledentistry in Texas Guide

Teledentistry Platform List (Google Sheet)

Selection of Teledentistry Platforms and Utilization in Alternative Care Settings Slides (PDF)

Find more resources on teledentistry and other emerging technology on the Emerging Technology and Applications Resource page here.

Texas Oral Health Coalition
Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 
7/1/2021 to 6/30/2024.
Provider ID# 346144

Technical Specifications

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  • Webinar registration is required, you will need to complete registration and use the link to join the webinar. Registrants will receive their own link via email and from that link will be able to join the meeting by Zoom desktop client or browser,   or download the Zoom desktop client or mobile app.
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Please note TxOHC’s cancellation and refund policy. Notification of cancellation must be submitted in writing 48 hours before the date of the live webinar, and a $5.00 administration fee plus online transaction fees. All refunds will be mailed after the webinar.
Cancellations received after the 48 hours will not be refunded. All registered attendees will have access to the recording once it becomes available. If you registered, but did not attend the live webinar you may not be eligible to receive CDE.

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