Journal article

Teleconsultation/telediagnosis using teledentistry technology: a pilot feasibility study

R Marino, M Hopcraft, U Tonmukayakul, D Manton, P Marwaha, A Stranieri, R Collmann, K Clarke

International Journal on Advances in Life Sciences | IARIA | Published : 2014


This study assessed the feasibility of a teledentistry model for teleconsultation and telediagnosis in Residential Aged Care Facilities. Study feasibility was defined by the ability to develop remote treatment plans. Reliability of the remote assessments was assessed by comparing with those performed by traditional face-to-face oral examinations. An intraoral camera was operated by trained teledentistry assistants with the aim of screening residents for oral diseases and pathological conditions. The model was supported by traning and an instructional kit for the introral camera operators. The structure, content and delivery of the program, was evaluated. Residents' views about the structure,..

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