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Virtual Oral Health Care Hotline

Eliminating the burdens of dental emergencies on ERs

Eliminating the burdens of dental emergencies on ERs

North Carolinians now have access to virtual dental services during the COVID-19 outbreak, thanks to a new initiative at Carolina Dentistry, a part of the UNC Adams School of Dentistry. 

Carolina Dentistry is offering teledentistry services through a virtual helpline to patients and oral health care providers across the state.

This patient-centered service helps eliminate the burden of dental emergencies on emergency departments during the COVID-19 outbreak, and provides a safe way for patients to manage dental care by connecting virtually to a provider from the comfort of their home.

“The Carolina Dentistry Virtual Oral Health Care Helpline is a service we are pleased to offer to the people of our state in these uncertain times,” said Scott S. De Rossi, president of Carolina Dentistry and dean of the Adams School of Dentistry.

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