MouthWatch launches Teledentistry Innovation Awards

The awards will recognize innovators and pioneers of connected and collaborative dental care.

MouthWatch, LLC, a leader in innovative teledentistry solutions, digital case presentation tools and intraoral imaging devices, is launching the Teledentistry Innovation Awards. The purpose of the “Tellie” Awards is twofold:

  • To highlight the many ways that teledentistry is being implemented across a broad spectrum of dental care, including public health and private practice settings.

  • To recognize individual, forward-thinking dental providers who are realizing the full potential for connected dental care technology and reshaping the practice of dentistry and the state of oral health globally.

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According to MouthWatch CEO and founder Brant Herman, “Teledentistry is rapidly expanding in virtually every dental environment: rural settings. urban areas, private practices and public health programs. It is being utilized by dentists, hygienists, specialists and medical care providers. Our goal is to shine a light on those teledentistry innovators and pioneers who are leading the way and proving by example that teledentistry technology can enhance dentistry, reach more patients, and improve oral health and overall health.”

The Teledentistry Innovation Awards will be presented to winners in three main categories:

  • Dentists/specialists

  • Dental hygienists

  • Oral health programs

Nominations are currently being accepted online at and self-nominations are welcome. Winners of the hygiene category will be announced on Aug. 2, 2018, at the RDH Under One Roof Meeting and the dentist/specialist and oral health program categories will be announced during the upcoming Greater New York Dental Meeting.