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The use of information technology to link two or more healthcare facilities for the purpose of providing healthcare, obtaining a second opinion, seeking expert advice, or planning treatment. Information technology may include telephone, teleconference, videoconference, or the internet, without the direct personal contact with any patients involved. Teledentistry that crosses jurisdictional or national boundaries can raise complex issues of data protection, and the storage, use, processing, retrieval, access, and security of patient clinical records.

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