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Prize-winning Venture Promotes Teledentistry

More than 49 million Americans live in areas where they have little or no access to dental care, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Enter a new concept: Virtudent. The brainchild of Hitesh Tolani, DG13, it’s a company that hopes to use virtual dental visits to serve those in the so-called dental deserts.