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May 16, 2011
Dental video platform relaunchsite with the addition of a social network for dentists and patients.
LOS ANGELES, California--Checkdent, a dental video platform launched in 2006, has relaunched the site with the addition of a social network for dentists and patients.To read more about websites, go to websites.The newly launched social network offers a combination of features including:* a dental health forum where patients can get answers from dentists and other users on popular topics such as teeth bleaching, braces, wisdom teeth and root canal treatments;* an extensive collection of more than 200 educational dental video clips and 300 articles continuously updated and added by a team of experts;* an interactive dentist directory with profile pages linked to the Checkdent social network;* the option for verified patients to write detailed reviews and rate dentists in key areas such as chairside manner, patient information and average wait time;* an easy way for dentists to reach out to new and existing patients"We are proud to be part of an empowering health-care trend in which the Internet and specialized social networks have an important role to play," said Checkdent's CEO and founder Jaroslav Belsky, DMD. "It has been extremely gratifying to see that both dentists and patients are eager to use this new tool to mutual benefit,.Checkdent intends to revolutionize communication between patients and dentists. As patients embrace the Internet and social media as a new way to take control of their health, Checkdent helps dentists to adapt to their patients' changing needs.For years, Checkdent's jargon-busting dental videos have been helping people to make more informed decisions about oral health. Now the site has been enhanced by the addition of a social network allowing people to join their dentist's network, ask questions in the forum and post dentist reviews.To find out more, visit comment on this topic, go to