Teledentistry is a subset of telehealth that virtually facilitates dental care, allowing patients to consult with their dentists via digital communication.
Medically known as Bruxism, grinding your teeth can lead to health problems like tooth damage and loss, jaw pain, headaches, joint problems, and earaches.
Full Name: Samuel Gregory Hawkins
License Number: 4231 - Issued by the state board in Alabama
Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ)
Many providers have received payments from medical companies ranging from small amounts in the form of food at conferences to large payments for consulting or royalties. Some providers have received payments for specific drugs. These payments are not necessarily cause for concern, but we encourage you to speak with your provider if they do raise any questions or issues.
Dr. Hawkins received more money than a majority (73%) of dentists nationally. This overall payment amount is low, and is not necessarily a cause for concern. For more information, see the breakdown of payments by category.
Providers receive payments in various different categories, from travel and lodging or food and beverages at conferences to fees for promotional speaking or consulting engagements. Some providers receive payments from royalties or licenses, usually from having helped develop a product or drug.
Providers receive payments from specific medical companies, sometimes for specific drugs. If you have any questions or concerns about the specific company or drug payments your provider has received, we encourage you to speak with your provider directly.
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