Technology that supports the Virtual Dental Home includes a laptop computer and portable imaging equipment. The electronic health record is cloud-based and can be accessed from multiple locations using an internet connection.
Portable equipment is used for diagnostic, preventive and therapeutic procedures. Each set-up varies based on the population's particular needs. Most systems include a dental supply cart with a variety of portable equipment including a portable dental unit, a portable autoclave and a collapsible dental chair. This system allows for maximum portability and flexibility, and can be set up and taken down in a short period of time.