CVS Health testing telemedicine orthodontics in 100 stores

Update: This story has been updated with the number of SmileShopExpress stores and timing of availability of MinuteClinic Video Visits in Rhode Island.

CVS HEALTH is testing telemedicine orthodontics in 100 stores. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE
CVS HEALTH is testing telemedicine orthodontics in 100 stores. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE
WOONSOCKET — CVS Health Corp. is testing telemedicine orthodontics in about 100 of its stores with SmileDirectClub, a startup connecting patients with licensed dentists and orthodontists, the company announced Wednesday. The service allows remote assessment of dental impressions from an at-home kit or digital dental scans and provides "invisible" tooth aligners by mail, circumventing traditional…

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