- Collection of Personal Information We collect personal information from patients for the purpose of providing dental care services. The personal information we collect may include but is not limited to:
- Name, address, and contact information
- Date of birth
- Health information, including medical history, dental records, and x-rays
- Use and Disclosure of Personal Information We use and disclose personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected, and as required or permitted by law. We may use and disclose personal information for the following purposes:
- To provide dental care services to patients
- To communicate with patients regarding their dental care
- To process and manage payment for dental services
- To comply with legal and regulatory requirements
- To manage and improve our dental practice
We may disclose personal information to third parties, such as insurance providers or other healthcare providers, only with the patient’s consent or as required or permitted by law.
Protection of Personal Information We take reasonable steps to protect personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. We maintain physical, technical, and administrative safeguards to protect personal information.
Access and Correction of Personal Information Patients have the right to access their personal information and to request corrections if the information is inaccurate or incomplete. Patients may contact us to request access or corrections to their personal information.
Retention of Personal Information We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, and as required or permitted by law. When personal information is no longer needed, we take steps to securely dispose of it.