As part of our job to provide safe and appropriate orthodontic treatment, we collect personal information on all patients. This information includes contact information, medical history, past treatment and billing information. The billing information such as credit card and insurance coverage information are used to facilitate payment for treatment rendered.
Use of your personal information collected is limited to providing patient care and receiving payment for these services. Personal information may be communicated to your general dentist and family physician if indicated but otherwise you will be notified if your personal information is to be used for any other purpose.
To ensure the accuracy of the personal information collected, we encourage you to ensure that your records are accurate and up-to-date. Please notify staff on your next visit or contact the office immediately if there is a change.
In order to maintain your confidentiality, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information under our control will be protected from unauthorized use and disclosure. In the normal course of business, your information may be viewed by computer and accounting personnel.
If you have any questions regarding your personal information use, please feel free to ask us.