Dental Patient Bill of Rights

May 02, 2019 by Dr. Andrew Smyth  •  Original Post

  • You have a right to schedule an appointment with your dentist in a timely manner.

  • You have a right to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment.

  • You have a right to know in advance the type and expected cost of treatment.

  • You have a right to expect dental team members to use appropriate infection and sterilization controls.

  • You have a right to ask about treatment alternatives and be told, in language you can understand, the advantages and disadvantages of each.

  • You have a right to ask your dentist to explain all the treatment options regardless of coverage or cost.

  • You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental team.

  • You have a right to know the professional rules, laws and ethics that apply to your dentist and the dental team.

  • You have a right to choose your own dentist.

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