Personal information for our purpose is: information necessary for the provision of professional dental care services provided to you, and information necessary to administer this dental practice. Your personal information is also needed to confirm your dental coverage information with your insurance carrier.
Personal information includes all information provided on our patient information and health & medical questionnaire forms collected at your first and subsequent visits.
Personal information may also include any information provided to us during the noral course of communication between patient, and any of our staff.
Your personal information shall be disclosed to those on a need to know?basis. Those on need to know?include other dentists and health care providers. (e.g. dental specialists, personal physicians). Furthermore, the personal information disclosed to dental benefit providers is limited to personal information required by that provider.
You may at any time designate any restrictions, as to whom we may disclose your personal information or restrict the content of disclosure.
Information Retention & Destruction
Personal information will be retained for the period necessary to continue providing dental services to you, and for its related administration. We will destroy all information in a secure manner, when it is no longer required for the provision of dental health services, or not required to be retained for compliance with provincial or federal regulations or statues.
Your Access to Your Records
We are committed to providing you with open access to your personal information held by us. You may at any time ask us to see your records and to request amendments to that information.
We provide access to you within a reasonable timeframe recognizing your desire for that information and our need to carry on our practice with limited interruption. Should you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please bring them to the attention of the privacy officer. Should you wish to make a formal complaint regarding our privacy practices, please do so in writing to our privacy officer, Jason Kwon - Office Manager. We will be pleased to assist you.