Western Special Needs Dentistry respects your right to privacy. We believe it is important that you understand the purpose for which we collect details about your health, as well as how this information is used at Western Special Needs Dentistry, as well as to whom this information might be disclosed.
The policy of Western Special Needs Dentistry is to follow these procedures:
1. The information collected will be used for the purpose of providing treatment to you. Personal information such as your name, address and health insurance details will be used for the purpose of addressing accounts to you, as well as processing payments and writing to you about our services and any issues affecting your treatment.
2. We may disclose your health information to other healthcare professionals, or require it from them if, in our judgement, that is necessary in the context of your treatment. In that event, disclosure of your personal details will be minimised wherever possible.
3. We may also use parts of your health information for research purposes, in study groups or at seminars as this may provide benefit to other patients. Should that happen, your personal identity will not be disclosed without your consent to do so.
4. If any of the information we have about you is inaccurate, you may ask us to alter our records accordingly.
Please be aware that all health information is treated with the utmost confidentiality-disclosure will not be made to any person not involved in either your treatment or the admission of Western Special Needs Dentistry, without your prior written consent. If you have any queries or concerns about our handling of your health information, please do not hesitate to raise these concerns with us.