How our office collects, uses and discloses patient’s personal information.

This office will collect, use and disclose information about you for the following purposes:

To deliver safe and efficient patient careTo identify and to ensure continuous high quality serviceTo assess your health needsTo provide health careTo advise you of treatment optionsTo enable us to contact youTo establish and maintain communication with youTo offer and provide treatment, care and services in relationship to the oral and maxillofacial complex and dental care generallyTo communicate with other treating health care providers, including specialist and general dentists who are the referring dentists and/or peripheral dentistsTo allow us to maintain communication and contact with you to distribute health care information and to book and confirm appointmentsTo allow us to efficiently follow-up for treatment, care and billingFor teaching and demonstrating purposes on an anonymous basisTo complete and submit dental claims for third party adjudication and paymentTo comply with legal and regulatory requirements, including the delivery of patients’ charts and records to the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario in a timely fashion, when required, according to the provisions of the Regulated Health Professions ActTo comply with agreements/undertakings entered into voluntarily by the member with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, including the delivery and/or review of patients’ charts and records to the College in a timely fashion for regulatory and monitoring purposesTo permit potential purchasers, practice brokers or advisors to evaluate the dental practiceTo allow potential purchasers, practice brokers or advisors to conduct an audit in preparation for a practice saleTo deliver your charts and records to the dentist’s insurance carrier to enable the insurance company to assess liability and quantify damages, if anyTo prepare materials for the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (HPARB)To invoice for goods and servicesTo process credit card paymentsTo collect unpaid accountsTo assist this office to comply with all regulatory requirementsTo comply generally with the law

Thank you for your support and understanding in helping our office to comply.