Shelvin Dental Center

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Rights as a Patient

  • You have the right to considerate and respectful care.
  • You have the right to expect dental team members to use appropriate infection and sterilization controls.
  • You have the right to ask about treatment alternatives and be told, in language you can understand, the advantages and disadvantages of each.
  • You have the right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental team.
  • You have the right to know in advance the type and expected cost of treatment.
  • You have the right to ask your dentist to explain all the treatment options regardless of coverage or cost.
  • You have the right to be treated in a professional and ethical manner by your dentist and dental team.
  • You have the right to schedule an appointment with the dentist of your choice.
  • You have the right receive treatment that meets the standard of care for the profession.
  • You have the right to receive reasonable emergency care.

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