Dental Office Personal Information Consent Form

We are committed to protecting the privacy of our patients' personal information and to utilizing all personal information in a responsible and professional manner. This document summarizes some of the personal information that we collect, use, and disclose. In addition to the circumstances described in this form, we also collect, use, and disclose personal information when permitted or required by law.

We collect information from our patients such as names, home addresses, work addresses, home telephone numbers, work telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. (Collectively referred to as ‘Contact Information’) Contact Information is collected and used for the following purposes:

Contact information is disclosed to third party health benefit providers and insurance companies where the patient has submitted a claim for reimbursement or payment of all or part of the cost of dental treatment or has asked us to submit a claim on the patients behalf.

Financial information may be collected in order to make arrangements for the payment of dental services.

We collect information from our patients about their health history, their family health history, physical condition, and dental treatments. (Collectively referred to as ‘Medical Information’) Patients’ Medical Information is collected and used for the purpose for diagnosing dental conditions and providing dental treatment.

Patients’ Medical Information is disclosed:

If we are ever considering selling all or part of our dental practice, qualified potential purchasers may be granted access as part of the due diligence process to patient information in order to verify information important to the potential sale. If this occurs, we will take steps to ensure that the potential purchaser safeguards all personal information.

Dentists are regulated by the Alberta Dental Association and College which may inspect our records and interview our staff as part of it’s regulatory activities in the public interest.

I consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of my personal information as set out above.