Patient Responsibilities

  • Patient ResponsibilityProvide Accurate Information: To report changes in health status and to give accurate and complete dental and medical information. For example, it is important to inform your provider PRIOR to x-rays or treatment, if your pregnant or think you may be pregnant, or if you had ANY significant changes in your medical status since your last visit.
  • Show Respect: To be respectful of EmblemHealth Family Dental Practice office personnel and other patients as well as office property.
  • Keep Appointments: To attend scheduled appointments promptly, or call to make necessary changes in appointments as early as possible.
  • Pay Bills: To promptly pay all charges for treatment received.
  • Follow Recommendations: To help maintain personal dental health by following the practitioner's oral hygiene recommendations.
  • Make arrangements for the care of small children or dependent adults during dental appointments.