Gentle Dental of Warren
29753 Hoover Road, Suite B, Warren, MI 48093

Privacy Policy

NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) requires all health care records and other individually identifiable health information (protected health information) used or disclosed to us in any form, whether electronically, on paper, or orally, be kept confidential. This federal law gives you, the patient, significant new rights to understand and control how your health information is used. HIPAA provides penalties for covered entities that misuse personal health information. As required by HIPAA, we have prepared this explanation of how we are required to maintain the privacy of your health information and how we may use and disclose your health information.

Without specific written authorization, we are permitted to use and disclose your health care records for the purposes of treatment, payment and health care operations.

  • Treatment means providing, coordinating, or managing health care and related services by one or more health care providers. Examples of treatment would include crowns, fillings, teeth cleaning services, etc.
  • Payment means such activities as obtaining reimbursement for services, confirming coverage, billing or collection activities, and utilization review. An example of this would be billing your dental plan for your dental services.
  • Health Care Operations include the business aspects of running our practice, such as conducting quality assessment and improvement activities, auditing functions, cost-management analysis, and customer service. An example would include a periodic assessment of our documentation protocols, etc.

In addition, your confidential information may be used to remind you of an appointment (by phone or mail) or provide you with information about treatment options or other health-related services including release of information to friends and family members that are directly involved in your care or who assist in taking care of you. We will use and disclose your protected when we are required to do so by federal, state or local law. We may disclose your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION to public health authorities that are authorized by law to collect information, to a health oversight agency for activities authorized by law included but not limited to: response to a court or administrative order, if you are involved in a lawsuit or similar proceeding, response to a discovery request, subpoena, or other lawful process by another party involved in the dispute, but only if we have made an effort to inform you of the request or to obtain an order protecting the information the party has requested. We will release your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION if requested by a law enforcement official for any circumstance required by law. We may release your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION to a medical examiner or coroner to identify a deceased individual or to identify the cause of death. If necessary, we also may release information in order for funeral directors to perform their jobs. We may release PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION to organizations that handle organ, eye or tissue procurement or transplantation, including organ donation banks, as necessary to facilitate organ or tissue donation and transplantation if you are an organ donor. We may use and disclose your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION when necessary to reduce or prevent a serious threat to your health and safety or the health and safety of another individual or the public. Under these circumstances, we will only make disclosures to a person or organization able to help prevent the threat. We may disclose your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION if you are a member of U.S. or foreign military forces (including veterans) and if required by the appropriate authorities. We may disclose your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION to federal officials for intelligence and national security activities authorized by law. We may disclose PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION to federal officials in order to protect the President, other officials or foreign heads of state, or to conduct investigations. We may disclose your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION to correctional institutions or law enforcement HIPAA/@Notice of Privacy Practices.doc officials if you are an inmate or under the custody of a law enforcement official. Disclosure for these purposes would be necessary: (a) for the institution to provide health care services to you, (b) for the safety and security of the institution, and/or (c) to protect your health and safety or the health and safety of other individuals or the public. We may release your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION for workers’ compensation and similar programs.

Any other uses and disclosures will be made only with your written authorization. You may revoke such authorization in writing and we are required to honor and abide by that written request, except to the extent that we have already taken actions relying on your authorization.

You have certain rights in regards to your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION, which you can exercise by presenting a written request to our Privacy Officer at the practice address listed below:

  • The right to request restrictions on certain uses and disclosures of PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION, including those related to disclosures to family members, other relatives, close personal friends, or any other person identified by you. We are, however, not required to agree to a requested restriction. If we do agree to a restriction, we must abide by it unless you agree in writing to remove it.
  • The right to request to receive confidential communications of PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION from us by alternative means or at alternative locations.
  • The right to access, inspect and copy your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION.
  • The right to request an amendment to your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION.
  • The right to receive an accounting of disclosures of PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION outside of treatment, payment and health care operations.
  • The right to obtain a paper copy of this notice from us upon request.

We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION and to provide you with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION.

We are required to abide by the terms of the Notice of Privacy Practices currently in effect. We reserve the right to change the terms of our Notice of Privacy Practices and to make the new notice provisions effective for all PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION that we maintain. Revisions to our Notice of Privacy Practices will be posted on the effective date and you may request a written copy of the Revised Notice from this office.

You have the right to file a formal, written complaint with us at the address below, or with the Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, in the event you feel your privacy rights have been violated. We will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint.

For more information about our Privacy Practices, please contact:
Dental Care Alliance
6240 Lake Osprey Dr.
Sarasota, FL 34240
Ph #: 941-955-3150

For more information about HIPAA or to file a complaint:
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Office of Civil Rights
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
877-696-6775 (toll-free)

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
They are Great. I am terrified of the dentist, but they made me feel comfortable.
Louise T.
Everybody was so nice from the time i walked in. They greeted me as soon as i walked in and continued to assist me the whole time i was there. They […]
Joselyn B.
Alyssa was very thorough and fast.
Kim S.
Dr. Mangal was very thorough with me and very gentle. Talked to me through the whole procedure. I would recommend Gentle Dental to anyone looking for […]
Patrick M.
I was very pleased with the service I received at this Gentle Dental
Michael D.
Great experience... I'm not scared to go to the dentist anymore everyone was so nice and live up to the name GENTAL my dentist was very gentle and […]
Jodi S.
I was very pleased with everyone I dealt with at this facility.
Michael D.
It was great had to get 3 fillings it was painless and it did not take all day I'm no longer scared of the dentist
Patricia E.
I got 5 fillings yesterday. I could tell the office was busy, but they didnt rush and remained attentive to my needs.
Nickole F.
The staff was wonderful, informative, friendly, & very interested in how the procedure was affecting me (the client). I'm so happy I found Gentle […]
Carly L.
I actually enjoy going to Gentle Dental! All of the associates are friendly, professional, and courteous! I have recommended several family members […]
Lacoria H.
My visit was very professional and my dentist was good! The only thing my visit was little pricey! But hey! Good job GD!
Julius G.
I like Dr.Will. He is very nice and talented
Wei Y.
As their name indicate they are very gentle and do everything to make it less painful on you.
Melissa M.
good dentist
Anonymous
The staff was friendly and explained everything clearly to my understanding a very clean place.
James B.
Dr. Murphy was very professional and supportive. t was my first time with her and I really appreciated her attention to my problem.
Fawn K.
Professional personable Effiecient
Sue A.
Gentle Dental is one of the best dentist ever been to in years I highly recommend them for everyone !!!!!!
Michael B.
I would recommend this dentist to anyone! They are fabulous, friendly people, everyone in the office. I am a patient of Dr. Murphy. Her and her […]
Rachael S.
I can't tell you how much I loved my experience at Gentle Dental. I've never felt so comfortable and so informed. They do everything they can to make […]
Latressa F.
I was very satisfied with the service, and I will be making my appointment again. I ' m trying to get the money for my teeth cleaning.
Sharon W.
Friendly personnel. Very little waiting. Procedure didn't last nearly as long as was anticipated. Experiencing no discomfort today; three days after […]
Kathleen O.
Always great and fast service
Kayla W.
Hygienist was thorough and timely
Anonymous
Fast and efficient service
Tamia W.
I started going because of the name Gentle Dental and they hold up to the name. I am terrified of dentist mainly because of the pain, but here they […]
Tiara F.
I had a great experience the work was good and the doctor gave me very important information about how to take care of my teeth you can tell that the […]
Milton P.
Everything went perfectly and no pain afterwards.
Kim S.
Nice office and a great staff
Jeff L.
I was in the office yesterday for three fillings and Dr. Mangal made my visit as comfortable as possible. He's gentle and thorough with his […]
Deshawn Z.
On time, quick & thorough. What more can I say.
Kim S.
It was a excellent experience.
Wei Y.
This was my first time at this dentist. Was a very pleasant experience. They were very friendly and fast and very clean. :)
Sandra K.
The hygienist, Sheiva, did an excellent job.
Malcolm H.
Hygienist was very thorough and informative.
Anonymous
My hygienist was very thorough. She took good care of me.
Anonymous
I can truly say, their rating is excellent. This is the first time I ever went to the dentist and didn't experience pain.
Alene G.
The treatment was encouraging and informative.
Sharon W.
I'm very happy with gentle dental.their so friendly.and they care about your need.i will tell all my friends and family.
Delsy H.
The staff here is friendly and nice. They actually care about you, they offered cover to keep warm and magazines to read while I wait on my dentist […]
Anonymous
The dentist (I believe Dr. Weiss, not sure) was amazing and his assistant did a great job as well. They made me feel comfortable, took their time and […]
Matthew B.
As a first time patient, who is deathly afraid of the dentist, i was treated very nicely and the dentist and asst. were very patient with me and my […]
David R.
There was no wait and they were fast.
Anonymous
I had my teeth cleaned and had a tooth pulled with no pain. The staff was very plasent.
James G.
Very impressed with the work on my teeth
Keith C.
The staff was very friendly. The dentist explained everything to me. They were all very helpful and professional.
Lisa B.
Dr Weiss worked very professionally, with patience explaining what he was doing and giving me options. I apprecaite the good work his has done.
Thomas B.
Third vist everything was great.
Michael K.
Staff was very friendly and professional, made me feel very comfortable.
Corey M.
Office Hours
Mon. – 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tue. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thu. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat. – 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sun. – Closed

2nd and 4th Saturday

Phone: (586) 933-5516
Fax: (586) 573-0826
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Office Hours
  • Monday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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