As a patient of the UB School of Dental Medicine, you have both rights and responsibilities — as well as certain expectations of privacy.
We encourage you to learn about your privacy at UB Dental.
As a patient in a Clinic in New York State, you have the right, consistent with law, to:
The dental care you will be receiving is being provided by student dentists. These student dentists are in the process of completing necessary academic as well as clinical requirements to obtain a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. If for any reason you have a concern or comment regarding the treatment that is being provided, always consult with your student dentist and supervising instructor first. If satisfaction is not received you have the right to access our Patient Advocate.
The UB School of Dental Medicine’s Patient Advocate can be reached:
Hours are by appointment.
You may also contact the New York State Department of Health’s Office of Health Systems Management.
You have a responsibility to: