You have a right to ask about treatment alternatives and
be told, in language you can understand, the advantages and disadvantages
You have a right to know the education and training of your
dentist and the dental team.
You have a right to know in advance the type and expected
cost of treatment.
You have a right to expect dental team members to use appropriate
infection and sterilization controls.
You have a right to ask your dentist to explain all the treatment
options regardless of coverage or cost.
You have a right to be treated in a professional and ethical
manner by your dentist and dental team.
You should have a right to schedule an appointment with the
dentist of your choice.
(Adopted by the Pennsylvania Dental Association in 1998)