As a Patient, You Have the Right to:

  1. Considerate, respectful and confidential treatment
  2. Continuity and completion of treatment
  3. Access to complete and current information about your condition
  4. Advance knowledge of the cost of treatment
  5. Informed consent
  6. Explanation of recommended treatment, alternate treatment, the option to refuse treatment and the risk of no treatment
  7. Emergency, incremental and total patient care
  8. Treatment that meets the standard of care in the profession
  9. Access to a patient advocate


 AU Dental Associates or Resident Program

Orris Knight-Sims
Patient Services/Patient Advocate

Student Program

Patient Services/Patient Advocate

Patient Rights

For more information about your health care rights and responsibilities, please visit the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services website.