Patient Rights

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
706-721-7758

Student Program

Leonard Simmons
Patient Services/Patient Advocate
706-721-2115

Patient Rights

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