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Tips For Making Your Next Dental Cleaning Less Painful
Tips For Making Your Next Dental Cleaning Less Painful As good as having your teeth cleaned at the dentist is, it can hurt a lot. It’s no wonder that so many people put it off as much as possible. Your local Reading dental clinic understands this and wants to make the process as smooth and […]Read more
5 Toothpastes Better Than Crest
5 Toothpastes Better Than Crest When choosing a toothpaste that you think your emergency dentist Reading would approve of, you’ll be drawn to conventional ones like Crest and Colgate. They make a lot of promises to be sure, but how well they deliver on these promises is up for debate. Sometimes they even contain ingredients […]Read more
What To Expect From Gum Disease Treatment Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a problem that affects many people. The only way to treat the problem is to visit your dentist. Here’s a look at what you can expect with gum disease treatment. Behavioural Changes The first thing a dentist will recommend is […]Read more
dentist near Reading
One of the most common services a dentist near Reading might perform – outside of regular care and maintenance – is teeth whitening. No doubt you have some questions about the procedure. Keep on reading to find out the answers to the most frequently asked questions about teeth whitening Slough. Am I A Good Candidate […]Read more
This practice complies with the Data Protection Act (1998) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018. This means that we will ensure that your information is processed fairly and lawfully.
• Your past and current medical and dental condition; personal details such as your age, address, telephone number and your general medical practitioner
• We may need to request details of your NHS number and entitlement to healthcare treatment
• Radiographs, clinical photographs, ultrasound imaging and study models
• Information about the treatment that we have provided or propose and its cost
• Notes of conversations or incidents that might occur for which a record needs to be kept
• Records of consent to treatment
• Any correspondence relating to you with other health care professionals, for example in the hospital or community services.
We need to keep accurate personal data about patients in order to provide you with safe and appropriate dental care.
We are required to retain your medical records, ultrasound imaging, X- rays and study models while you are a patient of this practice and after you cease to be a patient, for at least eleven years or until age 25, whichever is the longer.
Your information is held in the practice’s computer system. The information is only accessible to authorised personnel. Personal information will not be removed from this practice without the patients authorised consent. Your personal information is carefully protected by the staff at this practice. All access to information is held securely and can only be accessed by regularly changed passwords. Data is encrypted and computer terminals are closed if unattended.
In order to provide proper and safe dental care to:
• Your general medical practitioner
• The hospital or community dental services
• Other health professionals caring for you
• Private dental schemes of which you are a member.
Disclosure will take place on a ‘need-to-know’ basis, so that only those individuals/organisations who need to know in order to provide care to you (whose personnel are covered by strict confidentiality rules) will be given the information. Only information that the recipient needs to know will be disclosed.
In very limited circumstances or when required by law or a court order, personal data may have to be disclosed to a third party not connected with your health care. In all other situations, disclosure that is not covered by this Code of Practice will only occur when we have your specific consent. Where possible you will be informed of these requests for disclosure.