Dental One Associates of Oxon Hill
6196 Oxon Hill Road, Suite 650, Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Privacy Policy

NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) requires all health care records and other individually identifiable health information (protected health information) used or disclosed to us in any form, whether electronically, on paper, or orally, be kept confidential. This federal law gives you, the patient, significant new rights to understand and control how your health information is used. HIPAA provides penalties for covered entities that misuse personal health information. As required by HIPAA, we have prepared this explanation of how we are required to maintain the privacy of your health information and how we may use and disclose your health information.

Without specific written authorization, we are permitted to use and disclose your health care records for the purposes of treatment, payment and health care operations.

  • Treatment means providing, coordinating, or managing health care and related services by one or more health care providers. Examples of treatment would include crowns, fillings, teeth cleaning services, etc.
  • Payment means such activities as obtaining reimbursement for services, confirming coverage, billing or collection activities, and utilization review. An example of this would be billing your dental plan for your dental services.
  • Health Care Operations include the business aspects of running our practice, such as conducting quality assessment and improvement activities, auditing functions, cost-management analysis, and customer service. An example would include a periodic assessment of our documentation protocols, etc.

In addition, your confidential information may be used to remind you of an appointment (by phone or mail) or provide you with information about treatment options or other health-related services including release of information to friends and family members that are directly involved in your care or who assist in taking care of you. We will use and disclose your protected when we are required to do so by federal, state or local law. We may disclose your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION to public health authorities that are authorized by law to collect information, to a health oversight agency for activities authorized by law included but not limited to: response to a court or administrative order, if you are involved in a lawsuit or similar proceeding, response to a discovery request, subpoena, or other lawful process by another party involved in the dispute, but only if we have made an effort to inform you of the request or to obtain an order protecting the information the party has requested. We will release your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION if requested by a law enforcement official for any circumstance required by law. We may release your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION to a medical examiner or coroner to identify a deceased individual or to identify the cause of death. If necessary, we also may release information in order for funeral directors to perform their jobs. We may release PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION to organizations that handle organ, eye or tissue procurement or transplantation, including organ donation banks, as necessary to facilitate organ or tissue donation and transplantation if you are an organ donor. We may use and disclose your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION when necessary to reduce or prevent a serious threat to your health and safety or the health and safety of another individual or the public. Under these circumstances, we will only make disclosures to a person or organization able to help prevent the threat. We may disclose your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION if you are a member of U.S. or foreign military forces (including veterans) and if required by the appropriate authorities. We may disclose your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION to federal officials for intelligence and national security activities authorized by law. We may disclose PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION to federal officials in order to protect the President, other officials or foreign heads of state, or to conduct investigations. We may disclose your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION to correctional institutions or law enforcement HIPAA/@Notice of Privacy Practices.doc officials if you are an inmate or under the custody of a law enforcement official. Disclosure for these purposes would be necessary: (a) for the institution to provide health care services to you, (b) for the safety and security of the institution, and/or (c) to protect your health and safety or the health and safety of other individuals or the public. We may release your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION for workers’ compensation and similar programs.

Any other uses and disclosures will be made only with your written authorization. You may revoke such authorization in writing and we are required to honor and abide by that written request, except to the extent that we have already taken actions relying on your authorization.

You have certain rights in regards to your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION, which you can exercise by presenting a written request to our Privacy Officer at the practice address listed below:

  • The right to request restrictions on certain uses and disclosures of PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION, including those related to disclosures to family members, other relatives, close personal friends, or any other person identified by you. We are, however, not required to agree to a requested restriction. If we do agree to a restriction, we must abide by it unless you agree in writing to remove it.
  • The right to request to receive confidential communications of PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION from us by alternative means or at alternative locations.
  • The right to access, inspect and copy your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION.
  • The right to request an amendment to your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION.
  • The right to receive an accounting of disclosures of PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION outside of treatment, payment and health care operations.
  • The right to obtain a paper copy of this notice from us upon request.

We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION and to provide you with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION.

We are required to abide by the terms of the Notice of Privacy Practices currently in effect. We reserve the right to change the terms of our Notice of Privacy Practices and to make the new notice provisions effective for all PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION that we maintain. Revisions to our Notice of Privacy Practices will be posted on the effective date and you may request a written copy of the Revised Notice from this office.

You have the right to file a formal, written complaint with us at the address below, or with the Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, in the event you feel your privacy rights have been violated. We will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint.

For more information about our Privacy Practices, please contact:
Dental Care Alliance
6240 Lake Osprey Dr.
Sarasota, FL 34240
Ph #: 941-955-3150

For more information about HIPAA or to file a complaint:
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Office of Civil Rights
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
877-696-6775 (toll-free)

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Patient Reviews
Front desk is on point with information!
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The staff was very courteous and professional. They all seem very knowledgeable and seem to enjoy their. It was a very comforting and relaxing […]
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I've been coming here for some time now, and I just like how professional everyone is and they make you feel at home!
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Professional
James W.
My experience at dental one was great the employees are very nice and professional.
Erin B.
I really had a wonderful doctor working on my teeth and she was very patient with me. I'm looking forward for my next visit in the next three months.
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Always a good time. Love the staff.
Michelle B.
Hygienist was really good. No pain at all during the scaling.
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Great experience. Not that anyone likes going to the dentist but I have particularly sensitive teeth and truly hate it. Dr. Gant was great and […]
Joy M.
I would recommend family and friends to dental one. They have a friendly and patient staff. I have been going there for a least three years.
Daisha D.
Wonderful in every sense of the word. I did not have to wait long to be seen. My appointment time was accurate and the service was excellent.
Gregory R.
There service is great and every one is so professional.
Jimmeca C.
Whenever I have an appointment made I am always seen on time, no delays!
Nefertiti L.
Excellent service. Caring and professional
Hayward K.
The wait was longer than I anticipated, however, the customer service and appointment was great.
Iyanna L.
I personally don't like the dentist but my experience here was great. Everyone is very friendly and Dr. Gant did an amazing job.
Krystal W.
I went for fillings and was amazed at the service and timing of it all. It was great and painless. Glad my cavities were caught beforehand thanks to […]
Latoya A.
Service was quick.
Cheryl S.
Every thing that was done very well and explained well. Very Professional.
Linda M.
Staff was extremely efficient and informative . They make it a habit to make you feel special, not just a patient or income.
Roger J.
This dental office is excellent. I have never had a wonderful dental experience until I visited Dental One Associates. The staff is very friendly, […]
Stephanie C.
Friendly and comfortable environment
Carlyn F.
Wonderful experience, from the door to the chair. I'm recommending my mother... How's that for confidence in Dental One?
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Maha J.
Everyone was patient with me and made my experience comfortable.
Jacinta B.
Everyone was friendly and knowledgable.
Kiayonta C.
Friendly staff, thorough exams and knowledge doctor. No wait, appts be on time.
Erica W.
My visit to the Dentist on December 11, 2014, I ws very satified with the performance from the young lady.I have NO complaints.
Lillian A.
Great customer service
Shenice W.
Great experience. Great staff. Highly recommend for all dental services.
Cassandra B.
Friendly greeting upon arrival, waiting time was very short. Hygentist, Sharon was so knowledgable and made the cleaning very tolerable. This was a […]
Sewanna G.
My experience at Dental One was a good one. I am a return patient. The staff was very pleasant and shared a lot of valuable information with me and […]
Anthony D.
My visits was ok. I had to wait a little long for the Dr.
Linda M.
I was checked in and seen by the hygienist very close to my appointment time. The staff are personable and attentive. The environment and overall […]
Annie M.
Love this office! Everyone is so helpful and kind!
Melissa Q.
I was not left waiting for my appointment
Nefertiti L.
My review is excellent in all department. the service and the staff members.
Deborah S.
My experiences with this office for many years has always been is excellent.
Ovonda W.
Dr Gant is the best dentist I ever had
Dericka M.
Service is great. I wish gold braces were offered :)
Eli H.
Receptionist very professional and friendly. Did not have to wait long.
Robert R.
I went in for a full mouth tartar cleaning. The staff was very professional and the dentist was extremely considerate throughout the entire […]
Kenneth T.
Customer service was outstanding! The best dental experience I have had in my 63 years. Clean, efficient, pleasant, very professional when explaining […]
Diane F.
Everyone was so nice and the faculty is well kept, I love the office!
Elizabeth W.
The receptionists are friendly and helpful. They work diligently to help you get an appointment that fits your schedule. The dentist, dental […]
Janell K.
Mariah's appointment went very well. The staff is very friendly and we will continue to use this office for our dental services.
Mariah A.
My dentist & technician were professional and gentle.
Richard B.
I receive terrific service. Everyone is very professional. I love my Oxon Hill facility! I've recommended several ppl who now comes there
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Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (240) 766-8568
Fax: (301) 839-6273
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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