Advanced Dental Care of Brandon
625 Medical Care Drive, Brandon, FL 33511

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)

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Everyone was fantastic!!! Professional and clean environment, all who helped me were courteous and made a trip to the dentist an overall great […]
Richard M.
Everyone was pleasant. The office was clean. I was taken care of in a timely manner.
Carolyn S.
The best ever. Everyone was awesome!!!!
David V.
Had an awesome experience!
Beverly L.
Dr. Mike and Staff are Great!!!!
Edna B.
EXTREMELY SATISFIED
Roy Y.
Everyone, from the receptionist on up, is extremely pleasant, professional and courteous. My Doctor, Rick, is extremely competent and friendly. […]
Robert B.
Awesome care with quick delivery. From a bad tooth to a finished crown in less than 24 hours. Doctors assistant is an angel! She has been with this […]
Ronald B.
Dr. Nguyen and her staff are awesome!
Angelet G.
The experience was a very good and satisfying one.
Gemmel R.
I'm a new patient and feel like I've been going here for years. The staff is very kind and engaging. My first visit was 3 hrs but, didn't seem that […]
Rose S.
Very impressed with the care and attention.
Donna S.
I hadn't been to the dentist in 10 years. The staff put me at ease and walked me through everything including what I needed to pay and what insurance […]
Jeffrey W.
Great staff, very professional!
Vanessa L.
Everyone was very good to work with and make my experience more pleasant than I would have ever though.
Carol C.
Kyle and Victoria i think his assistants name was were excellent as always.
Angela S.
Very nice people, very nice service.
Kevin S.
The last 2 visits were with Myra (hygienist) and she is always pleasant and provides excellent care of my teeth. She offers excellent recommendations […]
Lisa L.
Great Dentists! Very friendly staff and clean office.
Angela N.
Very kind and helpful. I felt they understood my needs, concerns, and phobias;) and did an excellent job of educating me without being condescending. […]
Judy L.
Always a pleasure!!
Brooke R.
I had a very positive experience at Advanced Dental Care. Staff was very inviting and personable. I have no problem recommending them.
Delio D.
Another example of the gentle and pleasant demeanor of the the Dr. Visiting the dentist has never been considered an enjoyable experience, but this […]
Timothy R.
I went in for a second opinion on some dental work. The staff was great. I felt the dentist was honest and sincere about his opinion.
Corey G.
Highly detailed professional and also courteous service.
Dharamdat J.
Great so happy I decided to go there. Dr Mike is the best
Nina C.
Excellent facility, staff, and results!
Erin B.
Dr. D is outstanding. He really knows his stuff and wants whats best for you. Not whats best to make the bill bigger. Very nice and as gentle as he […]
Robert W.
Very Polite and Professional Overview of problem explained in detail.
David V.
Mike is a great dentist and i followed him from Temple Terrace office to the Brandon. I'm in very little pain
Alex S.
The visit went smooth and the filling was quick and painless even without a shot to deaden it.They listen to what you have to say.
Louis D.
I had a very bad experience with my previous dentist so I was very nervous and apprehensive when arriving to Brandon Advanced Dental Care. Dr […]
Keisha M.
Excellent Dentistry! Excellent Staff and the environment is clean....up to date equipment! Take personal care with clients/patients!
Barbara H.
Service was very pleasant.
Gary C.
Had an appt for another week out and the office was able to get me in sooner, do to a throbbing toothache. Dr Mike and his assistant Shi were […]
Michele M.
Always great.
Bruce G.
I am always very nervous at the dentist, but everyone here was super friendly and warm. They made me feel comfortable in every way. I will be a […]
Leeann A.
I used to have anxiety attacks going to the dentist and right when I walked in I was greeted with a warm smile, after I was taken back for my appt. i […]
Leeann A.
The doctors and staff provided excellent care as always.
Gerard B.
Extremely good.
Randall W.
Great as usual
Anonymous
They are awesome...
Edna B.
I am a new patient just made appointment with them they were very polite and professional. They set me up for an appointment without asking to many […]
Moises S.
Excellent care & services
Barbara H.
Dr. Mike is the best! I highly recommend him and the entire staff.
Debbie M.
I am always pleased with the Brandon-Advanced Dental office. They do awesome work, but more than that, that are friendly and gentle. They explain […]
Timothy R.
I love this place. Everyone is friendly. The wait time is perfect. Dentists are actually friendly and explain what's going on. Also... ITS CLEAN! […]
Giselle C.
As always the best! I've seen my hygienist and dr before this visit and they were wonderful as always. My assistant was fantastic as well.
Amanda C.
Very professional with patient care and satisfaction paramount.
Jose C.
This is a friendly and well run business. The doctors and assistants are very skilled and competent.
Mark S.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sat. – 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sun. – Closed

Select Saturdays by appointment only

Phone: (813) 434-1734
Fax: (813) 571-5512
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (813) 434-1734
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