The Five Ethics of an American Dental Association Dentist

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Do you ever wonder why people recommend visiting a dentist who is a member of the American Dental Association? If so, our team is happy to tell you why! One main reason why Dr. Rai, and other ADA dentists are preferred is because they work by the ADA standards, which are:

Respect a patient’s wants and needs
As a patient, you have the right to be included in all of your treatment decisions and you have the right to privacy and confidentiality. This standard ensures that your dentist puts your wants and needs first, as long as they are within the bounds of accepted treatment.

Do no harm
It’s your dentist’s job to keep you safe and healthy, which means that he needs to keep up with the latest technology and treatment to give you the best care possible. This also means that your dentist needs to refer you to a different doctor when necessary.

Do good
Your dentist works to do good each day, which means that he provides high-quality and timely treatment all while keeping your needs, desires, and values in mind.

Be fair
Your dentist does not discriminate and will provide dental care without prejudice. Every patient is treated equally and fairly, no matter their race, ethnicity, religion, socioeconomic background, and current health condition.

Be truthful
Your dentist will work toward creating a relationship with each patient that is based on trust and honesty. With trust and honesty as a foundation, the dentist and patient can be partners, working toward to top-notch oral health together.

Because your dentist, Dr. Rai, works by these standards, you can expect to be respected and cared for. You will also have the best and most successful dental experience possible. If you would like to know more about what sets an American Dental Association dentist apart, please call our office at 540-657-0867 and talk to your dentist in Stafford, VA. We are happy to help you in any way we can!