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Client Bill of Rights New Directions to USI Campus University The faculty and students of the University of Southern Indiana Dental Hygiene Pro- From I- 62 (Lloyd Expressway) take University of gram are here to provide you with compre- hensive dental hygiene care. As a client in Parkway Exit. Turn south at top of exit. Southern Indiana our clinic you have the right to expect: Take University Parkway to entrance of USI To be treated with respect and consid- Campus, turn right on first road (Clarke Lane) eration without discrimination. just before the Health Professions Center. (Star on Building!) Dental Hygiene Confidentiality of all information related to your care. A thorough assessment of your needs. Park in lot behind from the HP Center. Clinic To receive complete and current Enter through the double doors at the NW corner information about your oral health of building. The Dental Hygiene Clinic is on the condition and treatment. left of entrance. To be treated as a partner in care, par- ticipating in goal setting and planning N of treatment including the opportunity to discuss treatment, treatment alter- University natives, and expected outcomes of Parkway treatment with the supervising dental hygiene faculty and the dental hygiene sville student. Evan n To be informed of all aspects of your Mt. Ve rno care and sign an informed consent. To receive treatment that meets the standard of care in the dental hygiene College profession which includes dental hy- giene care based on your individual of needs. Nursing To be taught how to achieve and main- tain your oral health. and Reasonable continuity of care and completion of treatment. Health Professions Appropriate and timely referrals for 8600 University Blvd. other needed services. The University of Southern Indiana Room 1040 Dental Hygiene Program to comply with the infection control guidelines Evansville, IN 47712 mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and recommended by the Centers of Dis- ease Control and Prevention (CDC). 812.464.1706 Appointment Date ________________________ Dental Hygiene Clinic Fees Did you know… Clinic Dental Hygiene Treatment Adults $35.00 Periodontal disease, a serious form of Thank you for your interest in Seniors becoming a client in the University of gum disease, may be associated with greater Southern Indiana Dental Hygiene Age 60 & above $15.00 risks for heart disease and strokes as well as Clinic. The Dental Hygiene Clinic Children diabetes management? offers dental hygiene services to adults Age 10 & Under $10.00 Bacteria from periodontal disease may and children of all ages. All services enter the blood stream causing blood clots are performed by students and are Age 11—17 $20.00 supervised and evaluated by dental Radiographs and/or sealants that clog the arteries and cause a build-up of hygiene faculty. fatty deposits inside the heart. Periodontal are included in the above fees. disease may also make diabetes harder to You can plan on approximately control by causing blood sugar levels to rise. 3 1/2 hours being devoted to your Radiographs And Sealants Only If you have heart disease or a heart condition, care. Please keep this in mind When requested by a Dentist taking care of your teeth and gums is very when making your appointment. Upon completion of treatment, we and NO dental hygiene treatment important, not only for your smile, but, for recommend you also make an is provided—fees are as follows: your heart as well. appointment with your family dentist ( American Dental Association; Cigna Dental) Full Mouth Series $25.00 for an examination and any dental treatment needed. Panoramic $25.00 Bitewings $15.00 Oral Cancer strikes an estimated 34,360 Americans each year? Appointment Times Sealants $ 6.00 Ea. On average, only half of those diagnosed with this disease will live more than 5 years. Fall Semester (Sept—Dec) The best way to prevent oral cancer is to Payments avoid tobacco and alcohol and have regular Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30 am and 1:00 pm Clinic fees are payable on the day dental examinations. treatment is initiated. The following are (American Cancer Society) Monday through Thursday accepted forms of payment: 5:30 pm Cash Check So...brush, floss and see your Master Card Visa dentist hygienist regularly! Spring Semester (Jan –Apr) The clinic does not accept postdated You’ll have a healthier life and checks or provide insurance forms. Monday through Thursday smile! 8:30 am 1 :00 pm 5:30 pm Medical Evaluation The Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Southern Indiana Call 812-464-1706 If a client has a medical condition which is accredited by the Commission on Dental requires consultation with a physician, to schedule your Accreditation of the American Dental Association, a specialized treatment may be delayed until written accrediting body recognized by the Council on appointment! approval for treatment is received from Postsecondary Accreditation and by the United States Department your physician. of Education.
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