Privacy Policy/Disclaimers/Terms of Service

Who we are

Our website address is: https://dentaldigestinstitute.com.

Notices and Conditions of Use

When you access this website, you’re acknowledging that you have not only read, but also accept these terms and conditions. Your use of this site will be subjected to the terms and conditions that have been listed below. 

Disclaimers

The links and material we provide on this website are for informational purposes only. 

When users act in reliance upon information on this website or third party websites, Dental Digest LLC is not responsible for any action or failure to act in accordance with this information.

Of particular importance, this content within this website is protected under copyright law of the United States and other jurisdictions. Users are allowed to print a copy of content from this website for personal use only. You may not use it for commercial use or any other purpose. For no reason are users permitted to modify the website. Users are allowed to share links to this website, whether on their own website or in their communication, but they may not copy Dental Digest LLC’s website content (whether printed, electronic or other form) on their own website. 

This operation of this website, and the content presented does not establish a doctor-patient relationship with you. Users are welcome to contact us by email or social media, but this also does not establish a doctor-patient relationship. This website and all content presented by Dental Digest LLC is not intended to provide any medical advice for patients. Patients must contact their dentist/doctor for help. The information provided by Dental Digest LLC, whether on this website, in emails, social media or any other form of contact/outreach, is only presented as a guide. Medical professionals must use this content at their discretion and are responsible for the outcome they render. The content created by Dental Digest LLC is NOT a treatment recommendation nor does it establish treatment guidelines, protocols or “best practices.” Consumers must use this content at their discretion and weight it against existing published medical knowledge available. 

Continuing Education Credit Acceptance Disclaimer

Dental Digest LLC is a nationally approved PACE-provider through the Academy of General Dentistry. The Academy of General Dentistry made the following statement regarding PACE-approved programs: “The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) does not endorse any course content, products, processes, services or therapies presented by AGD PACE-approved providers. The views and opinions of program providers expressed during education programs do not necessarily state or reflect those of the AGD. AGD PACE approval may not be used for product or program endorsement purposes; nor does it imply acceptance for licensure maintenance or any other purpose by any governmental or private regulatory authority that regulates the practice of dentistry, including any national, state or provincial board of dentistry; nor does it imply accreditation of a program by AGD or PACE. Approved program providers are expected to comply with all relevant laws of applicable jurisdiction. Continuing education offered by approved program providers will be accepted by the AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition credit.”  (AGD Program Guidelines page 3)  

It is imperative to note that the AGD cannot mandate that states accept PACE-approved CE hours. While most states do, we highly recommend you verify with your state dental licensing board that they accept nationally approved AGD PACE provides. Dental Digest LLC’s PACE Approved Provider #: 400673

Refund Policy

Dental Digest LLC does not offer any refunds on its “courses” published through the website.

Speaker Policy 

Dental Digest LLC invites professionals in the dental field as its speakers for the Dental Digest podcast. We then in turn take podcast episodes which are eligible to provide continuing education hours to our listeners and offer CE credit for them (when users register). The views of our speakers/podcast guests do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Dental Digest LLC. We exercise our best judgement prior to selecting speakers, but we do not guarantee the views and opinions of our speakers are always perfectly accurate. Speakers are selected based on their scholarly contribution to dentistry. 

Some podcast episodes will not be eligible to offer CE for one or many of the following reasons 1. The episode features an ad 2. The audio quality is not satisfactory 3. Profanity, inappropriate language or information was shared that is not in accordance with the AGD’s PACE guidelines. 

Some speakers may have a conflict of interest. All speakers have provided a signed conflict of interest statement and (if necessary) signed affidavit of image authenticity. If the speaker does in fact have a conflict of interest, it will be declared on our publicity. 

Dental Digest LLC Discrimination Policy 

We do not discriminate against speakers, employees, independent contractors, or any member involved in Dental Digest LLC based on their gender identity, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, socioeconomic status and/or sexual orientation.

Privacy Policy

Purpose of this Policy:

This privacy policy identifies the different type of data this website obtains and describes what Dental Digest LLC does with that information.

Personal Information:

With regards to this website, personal information includes first and last name, email, phone number, AGD number and address.  We collect the aforementioned information when users create and account or register for a course. This information is also collected when users register for our free content such as our “free e-book.” When users register for an account or sign up for a course, they are consenting to be contacted by Dental Digest LLC. This includes email and phone communications. If you have provided a mobile phone number, this also includes text messaging. Note that messaging rates apply. Users may always discontinue this communication when the user select STOP to any text message to end communication or unsubscribe to emails. We do not provide or sell any personal information to third parties.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Browser Settings and Internet Cookies:

The visitor’s browser settings, that have been provided through visitors’ use of this website, will only be used to identify web traffic and its associated trends. Settings include information such as 1. Device IP address, operating system in use, web cookie “string data,” device type and mobile device unique identifier. Examples of identifiers include Android Advertising ID or Apple IDFA. 

An internet cookie is a text file that is placed on your device or computer by the websites you frequent or HTML-formatted email. This internet cookie in-trn enables websites to work more efficiently. Most websites have them. We do not yet work with third party advertisers to place cookies inside your browser settings, but we may in the future. For your reference, if you want to exempt yourself from tracking cookies, be sure to visit the Network Advertising Initative’s Website: http://optout.networkadvertising.org.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Marketing communications:

We may use personal information to send newsletters, marketing or promotional materials, and other information that may be of interest to the visitor. Recipients may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided within the email.

Your personal information may be utilized to provide you with marketing or promotional materials or newsletters or information we believe may be of interest to you, the visitor. If at any time you no longer wish to receive this correspondence, you may opt out at any time by following the “unsubscribe” instructions provided. 

Changes to this policy:

We reserve the right to change our privacy policy, data collection policy and policy regarding cookies. Our policy is designed to take into consideration the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation guidelines. If a new policy does go into effect, it will be updated and posted on the site. The new policy will apply only for information collected thereafter.