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AAFDO Disclaimer


The AAFDO is providing information and services through our accreditation program as a benefit and service in furtherance of the AAFDO’s mission. AAFDO makes no representations about the suitability of this information and these services for any purpose.

The AAFDO office survey process contains information relating to general principles of medical care which should not be construed as specific instructions for individual dentists, dental offices or patients.

The purpose of this accreditation program is to provide information only, rather than advice or opinion. Nothing in this program should be construed as setting a legal standard of care or practice recommendations. The survey requirements and algorithms contained in this accreditation program should be considered a useful companion, and serve as a guide for the structured review of best practices. Dental healthcare professionals accessing this program agree to assume full responsibility for the use of this information and hold harmless any third party, including, but not limited to the AAFDO, it’s owners, employees, and Board members for any claim, loss, injury or damage arising from the use or dissemination of information within this accreditation program. All participants are encouraged to consult with their own legal and accounting professionals as the informed provided herein is general in nature and not intended to address any participant’s specific issue or concern.

Copyright & Trademarks:

All rights reserved. All content (texts, trademarks, illustrations, photos, graphics, files, designs, arrangements etc.) on this website of the AAFDO and AAFDO’s intellectual property are protected by copyright and other protective laws. The contents of this website are to be used only in accordance with Internet regulations and only by registered participates in AAFDO’s accreditation program.


Release of Liability:

The AAFDO has carefully compiled the contents of this website in accordance with their current state of knowledge. Access to and use of this website, as well as web sites related or connected to this by links, are at the user’s own risk and responsibility. Damage and warranty claims arising from missing or incorrect data are excluded. The AAFDO bears no responsibility or liability for damage of any kind, also for indirect or consequential damages resulting from access to or use of this website or websites related or connected to this by links. By agreeing to participate in this program, you understand, acknowledge, and agree that you are assuming the entire risk as to the quality, accuracy, adequacy, completeness, correctness, authenticity, security, and validity of any and all content within this program, including, without limitation, all information and materials made available. By agreeing to participate in this program, you agree to waive any and all of your rights to bring any type of litigation to AAFDO, it’s owners, employees, independent contractors and Board members. Dental healthcare practitioners are advised to continually seek confirmation of this material with other reputable sources and are advised to stay current with information as it becomes available.

Internet Regulations:

Integration in whole, or in part, of any of the protected contents published on AAFDO’s website into other programs or other web sites or to use them by any other means is strictly prohibited without the express written prior consent of AAFDO. This website can contain elements that are protected by copyright and by other laws that are subject to the copyright or other rights of third parties and that are correspondingly protected for these third parties.

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