Terms of Use

Users of ghds.org are subject to these Terms of Use, plus any additional terms and conditions posted at specific portions of the site.
Ghds.org is a dynamic website, and changes are made regularly. All information is current as of its first appearance on this site or when last modified.All items on ghds.org are copyright of the Greater Houston Dental Society. This copyright extends to text and graphics, the selection, arrangement and presentation of all materials, and the overall design of the site. Reproduction or republication is strictly prohibited without prior written permission, unless and to the extent specific items posted on ghds.org indicate otherwise.

GHDS logo is a registered service mark of the Greater Houston Dental Society and ghds.org is the official web site of the Greater Houston Dental Society. Reproduction or republication of these marks is strictly prohibited without prior written permission.

Links may be made to ghds.org provided the links do not use the service marks of the Greater Houston Dental Society or its affiliated entities. Links to ghds.org may not suggest or imply that GHDS or its affiliates endorse or support the linking site, its sponsors and/or its advertisers, unless prior written permission to indicate any such endorsement or support has been granted. Framing of ghds.org or any of its content is strictly prohibited.

Ghds.org is provided “as is.” Neither the GHDS nor its affiliated entities make any representations or warranties, of any kind or any nature, whether express or implied, created by law, contract or otherwise, including, without limitation, any representations or warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement.

In no event shall GHDS or its affiliated entities be liable for any damages of any kind or nature, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages or loss of profits arising from, or in connection with, the existence, operation, use or reliance of this site, regardless of whether GHDS has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The material contained on ghds.org is offered as information only and not as practice, financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice. Users should consult their own professional advisors for such advice.

Information on ghds.org provided as assistance for users making clinical decisions regarding the clinical care of their patients cannot substitute for the individual judgment brought to each clinical situation by the patient’s dentist. As with all clinical reference resources, they reflect the science of dentistry at the time of their development, but they should be used with the clear understanding that continued research may result in new knowledge or recommendations.

The GHDS does not necessarily endorse the non-GHDS resources that may appear or otherwise be referenced on ghds.org, and makes no representation or warranties about the products or services they may provide.

Some portions of ghds.org are published by separate organizations or entities, which are solely responsible for their content. Statements appearing in those portions of ghds.org are not necessarily endorsed by the Greater Houston Dental Society or any of its subsidiaries, councils, commissions or agencies.

By linking to other websites, the GHDS does not endorse the policies or practices of, or opinions expressed on, those sites; nor does the GHDS make any representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy of any items or claims contained therein.

Business decisions, including decisions about method of practice, are personal choices to be made by individual dentists. The GHDS does not, via ghds.org or otherwise, encourage dentists to make any particular business decision on issues addressed herein, including with respect to whether and how to participate in managed care plans. Moreover, the GHDS discourages dentists from taking any unlawful collective action, including but not limited to price fixing or boycotts.