Terms of Use

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These are the Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms of Use”) for all River Dentistry websites, including riverdentistry.com. By accessing or using any River Dentistry website, you agree to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions. Please read these Terms of Use carefully. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you must immediately terminate your use of the website. You may also print these Terms of Use for your records.

License Grant

You are granted a personal, revocable, limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use River Dentistry websites conditioned on your continued acceptance of, and compliance with, these Terms of Use. You may use River Dentistry websites and content (as defined below) for your non-commercial personal use and for no other purpose. River Dentistry reserves the right to bar, restrict, or suspend any user’s access to our websites and/or to terminate this license at any time for any reason. River Dentistry reserves any rights not explicitly granted in these Terms of Use.

License Restrictions

Unless otherwise expressly stated in these Terms of Use or you receive our prior written consent, you may not modify, translate, create derivative works of, copy, distribute, market, display, remove or alter any proprietary notices or labels from, lease, sell, sublicense, clone, transfer, decompile, reverse engineer, or incorporate into any information retrieval system (electronic or mechanical), any River Dentistry website, content (as defined below), or any portion thereof.

Furthermore, you may not:

  • use River Dentistry websites, email, or social media accounts for any unauthorized or illegal purpose or activity including, but not limited to, any activity to obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access;
  • interfere with the proper working of River Dentistry websites including, but not limited to, form injection, cross-site scripting, transmission of any virus, worm, trap door, back door, timer, clock, Trojan, or other limiting routine, instruction or design; or
  • interfere with any other person’s use and enjoyment of River Dentistry websites.

Your Acceptance

River Dentistry websites are made available only to individuals who can enter into legally binding contracts under applicable law. These Terms of Use constitute a legally binding agreement between you and River Dentistry regarding your use and access to our websites. By using our website you agree to the Terms of Use. River Dentistry reserves the right to revise these Terms of Use at any time in its sole discretion by posting updated Terms of Use. Your use of the websites signifies your acceptance of all the terms and conditions contained within the Terms of Use posted at the time of website visit. It is your responsibility to regularly review the updated Terms of Use every time you visit the website.

User ID and Password Information

Some features and areas of River Dentistry websites may be available only with registration and login. If you are required to register and select a unique user ID and password (“Personal Login Information”), you must keep your Personal Login Information confidential. Your Personal Login Information is unique to you and you should not allow any 3rd party to use it under any circumstances. River Dentistry is not liable for any damages caused by or related to the theft, misappropriation, disclosure, or unauthorized use of your Personal Login Information. You must contact River Dentistry immediately if you become aware of or believe there is or may have been any unauthorized use of your Personal Login Information, or if you wish to deactivate your login due to security concerns.

User Obligations

You warrant that you will abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations with respect to your use of River Dentistry websites and not interfere with the use and enjoyment of our websites by other users or with our operation and management of our websites. You will, at all times, provide true, accurate, current, authorized, and complete information, when submitting information or materials on River Dentistry website, including, without limitation, information required to be provided through registration forms. If any false, inaccurate, untrue, unauthorized, or incomplete information is submitted by you, River Dentistry reserves the right to terminate your access and use of our websites. River Dentistry does not require and discourages website or email submission of any confidential and/or health information protected by HIPAA, PSQIA, and other applicable laws and regulations.You warrant that you will not impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious, when using River Dentistry websites, or defame or otherwise harm any party, including River Dentistry, through your use of our websites.

Proprietary Rights

The content of River Dentistry websites includes, without limitation:

  • River Dentistry’s trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, and brand names, trade dress and trade names and other distinctive identification;
  • information, data, materials, interfaces, computer code, databases, products, services, software applications and tools, text, images, photographs, audio and video material, and artwork; and
  • design, structure, selection, compilation, assembly, coordination, expression, functionalities, applications, look and feel, and arrangement of any content contained in or available through our websites (the items identified in subsections shall be collectively referred to herein as content).

Any River Dentistry website content is the property of River Dentistry, its licensors, sponsors, partners, advertisers, content providers, or other third parties, and is protected by law including, but not limited to, United States copyright, trade secret, patent, and trademark law, as well as other state, national and international laws, treaties and regulations. Any reproduction, transmission, distribution, sale, publication, broadcast, circulation or dissemination of any our website content by you, or by you through any other person or entity, is prohibited unless express written consent is separately obtained from River Dentistry or the owner of such content, if River Dentistry is not the owner. Any use of River Dentistry marks without our express written consent is strictly prohibited. You may not alter, delete, obscure or conceal any copyright or other notices appearing in our websites content, including any such notices appearing on any content you are permitted to download, transmit, display, print, or reproduce from River Dentistry websites.

Some software and content on the websites may be used/shared by us our our users under GNU GPL and Creative Commons licenses. If you observe any software and content that does not fall under these licenses and infringes on your copy rights, please notify us and the website manager for removal.

Responsibility for Use

Use of the Internet and River Dentistry websites is solely at your risk and is subject to all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations. River Dentistry does not guarantee confidentiality or security of any communication or other material transmitted to or from our websites, social media accounts, or email accounts over the Internet or other communication network. River Dentistry is not responsible for and shall not be obligated to correct or update our website, social media accounts, or email content, or user-generated content and River Dentistry shall not be liable for omissions, typographical errors, or out-of-date information, which may appear on River Dentistry websites.

Medical Disclaimer

River Dentistry websites, email, and social media accounts content is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice or as a substitute for medical advice by dentist or physician.

Patient Information

While River Dentistry carefully safeguards and never publishes confidential patient information (“patient information”), user-generated content of our websites as well as social media accounts and public forums, which you may access via our websites, may contain some patient information. State and federal laws, as well as ethical and licensure requirements, may impose obligations with respect to patient confidentiality that may limit your ability to receive, disclose, or make use of patient information, including transmitting patient information to others.

You warrant that you will comply with all laws that may directly or indirectly govern your retrieval, use, transmission, processing, receipt, reporting, disclosure, or storage of patient information. You are solely responsible for obtaining and maintaining any patient consents, if applicable, and all other consents or permissions required by law or advisable with respect to your retrieval, use, transmission, processing, receipt, reporting, disclosure or storage of patient information. You shall be solely responsible for your retrieval, use or misuse, transmission, processing, receipt, reporting, disclosure or storage of patient information.

User Generated Content

River Dentistry does not claim ownership of content that you or others may post on or through our websites and social media accounts, such as comments or posts that you or others submit on forums, blogs, or other websites. You agree that by submitting user-generated content, you hereby grant River Dentistry a perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use, download, duplicate, display, distribute, modify any user-generated content as well as to create derivative works based on user-generated content, subject to our Privacy Policy. When submitting any user-generated content, you will abide by these Terms and Conditions. You also acknowledge that you alone are fully responsible for content you submit and that you own or have the rights to use the content.

Third Party Content

River Dentistry websites may feature content, materials, information, products, and services provided by third parties. Any such content, including but not limited to articles, clippings, opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, user-generated content, or other content made available by third parties, such as content providers and other users of our websites are those of the respective third parties and not of River Dentistry or its affiliates. River Dentistry makes no representation with respect to, nor does it guarantee or endorse, the quality, non-infringement, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or reliability of such third party content, materials, information, services, or products.

Links to Third Party Websites

River Dentistry websites may provide links to other sites on the Internet for your convenience. These other sites are maintained by third parties, over which River Dentistry exercises no control. The appearance of any such third party links (provided by River Dentistry or by a third party) is not intended to endorse any particular company or product. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to from our websites, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Links to River Dentistry Websites and Content

Links posted by third parties to River Dentistry websites and/or content may not use River Dentistry trademark or logo and shall not suggest that River Dentistry promotes or otherwise endorses any third party products, business relationships, services, causes, campaigns, websites, content, or information. Any links to any portion of River Dentistry websites shall be the responsibility of the linking party. River Dentistry reserves the right to require any linking party to disable or remove any link that violates River Dentistry rights or causes interruption or deterioration of River Dentistry content.

Warranties Disclaimed

River Dentistry website and social media accounts content are provided “as is” and “as available.” Neither River Denstistry, its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, officers, or trustees, nor any of its agents, representatives, suppliers, advertisers, promotional partners, or licensors (collectively, “River Dentistry parties”) provide any express or implied representation or warranty of any kind, including without limitation, any representation or warranty that:

  • River Dentistry websites or content, or any results that may be obtained by you, are complete, accurate, reliable or non-infringing;
  • access to River Dentistry websites will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free;
  • the quality of any products, services, information or other material purchased or obtained by you through River Dentistry websites will meet your expectations; or
  • River Dentistry content will remain unchanged or accessible on our website. All warranties, express or implied, are disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law including, without limitation, any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and/or non-infringement of intellectual property.

Limitations of Liability

River Dentistry, its employees, contractors, or service providers shall not be liable, and disclaim any liability, for any claim, loss or damage, direct or indirect, including, without limitation, compensatory, consequential, incidental, indirect, special, exemplary or punitive damages of any kind whatsoever in connection with, as a result of, or arising:

  • out of the use of or inability to use River Dentistry websites and/or any River Dentistry content;
  • from any interruption in availability of any River Dentistry website and/or content;
  • from any loss of data and/or from any equipment failure;
  • out of the procurement of substitute goods or services resulting from any problems with the goods, content, and/or services purchased or obtained from a River Dentistry website, or transactions entered into, through or from a River Dentistry website;
  • from unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data;
  • from statements or conduct of any third party on our websites;
  • from any delay or failure of River Dentistry websites arising out of causes beyond our control;
  • out of the use of, reference to, or reliance on, websites content;
  • out of any third party materials, information, products and services contained on, or accessed through, our websites;
  • out of any content, materials, accuracy of information, and/or quality of the products, services or materials provided by or advertised on third party websites; or
  • out of any other matter relating to River Dentistry websites or content.

In the event you are dissatisfied with, or dispute, these terms of use, any of our websites, and/or our content, your sole right and exclusive remedy is to terminate your use of the website, even if that right or remedy is deemed to fail of its essential purpose. You confirm that River Dentistry has no other obligation, liability or responsibility to you or any other party.

Exclusions Permitted by Law

Some jurisdictions do not allow exclusion of certain warranties or conditions or limitation or exclusion of liability for loss or damage caused by negligence, breach of contract or breach of implied terms, or incidental or consequential damages.


To the fullest extent permitted by law, you shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless River Dentistry, it’s employees, and contractors from and against all claims arising from or in any way related to your use of River Dentistry websites and/or content, a violation by you of these terms of use, or any other actions connected with your use of River Dentistry websites and/or content, including any liability or expense, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees. River Dentistry will provide prompt written notice of any such claims, but failure to provide such notice will not release you from any of your obligations pursuant to this section except to the extent that you are actually prejudiced by such failure, and will not relieve you from any other liability that you may have to River Dentistry, it’s employees, and contractors other than under this section.

Terms and Termination

These Terms of Use will take effect at the time you begin using any River Dentistry website. River Dentistry reserves the right, with or without notice, at any time and for any reason to deny you access to any River Dentistry website or to any portion thereof, and to terminate these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use will terminate automatically if you fail to comply with the terms set forth herein. You may terminate these Terms of Use at any time by ceasing to use River Dentistry website, but all applicable provisions of these Terms of Use will survive such termination. Upon termination, you must destroy all copies of any portion of River Dentistry website, including any content, in your possession.


Any controversy or claim you have arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use shall be resolved by a single impartial arbitrator pursuant to proceedings administered by the American Arbitration Association under its rules for resolution of commercial disputes. Any such claim shall be brought solely by you as an individual and not as part of, or as a representative of, a class. The arbitration shall be held in Los Angeles, California. All submissions to the arbitrator, the proceedings and the award shall be confidential. The arbitration shall be conducted on an expedited basis with minimal discovery. The arbitrator’s award shall be final and binding.

The courts of the State of California and/or the United States District Court for the Southern District of California shall have exclusive jurisdiction and venue over:

  • any action concerning the enforcement of an arbitration award; or
  • if arbitration is not permitted by law, then any Claim you have arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use.

You agree to unconditionally and irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts and you will not object to such jurisdiction and venue on the grounds of lack of personal jurisdiction, inconvenient forum or otherwise. Each party irrevocably waives any and all right to trial by jury in any legal proceeding arising out of or related to these terms of use. River Dentistry reserves all rights and remedies available to it, in law or equity, with respect to any matter relating to these Terms of Use.

Neither party consents or agrees to any arbitration on a class or representative basis and the arbitrator shall have no authority to proceed with an arbitration on a class or representative basis. No arbitration will be consolidated with any other arbitration proceeding without the consent of all parties. Any claim or controversy as to the enforceability of this arbitration provision’s restriction on your right to participate in or pursue a class action or class wide arbitration shall be brought only in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California or any State of California court located in Los Angeles County, California.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use and all matters regarding your use of River Dentistry website shall be governed by, construed in accordance with, and enforced under the laws of the State of California applicable to contracts made and executed and wholly performed in the State of California, without regard to choice of law principles. Neither the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act nor the United Nations Convention on Contracts for International Sale of Goods apply and its applicability is expressly excluded. Printed copies of any and all agreements and/or notices in electronic form shall be admissible in any legal, investigative or regulatory proceedings.

Waiver and Severability

The failure of River Dentistry to exercise or enforce any right or provision in these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, such provision shall be enforced to the fullest extent of the law, and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

Complete Agreement

These Terms of Use, together with any revisions incorporated by reference, and any Click-through Agreement, constitutes the entire agreement between you and River Dentistry relating to River Dentistry websites and its use by you, and supersedes any previous written or oral communication regarding use of River Dentistry websites. River Dentistry websites are intended to be consistent with and in furtherance of River Dentistry’s policies.

Statute of Limitations

Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to your use of River Dentistry website must be filed by you within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

Use Outside of the United States

River Dentistry makes no claims regarding access or use of River Dentistry websites or content outside of the United States. If you use or access River Dentistry websites or content outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws and regulations of your jurisdiction as well as these Terms of Use.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these Terms of Use or River Dentistry websites, you can reach us using our Contact Uspage.