Terms of Use


2021 Smile Help Now. All Rights Reserved. Smile Help Now is a free search directory brought to you by the Delta Dental Foundation of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and North Carolina (“DDF”). The information presented is not medical advice, nor is Smile Help Now a dental care referral service. By accessing the site you understand and agree that Smile Help Now nor DDF endorse or recommend specific providers. All medical advice, dental advice, and medical and/or dental treatment and/or products and services given by those listed in this directory will be utilized at your own discretion. Smile Help Now does not verify or investigate the education or credentials of the people in the directory; and Smile Help Now is not able to advise you about any particular provider’s expertise or scope of practice. Should you experience an unsatisfactory outcome of care with anyone named in this directory, you will not hold Smile Help Now or DDF responsible for that outcome. Use of this site is subject to additional Terms of Use, by accessing or using the site, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not access or use the site.



This Web site (the “Web site”) is a service made available by the Delta Dental Foundation of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and North Carolina (“DDF”), and all content and information provided on and through the Web site (“Content”) may be used solely under the following Terms of Use (“Terms of Use”).

  1. Web site License. As a user of this Web site you are granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable, limited license to access and use the Web site and Content in accordance with these Terms of Use. DDF may terminate this license at any time for any reason.
  2. Limitations on Use. The Content on this Web site is for personal use only and not for commercial exploitation. You may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sell, sublicense, or create derivative works from the Web site or the Content. You may not use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the site architecture, or extract information about usage or users. You may not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our Web site or the Content without DDF’s prior written permission. You may not copy, modify, reproduce, republish, distribute, display or transmit for commercial, non-profit, public or private purposes any portion of the Web site, except to the extent permitted above. You may not use or otherwise export or re-export the Web site or any portion thereof, the Content or any software available on or through the Web site in violation of the export control laws and regulations of the United States of America. Any unauthorized use of the Web site or its Content is prohibited.
  3. Not Medical Advice. Content contained on or made available through the Web site is not intended to and does not constitute medical advice and no physician-patient relationship is formed. The accuracy, completeness, adequacy or currency of the Content is not warranted or guaranteed. Your use of information on the Web site or materials linked from the Web site is at your own risk.
  4. Intellectual Property Rights. Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, under copyright or other intellectual property rights. You agree that the Content and Web site is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. You acknowledge by using the Web site that all content is the property of DDF and that DDF owns all rights, including copyrights, in and to the content.
  5. No Solicitation. In no event may any person or entity solicit any users with data retrieved from this Web site. You may not solicit for commercial purposes any provider, hospital, or clinic identified on the web site.
  6. Sponsors. This Web site may contain sponsorship. Sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Web site is accurate and complies with applicable laws. DDF will not be responsible for the illegality of or any error or inaccuracy in sponsors’ materials.
  7. Errors and Corrections. DDF does not represent or warrant that the Web site will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. DDF does not warrant or represent that the information available on or through the Web site will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable. DDF may make improvements and/or changes to its features, functionality or Content at any time.
  8. Third Party Content. Third party content may appear on this Web site or may be accessible via links from this Web site. DDF is not responsible for and assumes no liability for any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content contained in any third party content appearing on the Web site. You understand that the information and opinions in the third party content is neither endorsed by nor does it reflect the belief of DDF.
  9. Disclaimer. The Web site is provided on an “as is” basis. DDF expressly disclaims all warranties, including the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. DDF disclaims all responsibility for any loss, injury, claim, liability or damage of any kind resulting from, arising out of or in any way related to a) any errors in or omissions from this Web site and the content, including but not limited to technical inaccuracies and typographical errors, b) any third party Web sites or content therein directly or indirectly accessed through links in this Web site, including but not limited to any errors in or omissions therefrom, c) the unavailability of the Web site or any portion thereof, d) your use of this Web site, or e) your use of any equipment or software in connection with the Web site.
  10. Limitation of Liability.DDF shall not be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting from your use of the Web site. DDF shall not be liable for any special, direct, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees) in any way due to, resulting from, or arising in connection with the use of or inability to use the Web site or the content.
  11. Unlawful Activity. DDF reserves the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of the Terms of Use and to take any action we deem appropriate including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to user profiles, e-mail addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses and traffic information.
  12. Remedies for Violations. DDF reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms of Use, including but not limited to the right to block access from a particular Internet address to DDF’s Web sites and their features.
  13. Governing Law and Jurisdiction. The Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan.
  14. Severability of Provisions. These Terms of Use incorporate by reference any notices contained on the Web site and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement with respect to access to and use of the Web site. If any provision of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void or unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and shall not affect their validity and enforceability.
  15. Modifications to Terms of Use. These Terms of Use incorporate by reference any notices contained on the Web site and in the Privacy Policy and constitute the entire agreement with respect to access to and use of the Web site. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms of Use. Continued use of the Web site after any such changes constitutes your consent to such changes.