Updated January 5, 2021
Web Accessibility Statement for Maintain Your Smile Dental (hereinafter “The Company”).
The company is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the broadest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.
We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying relevant accessibility standards as they become applicable.
Committment to support accessibility
We take the following measures to ensure accessibility of The Company:
- Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
- Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
- Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
- Assign clear accessibility targets and responsibilities.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designs and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. The Company is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.
This website strives to comply with the best methods and standards as outlined in Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act and level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. These guidelines describe how to produce web content accessible to people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will make the web more user-friendly for all people.
Website and Practice Accessibility Statement
We are continuously working to enhance the accessibility of content on our site. Beneath, you’ll find advice to help make your browsing experience more accessible:
If you have trouble seeing web pages, the US Social Security Administration offers these tips for optimizing your computer and browser to improve your online experience.
- Use your computer to read web pages out loud
- Use the keyboard to navigate screens
- Increase text size
- Magnify your screen
- Change background and text colors
- Make your mouse pointer more visible (Windows only)
If you are looking for mouse and keyboard alternatives, speech recognition software such as Dragon Naturally Speaking may help you navigate web pages and online services. This software allows the user to move focus around a web page or application screen through voice controls.
Closed captioning is a tool that provides a transcript for the audio segment of a video presentation synchronized with the video and audio tracks. Captions are generally visually displayed over the video, which benefits people who are deaf and hard of hearing, and anyone who cannot hear the audio due to noisy environments. Most of our video content includes captions. Learn how to turn closed captioning on and off on YouTube.
Your browsing device has volume control features. Various video and audio services (i.e., YouTube, Vimeo) have additional volume controls. Adjust both your device’s volume controls and your media players’ volume controls to optimize your listening experience.
If the suggestions above do not satisfy your needs, and you’d like to get in touch with our patient coordinators, we encourage you to contact us for assistance at the postal address or phone number listed below.