Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Borgfeld Dental Center, LLC, which does business as Henwood Family Dentistry, regarding its recent data breach. The Henwood Family Dentistry data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 7,200 individuals.
ABOUT BORGFELD DENTAL CENTER, LLC D/B/A HENWOOD FAMILY DENTISTRY:
Henwood Family Dentistry is a full-service dental provider offering comprehensive oral health services. Since its founding in 1986, Henwood Family Dentistry has offered diagnostic, treatment, and preventative care services covering everything from biannual dental cleaning and check-ups to emergency dentistry and wisdom teeth removal. Furthermore, Henwood Family Dentistry provides cosmetic dentistry, encompassing services such as teeth whitening, bonding, and porcelain veneer implantation. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Henwood Family Dentistry is the dental practice for Dr. Hiba Abusaid and Dr. Areej Alankar.
On August 17, 2023, Henwood Family Dentistry discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Henwood Family Dentistry determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through a remote access tool. Recently, Henwood Family Dentistry began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Health insurance information
- Medical information
If you received a breach notification letter from Henwood Family Dentistry:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the Henwood Family Dentistry data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in free credit monitoring service provided by Borgfeld Dental Center, LLC d/b/a Henwood Family Dentistry;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.