Mid-Hudson Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons P.C.
Keeping your teeth healthy, one visit at a time!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS [FAQ]
Q: Where is your office located?
A: 29 Fox St. Poughkeepsie, NY. One block south of Vassar Brothers medical CenterQ: What is your phone number?
Q: Do I have to fast (refrain from eating/drinking) before surgery?
A: If you choose general anesthesia, you must fast for 8 hours pre-operatively. You may take regular medications with a small sip of water without consequence.
Q: Will I need a consultation prior to surgery?A: For in-depth procedures (e.g. wisdom teeth, implant surgery), it is necessary for a separate consultation visit. Any procedure involving a hospital stay/surgery center visit also will always have consultation first. However, many procedures can be seen and treated the same day.
Q: Will I have a post-operative visit?
A: Depending on the surgical procedure, you may or may not have one or more post-operative visits.
Q: If I have implant surgery who will make my restoration (crown, bridge, denture).
A: We work closely with your restorative doctor on all implant cases. Our expertise is surgery; we will place the implants in the jaw bone and get them ready for their restoration. Your dentist will make your restoration (teeth).
Q: Does Medicare pay for Oral Surgery?
A: Dental care (including Oral Surgery) is not a covered expense under the Medicare system.
Q: Are the doctors Board Certified?
A: Yes. (see Our Surgeons page)
Q: What insurance plans do you participate with?
A: MetLife Preferred Dental Plan, Guardian, Delta Dental, CIGNA Dental Health. (see Insurance page)
Q: Will I need a referral to see your doctors?A: Depending on your plan [medical or dental] you may need a referral form.
Q: Do you accept credit cards?
A: Yes we accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
Q: Do you have financing options?
A: Yes. Dental Fee Plan provides patients an outside source for financing procedures.
Q: Are co-payments required at the time services are rendered?
Q: If your doctors are not on my plan, can I still make an appointment?
A: Of course. We do not treat your insurance, we treat you and your family with the utmost care and respect.
Q: What are office hours?
A: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Q: Is there coverage of the office after office hours?
A: Yes. There will always be a doctor on call 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
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