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 Center

Q: What is your phone number?

A: 845-471-5202

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?

A: Yes.

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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