Several methods of anesthesia are available. The method of anesthesia that is chosen for or by a patient depends upon the nature of the surgical procedure and the patient’s level of apprehension. This is a collaborative decision between Dr. Arne’ and the patient. Learn more about the available anesthesia options HERE
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Pre and PostOp Instructions
If you have questions regarding your planned or recent surgery, please download the informational PDFs below. If you can’t find the answers you are looking for, feel free to call our office at 910-762-4011.
We are not a Medicare or Medicaid provider. Our accepted insurance are listed as follows:
- Ameritas – Principal, Standard, & Reliance
- Cigna – GEHA
- Delta – AARP Dental Plan, Federal Retired
- United Healthcare Dental – Guardian, Lincoln
Our office accepts assignment of benefits directly to the dental provider for other non-contracted dental plans as each plan specifies. As a courtesy to our patients when the dental or medical plan pays benefits to the subscriber-only, we will file the claims and necessary documentation to assure processing of those claims. Please be aware that services provided by out-of-network provider doesn’t always, but may result in lower benefits depending on each patient’s plan.
Once Dr. Arné has recommended a treatment plan for a patient, our insurance coordinator will contact their insurance provider for the estimated benefits. The estimated patient portion is due the day of surgery and will be collected prior to treatment. Filing of a pretreatment estimate may be required for more specific plan benefits of procedures.
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