If you have pain or an emergency situation, every attempt will be made to see you that day.
Due to the fact Dr. Dingman provides many types of oral surgery services, various circumstances may lengthen the time allocated for a procedure. Emergency cases can also arise and cause delays. We appreciate your understanding and patience.
Please call us at Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of Northern Arizona Phone Number 928-773-2530 with any questions or to schedule an appointment.
Please assist us in providing best possible care by providing the following information before the time of your appointment:
- For new patients; fill out our online registration forms under our “Patient Information” tab (Linked above)
- Your surgical referral slip and any x-rays if applicable
- A list of all medications you are presently taking
Please alert our office if you have a medical condition that may be of concern prior to surgery such as diabetes, high blood pressure, artificial heart valves and joints, rheumatic fever; or if you are currently taking any medication such as heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant medications etc.
Please note that all patients under the age of 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during their appointment(s).
A preoperative consultation and physical examination is mandatory for patients undergoing IV anesthesia for surgery. Please have nothing to eat or drink eight hours prior to your surgery. You will also need a responsible adult with you to drive you home.
X-RAYS AND CT SCANS
If your dentist or physician has taken x-rays, please request that they forward them to our office, or pick them up and bring them to our office. If additional films are necessary, they can be taken at our office. Computed Tomography (CT) scans may be required and we may refer you to a facility to have a scan taken to further help in the diagnosis and treatment planning.