WHY ANESTHESIA?

 

More than 60 percent of people suffer from some amount of fear with regards to visiting a dentist so we understand the need for some additional comfort. 

 

Whatever those fears may be, SOBA provides a safe and affordable solution when treatment is needed. Those with special needs, pre-cooperative children, dental phobics, and those with limiting medical conditions, inability to get numb, and hyperactive gag reflexes, are a few examples of patients who benefit greatly from anesthesia.

At SOBA, we take pride in providing you with the best personalized and patient-centered care.

  • Our anesthesiologist will call you before your procedure to answer all your questions.

  • The anesthesiologist you meet the day of the procedure will be the anesthesiologist who completes all of your care.

  • Our knowledgeable staff are readily available after your procedure should you have a question or concern.

We specialize in providing the comfortable and safe dental experience that you and your family deserve. 

Why is anesthesia necessary?


Extensive rehabilitative dentistry can be tiresome for the patient and challenging for the dentist who wishes to provide quality dentistry. IV sedation provides increased patient comfort and excellent working conditions for the dentist. It also saves you and your busy schedule the inconveniences of multiple visits.




What if I have a pre-existing medical condition?


Many patients may have chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes, kidney failure, heart, or lung problems that can make routine dental work challenging in the conventional dental office setting. These conditions may necessitate careful monitoring of vital signs (heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate) during the procedure. Additionally, IV sedation may be provided in order to control pain, anxiety, and the deleterious physiological responses, such as elevated blood pressure and heart rate, that accompany them.




Is it safe?


Safety is our ultimate goal. Dr. Henderson continually strives to provide his patients with an unparalleled level of safety. He has the most current, well-maintained and organized anesthesia equipment in the industry. During his free time he reads extensively to maintain his knowledge of the most current advancements and treatment modalities in his field. You can rest assured that Dr. Henderson will provide you with a safe, controlled, and hospital-grade anesthetic experience in the comfort of your dentist’s office.




Can I eat or drink before surgery?


For safety during most procedures, it is necessary for you to have an empty stomach. As a general rule, you should not eat or drink anything after midnight before your surgery. Under some circumstances, you may be given permission to drink clear liquids up to two hours before your anesthetic.





Why is anesthesia necessary?


Extensive rehabilitative dentistry can be tiresome for the patient and challenging for the dentist who wishes to provide quality dentistry. IV sedation provides increased patient comfort and excellent working conditions for the dentist. It also saves you and your busy schedule the inconveniences of multiple visits.




What if I have a pre-existing medical condition?


Many patients may have chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes, kidney failure, heart, or lung problems that can make routine dental work challenging in the conventional dental office setting. These conditions may necessitate careful monitoring of vital signs (heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate) during the procedure. Additionally, IV sedation may be provided in order to control pain, anxiety, and the deleterious physiological responses, such as elevated blood pressure and heart rate, that accompany them.




Is it safe?


Safety is our ultimate goal. Dr. Henderson continually strives to provide his patients with an unparalleled level of safety. He has the most current, well-maintained and organized anesthesia equipment in the industry. During his free time he reads extensively to maintain his knowledge of the most current advancements and treatment modalities in his field. You can rest assured that Dr. Henderson will provide you with a safe, controlled, and hospital-grade anesthetic experience in the comfort of your dentist’s office.




Can I eat or drink before surgery?


For safety during most procedures, it is necessary for you to have an empty stomach. As a general rule, you should not eat or drink anything after midnight before your surgery. Under some circumstances, you may be given permission to drink clear liquids up to two hours before your anesthetic.





Have some questions??

Any unanswered questions? Email Us!
 

FINANCIAL, INSURANCE, &

CONFIRMATION POLICIES

 

The fee for anesthesia includes all pre-anesthesia evaluations, consultations with physicians, medications, supplies, anesthetic care, and recovery.


We do accept NC Medicaid/Health Choice. We bill your insurance directly for the anesthesia provided.

We provide affordable rates for privately-insured or uninsured patients. A non-refundable deposit of $250 is required to confirm your appointment in our schedule. Deposits should NOT be paid until a member of our team confirms your appointment with you.  The balance of your invoice will be paid at the time of the appointment. 

 

Although we do not accept payment through your insurance company, we will provide you with the necessary documentation for you to file a claim. We recommend that you inform your insurance carrier of your treatment plan prior to the appointment.

Methods of payment accepted: Cash, Check, Credit Card

 

Once your appointment has been scheduled, our office will contact you to explain the cost of treatment and answer any questions you may have.

PAY DEPOSIT 

Your deposit confirms your appointment in our schedule. The balance of your invoice will be paid at the time of the appointment.

CONTACT US

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