When your main clinic patient needs to have extractions or other procedures in Oral Surgery:
1. Fill out the EHR – Forms – General Referral Form using tab Oral Surgery in axiUm and get it swiped by your main clinic faculty.
2. Make the appointment for your patient at the OS receptionist desk. Patients cannot call the school to schedule an OS appointment, only the student dentist can make the appointment.
3. Remember to inform and discuss with your patient that a consultation must be done prior to the extraction. If you have time to do the consult with your patient, then it will save time for the patient on the day of the extraction (This only applies if you have already completed your first two week oral surgery rotation.) If the patient requires IV sedation, the consult must be done in advance!
4. Although prior financial approval ie. Contract or pre-payment in full is encouraged, it is possible for payment in full on the day of the surgery, before the surgery. If the patient has an on-going contract with other restorative work, the surgery cost may be incorporated into the contract as long as the patient is making on-time payments