Financial Information

We deliver the finest care at the most reasonable cost to our patients, Payment is due at the time service is rendered unless other arrangements have been made in advance. If you have questions regarding your account, please contact us at Drs. Massett & Dickerson Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Phone Number 985-641-2030. Many times, a simple telephone call will clear any misunderstandings.

Thank you for choosing our office for your oral surgical care.  We are committed to providing the highest standards of care at a reasonable cost.  In order to avoid any misunderstandings, we ask that you review our financial policies prior to treatment.

OFFICE VISITS:  For consultations and non surgical office care, payment in full is expected at the time of service.  This includes charges for X-rays and other diagnostic studies.

SURGICAL CARE:  With the exception of certain PPO plans, payment in full is expected at the time of service.  ALTERNATE ARRANGEMENTS MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE financing is available through third party provider if applicable.

PAYMENT OPTIONS:  We accept cash, check Visa, MasterCard and Discover.  Financing is available for accounts in excess of $1500.00

INSURANCE:  Your insurance coverage is a contract between you and your insurer; we are not a party to that contract.  While we will gladly assist you in recovering maximum benefits from your plan, you are ultimately responsible for your account with our office, in lieu of any third party coverages.

We will gladly offer our assistance in your initial claim filing at no charge. 

If after a three (3) month period your PPO has not paid, the patient will be automatically responsible for payment of the entire balance.

MEDICARE:  Unfortunately there are not any dental benefits available under the Medicare program.  This includes extractions, surgical preparation for dentures,  and reconstructive procedures such as implants.  If you wish to file a claim for these services you must agree to accept full responsibility for your account with us.

LABWORK:  For our biopsies we use LSU Laboratory.  For any procedure done in our office requiring an analysis and pathology report, you will be billed separately by LSU Laboratory.