Miscellaneous Surgeries

All patients are charged for a consultation, even if they do not have a surgery. The consultation fee is applied to the surgery price below if surgery is completed in a timely manner. If the consultation and surgery are on the same day, there is no separate charge for the consultation. More details are here.

Caldwell Luc sinusotomy (aka antrostomy):  $800 per side

This surgery is usually to remove foreign bodies from the maxillary sinus or clean out the maxillary sinus. Includes sedation and 3 months of routine post-operative care.

Coronoidectomy:  $1,000 per side

This surgery is typically done in the hospital in which case there is an additional $280 OR fee. Rounding on a patient in the hospital is $200 per day. Anesthesia is billed by the anesthesiologist who generally accepts your medical insurance. The hospital or surgery center will have their own fees which may be covered by your medical insurance. Includes 3 months of routine post-operative care.

Cutting a dental bridge: $400

We STRONGLY recommend you have your dentist cut your bridge before surgery if necessary. Modern bridge materials are very hard and require specialized tools to efficiently cut. Most general dentist keep those tools on hand and are less likely to damage the part of the bridge you are keeping. If we cut your bridge, we are not responsible for damage to the part of the bridge you are trying to keep.

Arch bar removal:  $650 per bar

Includes sedation and 3 months of routine post-operative care.

This service is included if RCOMS placed the arch bar.

There is no additional fee to take-over this case if the arch bar was placed eleswhere.

Hardware removal:  $850 per site

Surgery to remove bone plates, screws, and/or pins.  Sedation is NOT included. Does include 3 months of routine post-operative care.

This surgery may be done in the hospital in which case there is an additional $280 OR fee. Rounding on a patient in the hospital is $200 per day. Anesthesia is billed by the anesthesiologist who generally accepts your medical insurance. The hospital or surgery center will have their own fees which may be covered by your medical insurance.

Non-surgical treatment of a dry socket after an extraction NOT done by RCOMS:  $245

Includes exam, consultation, x-ray(s), and treatment with local anesthesia if necessary, does not include sedation. Follow-up visits, including more non-surgical treatment of a dry socket, are included for 3 months. Surgical treatment may have higher fees.

If an RCOMS patients develops a dry socket after we extract a tooth, we treat it at no charge.