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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
Once your child has been seen in the dental clinic and treatment options have been discussed, the dentist will help determine which option is best for your child.
If dental rehabilitation in the OR is the best option for your child, you will be given OR paperwork to complete during your visit.
After you complete the paperwork, your child will be placed on a waiting list. The wait time can be up to seven months depending on urgency, location and chronological order.
As we near your child's name on the waiting list, we will submit a letter of medical necessity to your medical insurance and a pre-treatment estimate to your dental insurance. This provides us with an estimate of what the insurance company may pay. Your family will then be contacted and financial arrangements will be made for co-payments. At this time we will also book the surgery date.
In the weeks prior to the surgery date, your child will need to go for one of the following:
Physical examination: For children who may or may not have special needs but are otherwise healthy.
Anesthesia Consult: For children with certain medical conditions and children having day surgery.
Pre-Operative appointment: For children whose medical history requires them to be admitted into the hospital overnight for observation.
After being seen in the OR, your child will need to return for a follow-up visit in the dental clinic. This visit usually occurs within a week of the surgery date.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”