My First Visit

Your initial appointment with Drs. Cummings, Balasanian, Caputo or Nicholls will consist of a consultation explaining your diagnosis and treatment options.

Occasionally, surgery can be performed the same day as the consultation. However patients with a complex medical history or treatment plan will require a thorough evaluation with a second appointment to provide the treatment on another day.

Please assist us by providing the following information at the time of your consultation:

  • Your surgical referral slip and any x-rays if applicable
  • A list of medications you are presently taking
  • If you have medical or dental insurance, please bring the necessary completed forms. This will save time and allow us to help you process any insurance claims

Financing & Insurance

Financial Information:

For your convenience, we accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover in addition to cash or check. Drs. Cummings, Balasanian, Caputo, and Nicholls provide the optimal 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.

Patients will receive a monthly statement for any outstanding balances. Most insurance companies will respond within four to six weeks. Any remaining balance after the insurance payment has been received is the responsibility of the patient. Your prompt remittance is appreciated.

Please contact our office if you have any questions and we will be happy to assist.

Care Credit:

CareCredit is a healthcare credit card designed to help manage health, and wellness costs when they are not covered by insurance. It is a way to pay for the costs of many treatments and procedures by allowing patients to make convenient monthly payments.

Orange County Centers for Oral Surgery & Dental Implants participates with this service offering 6 or 12 months 0% APR for those who qualify for credit approval.


At Orange County Centers for Oral Surgery & Dental Implants, we make every effort to provide you with the finest care and the most convenient financial options. Our highly trained administrative specialists work together with you to expedite your insurance reimbursement for covered procedures.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or requests. Our front office staff will make every effort to best assist you with your insurance coverage procedures.

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