Dr. Norman Thie

Practice of Oral Medicine

 

Limited to:

TMD/Accident Injury Claims/Dental Sleep Apnea

Suite 301, 2603 Hewes Way
Edmonton AB T6L 6W6

Located within Align Orthodontics
Phone: 780.485.5574
Fax: 780.461.3895

  

First Visit

  

No Referral Necessary

While we do not require referrals we certainly welcome them. Any referral documents from a referring physician should be emailed, mailed or faxed to our office prior to your initial examination being scheduled.

Click here to download a referral form to be completed by your referring health care provider(s).

Scheduling and Cancellations

Please contact our office to coordinate a time for an initial exam and consultation with Dr. Thie. We provide ongoing scheduling in the event that the appointment time you would like to reserve is not available; we also have a cancellation list in the event that openings become available.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled time with Dr. Thie to allow for the completion of a medical history form.

Allow 1 hour to complete your scheduled appointment.

In order to accommodate all of Dr. Thie’s patients in a timely manner please provide us with 48 hours notice to change or cancel an appointment.

Financial Arrangements

Dr. Thie prides himself in providing a thorough and investigative approach to diagnosing treatment needs. He will ensure that any practitioner who refers a patient receives a full descriptive diagnosis and treatment outline in formal written correspondence. Dr. Thie and our Treatment Coordinator will provide consultation and present a portfolio with a fully detailed diagnosis and treatment needs proposal for review. Consultation fees will be reviewed at the time of scheduling the initial examination.

We believe that all of our patients are entitled to comfort and health and we can assist in making that possible. We offer payment methods which include Debit, Visa, MasterCard and personal Cheque.

Insurance

Should you or a family member have private dental insurance, we would be happy to assist you in completing all the necessary paperwork; pre-authorizations and treatment claims. This will allow for reimbursement of dental benefits for the services provided in our practice. We do not offer direct billing to your insurance provider.

For Reimbursement, please provide:

  • The name of the Insurance Company
  • Subscriber's full name
  • Subscriber's date of birth
  • Subscriber group number
  • Subscriber identification number

We accept multiple insurance benefits

Accident & Injury Claims

TMJ/TMD dysfunstion is commonly the result of an accident or injury. In these cases, we would be happy to coordinate on behalf of our patients for the required approval of benefits coverage with any auto insurance or legal counsel. These approvals will be sought prior to the scheduled initial examination.

For reimbursement please provide:

  • Extended health care information
  • Auto insurance/accident benefits information
  • Name of legal counsel if applicable

If treatment is required as a result of an accident or injury we will be available to assist in obtaining approvals for you.