Pre-Operative Instructions

  • Do not eat or drink ANYTHING for six hours before your surgery appointment. (Exception: If you take prescription medicine, these may be taken with a small amount of water. Remember, when taking any medications before your surgery, follow instruction given to you by your surgeon at your prior appointment.)
  • Clean your mouth and teeth well prior to surgery to help avoid infection.
  • Please wear short-sleeved clothes that are loose, cool and comfortable.
  • Do not wear jewelry.
  • Use the restroom prior to your appointment.
  • Someone should be with you for 12 to 24 hours after you return home.
  • Remember, you will be receiving sedation. Therefore, you will need to have a driver with you to take you home. You are not able to drive or operate heavy machinery for 24 hours following your surgery.
  • Minors must be accompanied by a parent.


*48 hours notice must be given if you cannot keep this appointment.

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