When being put under general anesthesia you can not eat or drink anything for 8 hours prior to appointment time. If you eat or drink anything other than a small amount of water to take regular medications your appointment will be canceled and surgery will NOT proceed.
!!! IMPORTANT !!!
When you are being put under General Anesthesia, you must have a person bring you to the appointment and they must stay with us on the property for your ENTIRE appointment time. If you are under age 18, it must be your legal guardian.
Please wear loose fitting clothes
Remove nail polish, ALL jewelry, removable dental appliances and contact lenses.
To minimize the risk for post operative infection please bathe/shower and brush teeth prior to surgery (no later than 16 hours).
Please limit # of people coming to surgery/consult appointment with you (we prefer only 1 no more than 2 people per patient). Our waiting room is small and can only hold a limited amount of people scheduled.
Please try and avoid bringing small children due to we have noise limitations when performing sedation on patients.
If you have been advised by your physician to take antibiotics pre-operatively for rheumatic fever, heart murmur, mitro valve prolapse or valve replacement or other conditions please tell our office prior to your appointment.