Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

  • The night before surgery, eat a light, easily digestible meal; please don't drink alcohol or use recreational drugs.
  • Go to sleep early.
  • Please have nothing to eat or drink past midnight the night before surgery. 
  • If you have been given a pre-medication packet, please take the medication 30 minutes before your appointment time with a small sip of water (please use only water).
  • A responsible adult must accompany you (the patient) to AND from the office. If you are under the age of 18, a parent/guardian must accompany you and remain in the office during the procedure.
  • Please wear loose fitting clothing with access to your upper arms and chest.
  • Do not wear contact lenses or jewelry to your appointment
  • Do not wear lipstick,excessive makeup, or nail polish on the day of surgery.
  • If you wear dentures, we will remove them at the time of surgery.
  • If you use an inhaler, please bring it to your appointmnet.
  • If you are an insulin dependent diabetic, please bring your insulin and glucometer to your appointment.
  • Please refrain from smoking at least one day prior to surgery.
  • Your mouth and teeth should be well cleaned to help avoid infection.
  • You (the patient) should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following anesthesia.

                               If you have questions or concerns, please call the office
                                                              831-430-9910