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Pre-operative Instructions for General Anesthesia and Intravenous Sedation

1.  Nothing to eat or drink for 8 hours before appointment (no water, juice, gum, etc.). If surgery is scheduled for the morning, have nothing to eat or drink after midnight.
2.  No smoking the day of surgery.
3.  Someone must come with you who can wait for you in the office while you are in surgery and can drive you home after. You cannot drive for 24 hours after general anesthesia or IV sedation.
4.  Please make arrangements for someone to take care of you at home after the procedure.
5.  Please remove all nail polish, make-up and contact lenses before surgery.
6.  Please wear clothing with short or loose-fitting sleeves.
7.  If the patient is a minor (under 18) he/she must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
8.  If you take any medications on a regular basis, please contact the office to see if you should take these on the day of your procedure.
9.  If you use an inhaler, bring it with you on the day of surgery
10.  Please call us or visit our website,, if you have any other questions.

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Pre-Op Instructions | Optimum Oral Surgery
We provide these oral surgery pre-op instructions for patients undergoing general anesthesia or intravenous sedation at Optimum Oral Surgery.
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