All patients should observe these guidelines prior to receiving anesthesia
- No smoking for at least 12 hours prior to surgery, and no eating or drinking for at least 8 hours before surgery.
- You must be accompanied by a spouse, friend or neighbor to the procedure, who will then drive you home after the procedure is completed. You should not drive for at least 24 hours.
- Do not wear dentures, jewelry or contact lenses.
- Review the daily medications you take with your dentist. Be sure you can take daily medications on the day of the procedure.