Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

Home Instructions Before Oral Surgery

Please follow these instructions to prepare for oral surgery with IV Sedation.

  1. Do NOT eat or drink 6 hours prior to your scheduled appointment.


(Doing so can be life threatening and will result in cancellation of your 

  1. You MUST have an escort with you that will be able to drive you home. You should also plan to have someone care for you through the evening.
  • Your driver must remain in the office from your arrival until you are discharged; they may not leave for any reason. Please be aware if your driver leaves the office at any point, your surgery will be rescheduled and your account charged $50.00.
  1. We ask please no more than 1 or 2 guests due to limited seating.
  2. Wear comfortable clothing with easily accessible arms.
  3. Please take all medications as you would routinely. Do not discontinue medications unless instructed to do so by your doctor.  Take with a small sip (less than one ounce) of water.