PRE-and POST-OPERATIVE INSTRUCTIONS FOR NON-CONSCIOUS SEDATION

Pre-Operative Instructions

1. Take all regular medications with a small amount of water unless instructed not to do so by your Physician or Dentist.

2. DO NOT eat or drink for 8 hours prior to your appointment.

3. You must be driven to the office by a responsible companion, parent or guardian.

4. Do not smoke or drink alcohol for 8 hours prior to your appointment.

5. Sedative medication will be dispensed in office and must be taken according to your dentists instructions.

Post-Operative Instructions

1. Take all regular and newly prescribed medications as instructed by your doctor and dentist, following the instructions on the medication bottles.

2. No alcohol for at least 12 hours following the procedure.

3. Do not drive a car or operate any other type of machinery for at least 12 hours following the procedure. If you are continuing to take prescription pain medication beyond that 12 hour time frame, follow the instructions on the prescription bottle regarding driving or operating machinery.

4. You must have a responsible companion, parent or guardian drive you home following the procedure. This person needs to remain with you for at least 12 hours to observe your recovery.

5. Please call us with any questions or concerns following your treatment.