Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

  • Do not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for at least six hours prior to the appointment.
  • A responsible adult must accompany the patient to the office, remain in the office during the procedure, and drive the patient home.
  • The patient should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following anesthesia.
  • Please wear loose fitting clothing with sleeves which can be rolled up past the elbow, and low-heeled shoes.
  • Dentures/partials will be removed at the time of surgery.
  • If you take routine oral medications, please check with Drs. Gissal, Slack, Kanar or Morse prior to your surgery date for instructions.
  • If you have an illness such as a cold or sore throat, or upset stomach with nausea or vomiting on the day of your appointment, please notify the office.