Do not eat any food for eight (8) hours prior to your appointment. You may drink clear liquids (water or apple juice) up to two (2) hours before the appointment.
It is important to inform us of the medications that you are currently taking, and any medical conditions that you have.
Please wear a short sleeve shirt and comfortable clothing. Do not wear any jewelry. Please remove all facial/ tongue piercings and contact lenses.
Advise your doctor of any medications you are currently taking. Continue taking daily medications (insulin, blood pressure pills, etc.) in your regular dosage unless otherwise instructed.
We will have you use the restroom before your appointment. If you need to use it after your sedation has begun, you will be escorted to and monitored in the restroom by the staff. If you have an overactive bladder, please wear an adult absorbent garment for any appointment over an hour.
Please make arrangements for a responsible adult to drive you to and from the appointment. Your ride does need to stay in the office for your entire appointment. You will need a responsible care giver for 4-6 hours after your appointment. A taxi cab is not an acceptable ride option.
You must sign the consent forms for treatment and conscious sedation prior to taking the medication for sedation. Any documents signed after taking the medication for sedation are considered invalid.
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled appointment. Late arrival may necessitate rescheduling or cancellation of your appointment.
Please notify us if you develop a cold, sore throat, fever, or any other illness prior to your appointment.