Before Intravenous/Oral Anesthesia Sedation

  • You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for TWELVE (12) hours prior to the appointment.
  • No smoking at least 8 hours before surgery.
  • A responsible adult must accompany the patient to the office, remain in the office during the procedure, and drive the patient home.
  • The patient must not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following the anesthesia experience.
  • Please wear a button-down short sleeve shirt the day of the procedure.
  • Contact lenses, jewelry, and dentures must be removed at the time of surgery.
  • Do not wear lipstick, makeup, or nail polish on the day of surgery.
  • If you have an illness such as a cold, sore throat, stomach or bowel upset, please notify the office.
  • If you take routine oral medications, please check with Dr. Crowther prior to your surgical date for instructions.