Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

How to prepare for oral surgery

  • You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for eight hours prior to the appointment.
  • No smoking for at least 12 hours before surgery. Ideally, cut down or stop smoking as soon as possible prior to the day of 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 should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following anesthesia.
  • Please wear loose fitting clothing, a shirt sleeve shirt and low-heeled shoes (no flip flops).
  • Contact lenses, jewelry, and dentures must be removed at the time of surgery.
  • Do not wear lipstick, perfume, makeup, or nail polish on the day of surgery.
  • If you have an illness such as a cold, sore throat, stomach or upset bowels, please notify the office.
  • If you take routine oral medications, please check with Dr. Gold prior to your surgical date for instructions.
For more information or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Gold, call our office in Westfield, NJ at Ronen Gold, DDS Phone Number 908-232-5551, or Request an Appointment Online.