Before IV Anesthesia


Surgical Instructions

Surgical instructions before anesthesia.


Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

  • Do not eat or drink 8 hours prior to your appointed surgical time.
  • A small sip of water to take medication is only permitted.
  • You should not have anesthesia if there is any chance that you are pregnant. Please let the doctor know if you think you might be pregnant.
  • 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 comfortable loose fitting clothing with short sleeves or sleeves which can be rolled up past the elbow, and low-heeled shoes
  • Do not wear body lotion or perfumes of any kind.
  • Contact lenses and jewelry including any nose,mouth tongue and facial jewelry must be removed before the time of surgery.
  • Please tie long hair back.
  • Do not wear lipstick or excessive makeup on the day of surgery.
  • If you wear dentures, please do not wear adhesive.
  • Acrylic nails and nail polish must be removed from several fingers prior to presenting for your scheduled appointment. These items interfere with the monitors we use during the anesthesia.
  • 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 our office prior to your surgical date for instructions.
Regal Dentistry
3663 E Sunset Rd, Suite 507
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Phone: 702-342-0213
Fax: 702-436-3276
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