Preoperative Instructions for Local Anesthesia

SMOKING

  • Do not smoke the morning of surgery.

MINORS

  • Any person under the age of 18, who is not an emancipated minor, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who must sign a treatment consent form.

CLOTHING & VALUABLES

  • Wear comfortable, loose clothing and low heel shoes.  Leave all jewelry and valuables at home.

MUSIC

  • If you have an iPod or portable music player, bring it to your surgery.

PRESCRIPTION INSTRUCTIONS

If prescribed these medications, please do the following:

ANTIBIOTICS

Take two tablets one hour prior to your surgical procedure. Continue taking your antibiotics post-operatively as directed.

PERIDEX

Start Peridex oral rinse three days prior to your surgical procedure.  Rinse twice daily and use as directed.