Minnesota Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, P. A.

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Pre-operative Instructions for General Anesthesia

  1. The night before surgery eat a light, easily digestible meal, consume no alcoholic beverages and retire early.
  2. You must not have anything to eat or drink (not even water) for a minimum of 6 hours before your appointment.
  3. A responsible person MUST be present during your appointment in order to drive you home after the surgery. Under no circumstances should you plan to drive an automobile the day of surgery.
  4. Patients under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  5. Wear comfortable, loose fitting short-sleeved clothing, no jewelry.
  6. If your dentist or physician has prescribed any medication for you, you may take them as prescribed with a small amount of water.


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