Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

It is important to read the below information at least one day before your scheduled surgery. Please call us at Oral & Facial Surgery Center, LTD. Phone Number 815-877-0694 is you have any questions!

  • You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for six (6) hours prior to the appointment.
  • No smoking 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 the anesthesia experience.
  • Please wear loose fitting clothing with sleeves which can be rolled up to the elbow, and low-heeled shoes.
  • Please do not wear contacts or jewelry.
  • Do not wear contact lenses, lipstick, excessive makeup, nail polish or fake nails 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 prescription oral medications, please check with Dr. Jensen or Dr. Hawkins prior to your surgical date for instructions.