Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

  • You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for six (6) hours prior to the appointment.
  • No smoking at least eight (8) hours prior to appointment.
  • A responsible adult who drives must accompany the patient to and from the office. This driver must be able to remain in the office during the procedure.
  • Minor children must have a parent/legal guardian with them. 
  • Wear comfortable shoes and loose fitting clothing (with sleeves which can be rolled up past the elbow).
  • Remove contact lenses, jewelry, and dentures at the time of surgery.
  • Remove lipstick, excessive makeup, nail polish, and acrylic nails on the day of surgery.
  • Notify the office if you have an illness, even a mild cold.
  • Inform Dr. Hyland prior to your surgery date of routine oral medications. Continue to take routine medications unless previously instructed otherwise by Dr. Hyland.