21660 W. Field Parkway, Suite 220
Deer Park, IL 60010

Pre-General Anesthesia

Home Care Instructions Pre-General Anesthesia Intravenous Sedation

Listed below are instructions to follow prior to your surgery appointment with general anesthesia:

  • Refrain from eating and drinking liquids (including water) at least 6 hours prior to your appointment
  • Avoid smoking cigarettes, cigars, and vaporized cigarettes at least 48 hours prior to your appointment and 48 hours after
  • Ensure that a friend or relative accompanies you to your appointment or picks you up afterwards, as you will not be able to drive or operate machinery for at least 24 hours post-anesthesia.
  • Jewelry contact lenses and dentures and braces must be removed prior to your appointment.
  • Please inform our surgeons if you are currently taking any prescriptive medications or have any allergies prior to your surgery for advice with the anesthesia.
  • Do not wear lipstick, excessive makeup, or nail polish on the day of surgery.
  • If for whatever reason you are feeling unwell or have a cold or the flu or any other type of situation, please inform our surgeons so that they can reschedule your appointment.

Oral Surgery Services

Oral Facial & Implant Specialists, P.C.
Deer Park Office

21660 W. Field Parkway, Suite 220
Deer Park, IL 60010
Tel: (847) 381-0106
Fax: (847) 381-0265

Deer Park Oral Surgeons, Dr. J. Travis Thompson and Dr. Stephen Martin, manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. For more information about the oral and maxillofacial surgery services we provide, or to schedule a consultation, call our office in Deer Park, IL at Deer Park Office Phone Number (847) 381-0106.