Prior to your initial visit, please alert the office if you have a medical condition that may be of concern prior to surgery (i.e., diabetes, high blood pressure, artificial heart valves and joints, rheumatic fever, etc.) or if you are on any medication (i.e., heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant therapy, etc.). Please continue all current medications unless otherwise directed by your physician or attending endodontist.
If you have been diagnosed with:
Your physician or dentist may advise you to use antibiotic pre-medication. Please make sure you are on the appropriate antibiotic the day of your appointment.
All minors (less than 18 years of age) must have a parent or legal guardian accompany them to their initial appointment.
Pre-treatment you will be given a prescribed antibacterial mouth rinse (Peridex) to begin using two days prior to surgery.
A pre-operative consultation and physical examination is mandatory for patients undergoing IV anesthesia for surgery. Please have nothing to eat or drink 8 hours prior to your surgery. You will also need an adult to drive you home.