Before IV Anesthesia Sedation

  • You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for twelve (12) hours prior to the sedation appointment.
  • A responsible adult (18ys or older) 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 short sleeves.
  • ALL Contact lenses, jewelry, and dentures must be removed at the time of surgery.
  • Do not wear lipstick, excessive makeup, or nail polish on the day of surgery. Nail polish may need to be removed if present.
  • If you have an illness such as a cold, sore throat, stomach or bowel upset, please notify the office.
  • If you take routine oral medications, please check with Dr. Schellati prior to your surgical date for instructions.