Princeton Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, P.C. 609-924-1621609-924-1621
Samuel S. Levine, M.S., D.D.S

Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Princeton Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, P.C.

Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

  • You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for eight (8) 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.
  • Smoking is also not advised for one week following any oral surgery procedure.
  • A responsible adult must accompany the patient to the office, remain in the office during the procedure, and drive the patient home, and stay with the patient for 4-6 hours after the procedure.
  • The patient should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours after anesthesia.
  • Please wear loose fitting clothing with sleeves which can be rolled up past the elbow, and low-heeled shoes.
  • 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.
  • 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. Levine prior to your surgical date for instructions.