The following instructions may be helpful when preparing for your upcoming surgery. Please do not hesitate to call if you have any last minute questions. We can be reached at 905-497-GUMS (4867) during regular business hours.
Stop taking certain medications, as discussed, prior to the dental surgery appointment. This may include aspirin and blood thinners.
Take antibiotic pre-medication as prescribed, if required, one hour prior to dental surgical appointment
If you are not having oral sedation, please eat a good meal prior to surgery
If you are having sedation, no eating or drinking, 4 hours prior to surgery
Feel free to bring your iPod or MP3 player to listen to during the appointment
You will be seen 1-2 weeks after the gum procedure of a post-operative appointment, in order to evaluate progress and healing.
If you elect to use one of the following oral sedatives you must have a ride to and from the office.
When preparing a post-op menu, please consider some of the following choices soft food choices: