Norwood MA Office
1 Walpole Street, Norwood, MA 02062
• Before Anesthesia
• General Post-Operative Care
• After Wisdom Tooth Removal
• After Extractions
• After Multiple Extractions
• After Exposure of an Impacted Tooth
• After Dental Implant Surgery
• After Socket Preservation Grafting
• After Ridge Expansion Bone Grafting
• After Sinus Lift Grafting
• After Incision & Drainage of Infection
• Wired Jaw Instructions
If you do not plan to be asleep or sedated during the procedure and you are scheduled for local anesthesia only; you may eat prior to the appointment and it is not necessary to bring an adult with you to the office unless you are under eighteen years of age.
A responsible adult must accompany the patient to the office, remain in the office during the appointment and drive the patient home.
You must have nothing to eat or drink (including water) for 6 hours prior to the appointment.
You should not drive a motor vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours after the anesthesia experience.
Patients may not go back to school or work after nitrous oxide gas anesthesia. A responsible adult must remain home with the patient on the day of surgery.
It is not necessary to fast prior to oral sedation and local anesthesia. A light meal prior to the appointment is acceptable. Large meals prior to the appointment must be avoided.
A responsible adult must drive the patient to the office, remain in the office during the procedure and drive the patient home.Patients may not go back to school or work after treatment with oral sedation. A responsible adult must remain home wth the patient on the day of surgery.