Washington-Baltimore Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
13934 Baltimore Avenue, Laurel, Maryland 20707
Phone: 301-498-3900 • Fax: 301-317-4758

Before Intravenous (IV) Anesthesia Sedation

  • You may not have anything to eat or drink 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.
  • A responsible adult must drive the patient home. (it is State Law)
  • The patient should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following the anesthesia experience.
  • 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. Jee prior to your surgical date for instructions.