- This procedure will be performed using local anesthesia. There are usually few restrictions after the procedure concerning driving or returning to work. A doctor is available at all times should a question or concern arise after your treatment.
- Continue all medications for blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid problems and any other conditions as recommended by your physician. If there is a question, please call our office prior to your appointment.
- If you have been advised, by your physician or dentist to use antibiotic pre-medication for reasons including but not limited to mitral valve prolapse (MVP), heart murmur, hip, knee, cardiac or other prosthesis, or if you have rheumatic heart disease, please make sure you are on the appropriate antibiotic on the day of your appointment. If there is a question, please call our office prior to your appointment.
- Four (4) days prior to surgery, do not take blood thinning medications such as Aspirin & Motrin products or Vitamin E supplements & Fish Oil. If blood thinning medication is prescribed by your physician, such a Coumadin or Plavix, you must consult with your physician regarding stopping your medications prior to surgery.