• Do not eat or drink anything (including water) for eight hours prior to your procedure.
  • Do not smoke for at least 12 hours prior to surgery. It is best to cut down or stop smoking as soon as possible before the day of surgery.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery for at least 24 hours after anesthesia in Austin, Texas.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothing with sleeves that can be rolled up past your elbow. Wear low-heeled shoes.
  • At the time of surgery, remove any contact lenses, jewelry, and dentures.
  • Do not war lipstick, nail polish, or excessive makeup on the day of surgery.
  • If you have a cold, sore throat, stomach or bowel upset, or another illness, please notify Dr. Dale Gallagher.
  • Tel our oral surgeon about any medications you take prior to your surgical date. If needed, he will give you special instructions.