Pre-Op for Wisdom Teeth Removal

Before Wisdom Teeth Extraction in Wheat Ridge CO

Before Surgery | After Surgery


Pre-Surgical Recommendations

  • You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for eight hours prior to the appointment.
  • No smoking for 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 accompany the patient to the office, remain in the office during the procedure, and drive the patient home.
  • The patient should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following anesthesia.
  • 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 upset bowels, please notify the Wheat Ridge office: Wheat Ridge Office Phone Number 720-583-0523.
  • If you take routine oral medications, please check with Dr. Pollaccia prior to your surgical date for instructions.

For more information or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Pollaccia,
please use our Appointment Form or call one of our offices.
Wheat Ridge Wheat Ridge Office Phone Number 720-583-0523 • Frederick Frederick Office Phone Number 720-990-5544

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The Day of Treatment

Be sure to have an adult with you at the time of removal. Make plans to have a parent or responsible adult stay with you for the rest of the day, following wisdom tooth removal.