Pre-Op Instructions For Extractions
DO NOT take aspirin or any product containing aspirin 7 days prior to surgery.
Generally need to discontinue Coumadin or blood thinning medications 3 days prior to surgery but need to address on individual basis and to contact physician.
DO NOT take herbal drugs that may increase bleeding time: garlic, ginseng, gingko biloba, ginger, fish oils, and vitamin E.
DO NOT drink alcoholic beverages for 1 day prior to surgery.
DO NOT drink caffeinated beverages the day of surgery.
DO wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing.
DO eat a meal before arriving at the office.