Gerald S. Fine, D.D.S.

   Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Brookline Office
Tel: 617-731-6060

Our commitment is to provide you the highest standard of oral and maxillofacial surgery in a professional manner.

Before General Anesthesia or
Intravenous Sedation (I. V. Sedation)

  1. You may have nothing to either eat nor drink (including water) for eight (8) hours prior to your appointment.
  2. Do not smoke for at least 12 hours before the planned surgery.
  3. A responsible adult must accompany the patient to the office, remain in the office during the procedure, and drive or accompany the patient home.
  4. The patient should not drive a vehicle nor operate any machinery for 24 hours following the anesthesia experience.
  5. Please wear a short sleeve shirt.
  6. If you have an illness such as a cold, or sore throat, please notify the office.
  7. If you take routine oral medications, please check with Dr. Fine prior to your surgical date for instructions.