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Pre-op Instructions


PRE-SURGICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SEDATION OR GENERAL ANESTHESIA:

1.  Do not eat or drink anything, including water, for at least six hours before surgery.
2.  Drink plenty of water each day for 2 days prior to your surgery and drink a full glass of water the night before your surgery prior to midnight.
3.  Patients taking medications may do so as early in the morning as possible, with only small sips of water.
4.  Morning patients should have nothing to eat or drink after midnight the night before surgery.
5.  Afternoon patients may have a small breakfast such as toast and juice/coffee/tea before 7AM, but no meat or dairy products. Then, nothing at all until surgery.
6.  Someone over the age of 18 must be present during the procedure and must drive the patient home when sedation or general anesthesia is used.
7.  Do not wear hard contact lenses: wear only minimal make-up and do not wear dark nail polish.
8.  Please wear comfortable short-sleeved clothing, long pants and low-heeled shoes. Do not wear flip flops, sandals or pants made of slick fabric.
9.  Plan to relax the day of surgery.

Please be reminded each case varies so please consult our office with specific questions or concerns that are related to your treatment. Additionally, we will go over pre-surgical instructions during your pre-surgical evaluation.
Dr. Shillingburg and the amazing team at DFW Oral Surgeons are proud to provide exceptional care, including wisdom teeth removal, dental implants, and many other services to residents in and around Argyle, Bartonville, Highland Village, Lantana, Double Oak, South Denton, Denton County, and surrounding areas. Not only has Dr. Shillingburg won best Oral Surgeon of Denton County in 2017 and 2018. He has over 10 years of experience treating patients in his state-of-the-art outpatient surgery center in Flower Mound, TX.

John C. Shillingburg, DDS

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Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Dr. John Shillingburg is proud to be a native Texan. After graduating from Texas A&M with a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Science and from the University of Texas Dental School in San Antonio with a doctorate degree in dental science, Dr. Shillingburg completed a general dentistry residency at Fort Carson in Colorado. Read more.

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is located in a beautiful new building right off of Long Prairie Road in Flower Mound, TX. With close parking and easy accessibility.
Contact John C. Shillingburg, DDS, at our Flower Mound, TX 75028-1795 location. We are here for you. (972) 539-1491
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