Arvada Pre-Op Instructions

Step-by-step to a comfortable surgery day

Prepare for a smooth procedure

At AVOS Dental Specialists, we want to ensure you are fully prepared for your upcoming dental procedure or major oral surgery. Following these pre-operative instructions will help ensure a seamless experience:

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at (720) 798-1200. Schedule your consultation today for personalized guidance.

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Getting ready for your procedure

Day Before Surgery

  • Do not eat or drink anything, including water, after midnight the night before your surgery, unless otherwise instructed by your surgeon.
  • No smoking for at least 12 hours before surgery.
  • Follow your surgeon’s instructions regarding medications. You may need to adjust or stop certain medications before surgery.
  • Arrange for a responsible adult (18 years or older) to accompany you to and from the surgical facility. They must remain on-site during your procedure and provide transportation home afterward.
  • Alcohol or recreational drugs can interact adversely with anesthesia medications. Please abstain from using them for at least 72 hours before your procedure.

Day of Surgery

  • Brush your teeth thoroughly but gently. Do not swallow any water.
  • Wear loose, comfortable clothing that allows easy access to your arms for IV placement and blood pressure monitoring.
  • Continue to refrain from eating or drinking.
  • Arrive at least 20 minutes early to complete any necessary paperwork and to relax before the procedure.
  • Dress comfortably and avoid wearing jewelry or makeup.
  • Ensure your accompanying person is present and prepared to stay throughout your procedure.
  • Make sure we have updated contact information for both you and your accompanying person.

These instructions are clearer and provide specific guidance to ensure the best possible preparation for your surgery at AVOS Dental Specialists.

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Dr. Haupt was amazing. He told me everything he was doing, and it really put me at ease. I had a wisdom tooth extracted, but Dr. Haupt and his team made it feel easy and simple.

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Patient Comfort and Experience

State-of-the-art facility

We use technology (in-house 3d printers, 3d x-rays, CBCT scans) to maximize comfort.

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Amenities for your comfort

We offer coconut water, sparkling waters, fresh ground coffee to your liking, wifi, and comfortable seating.

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Years of experience

Our dental specialists are board-certified in Periodontology and Endodontics, with years of additional experience.
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Your companion will enjoy their visit too!

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Personable & kind staff

We are passionate about caring for you.

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