Countdown to Surgery

6 WEEKS
  • Appointment with Orthodontist for Pre-Surgery Records (Dental Models)

  • Agressive Oral Care:  Brushing, Flossing, Antigingivitis Mouth Rinse  3x/day

  • Start nasal salt water rinse 2x/day

  • Purchase Items needed before and after surgery

4 WEEKS

1. Appointment with Dr. Patel: 

  • Bring Dental Models  Stone/Plaster Cast or Digital File 

  • For Males, No facial hair at this appointment

  • 2D Photographs, 3D Photographs

  • 3D X-Rays (iCAT or CBCT)

  • Review Surgery and Hospital Details  

2. Appointment with Anesthesiologist

3. Appointment with Primary Care Physician

4. Appointment for Dental Cleaning

3 WEEKS

No medications or herbal supplements that can increase the risk of bleeding during surgery.  Stop 3 weeks before.

2 WEEKS

Appointment with Orthodontist for Surgical Hooks

Make sure that all brackets are secured to the teeth

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