Pre-operative Instructions

Please do not hesitate to call if you have ANY questions. We can be reached at KelownaPerio Phone Number 250-861-3113 during regular business hours.

If you take antibiotic premedication, please take it as directed before your surgery.  

In order to evaluate your progress and healing, we will see you for weekly post-operative checks during the first 2 – 4 weeks. 

Antibiotics

Please alert the office to any allergies or sensitivities that you might have to antibiotics. You will be prescribed an antibiotic if our doctor determines it to be necessary. Take as directed until gone. It is advisable not to take these medications on an empty stomach, as nausea may result. For women taking birth control pills, be advised that antibiotics may interfere with their effectiveness.

Food Suggestions

When preparing a post-op menu, please consider some of the following choices:

  • Ensure/Slim Fast
  • Soups
  • Pudding
  • Rice
  • Apple Sauce
  • Oatmeal
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Jell-O
  • Bananas
  • Yogurt
  • Pasta
  • Milk Shakes
  • Casseroles
  • Eggs
  • Fish
  • Cottage Cheese