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My child is booked for treatment under anesthesia. When should my child stop eating & drinking?

The American Society of Anesthesiologists recommend the following guidelines for fasting prior to dental surgery under general anesthesia: At Carousel Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, we offer minimally invasive dentistry just for your child. family of four smiling & hugging l apple valley dental care

  • Up to 2 hours prior to procedure – clear liquids allowed
  • Up to 4 hours prior to procedure – breast milk allowed
  • Up to 6 hours prior to procedure – infant formula, non-human milk, light meal allowed
  • 8+ hours prior to procedure – fried foods, fatty foods, meat allowed

 
*a light meal consists of toast and clear liquid

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If you would like to learn more about general anesthesia or other questions, call Carousel Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics. Our dental team can't wait to meet you and the entire family.

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