Helping Teens Prepare for Surgery

Questions Asked During Pre-Op screening

Here are the questions your parents may need to answer and questions you will be asked privately.

  • Do you have any allergies?
  • Do you have any loose/capped teeth?
  • Are you wearing any type of oral appliances such as braces, retainer, or mouth piercing?
  • Are you wearing any nail polish?
  • Do you wear glasses or contacts?
  • Are you wearing any jewelry?
  • Did you bring any personal belongings you want with you during surgery?

Private Questions

  • Have you started menstruation? If yes, when was your last menstrual period?
  • Do you smoke?
  • Do you use drugs?
  • Do you have any tattoos?
  • Do you have any body piercing? (Generally, these will need to be removed before surgery.)