Discharge Check List – Corrective Jaw Surgery

  • Have the surgeons told you that you are ready for discharge home?
  • Have you arranged for a drive home?
  • Have you had x-rays taken after surgery?
  • Has the dietitian spoken with you?
  • Do you have a follow-up appointment at the Oral Surgery Clinic?
  • Have you received instructions from the oral surgeons about your care at home?
  • If your jaws are wired together, have you received a pair of wire cutters and instructions on their use?
  • Have you received your prescriptions?
  • Have the surgeons suggested when you can return to work?