Please do not eat solid food, drink milk or any liquids containing solids (juice with pulp or soup) for 6 hours prior to your appointment. You are encouraged to drink clear liquids such as water, apple juice, Gatorade, black coffee or tea up until 2 hours prior to your appointment. We also ask that you do not chew gum, use chewing tobacco, suck on candy or smoke 6 hours prior to your appointment. Once you are released from our care you may advance your diet as tolerated and return to a normal diet.