Nitrous oxide, also know as laughing gas, is available to significantly reduce your discomfort and fears. It is one of several options of sedation dentistry and the most used. Nitrous oxide is best suited for cases of mild to moderate anxiety. Under nitrous oxide you remain conscious with a sense of total well-being or euphoria. Patients usually recover quickly, often with little memory of the procedure.
Benefits of nitrous oxide:
- Proven safety record
- Extremely effective for mild to moderate anxiety
- You can return to normal activities immediately
- Offers a pain relieving effect
- You don’t need someone to escort you to and from the dental office
- In most cases, you can get all of you dental work done in one visit