Nitrous oxide sedation
Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) sedation is used with pure oxygen in order to decrease stress and anxiety. It has calming and relaxing properties which are safe and effective. We have been using nitrous oxide sedation for more than thirty years. It has helped thousand of patients overcome their fear of dental treatment. We offer this service to all our patients at NO EXTRA COST. All our dentists and auxiliary staff have been trained and have received certification for the administration of nitrous oxide.
Does it really work ?
Nitrous oxide is an extremely safe and effective method of conscious sedation . With nitrous oxide, patients feel relaxed and free of any discomfort.
Some patients describe their experience as a floating sensation or being in a pleasant dream. For fearful children and anxious adults, nitrous oxide can be the solution to receiving necessary dental treatment in total comfort.
Is nitrous oxide safe ?
Absolutely. Nitrous oxide is the safest and most predictable sedation technique to control anxiety during dental treatment. It is a mild method of sedation which is completely eliminated by the body once the session is over. The beneficial effects of nitrous oxide are highly recommended for stress reduction in patients with conditions such as angina,, hypertension, or with a history of heart attacks. Unlike general anesthesia. with nitrous oxide sedation, patients remain fully conscious during treatment and may resume their daily activities immediately after treatment.
Is nitrous oxide safe for children ?
Absolutely. Some children need sedation to enable them to undergo dental treatment. Nitrous oxide is the safest and most predictable sedation technique for dental treatment in children. It allows your child a positive dental experience.
For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will de happy to answer all your questions.