Feeling anxious about Dental treatment?

What are the advantages of nitrous oxide?

It's fast acting. Within minutes of administration, your stress will be transformed into a sensation of soothing relaxation. Your depth of sedation can be adjusted easily. The depth of nitrous oxide sedation can be adjusted to quickly achieve your optimal level of relaxation. Recovery time is short in just 3 to 5 minutes after the flow of nitrous oxide is stopped (100% O2flush), the effects completely disappear from your system. In fact, nitrous oxide is the only form of sedation that has no lasting after-effects that impair your ability to drive. You will simply feel refreshed and ready to go about your daily activities.

What is nitrous oxide?

Nitrous oxide is a gas that is used in combination with pure oxygen to relieve dentistry-related anxiety. When inhaled and absorbed into the body, nitrous oxide has a natural calming effect that lasts only as long as your dental procedure.

Is nitrous oxide safe?

COMPLETELY. Nitrous oxide is recognized as the safest sedative used in dentistry today. It is mild, non-toxic and removes itself naturally from your body after use. Its benefits are even recommended for patients with certain medical conditions, including high blood pressure, angina and a history of heart attacks. And, unlike general anesthesia, patients on nitrous oxide remain fully conscious and responsive at all times.

Is nitrous oxide safe for children?

ABSOLUTELY. While our practice goes to great lengths to make every child feel at ease, some children require a degree of sedation to achieve successful treatment. Nitrous oxide is the safest, most effective form of sedation to relieve your child’s fears and ensure a positive experience.