Uncomfortable at the Dentist? Consider Nitrous Oxide Dental Sedation

relaxed patient smiling at dentistEver heard of laughing gas? The technical term for it is “nitrous oxide.” It’s used as a way to increase a patient’s comfort during dental procedures. In fact, nitrous oxide dental sedation is a safe, effective option that will ensure you feel calm during a wide range of procedures.

Generally, when a dentist gives you nitrous oxide dental sedation, you’ll feel lightheaded and a tingling sensation. Your whole body might feel numb, yet you’ll still be awake and able to talk to the dentist during your procedure. Afterward, you won’t be groggy as with other types of sedation.

Other Benefits of Nitrous Oxide Dental Sedation

This type of dental sedation is administered using a mask, not an IV or any kind of shot. You’ll simply breathe in a mix of oxygen and nitrous oxide through the mask and will soon feel the effects of the sedative.

Nitrous oxide also makes it easy for the dentist to increase or decrease your level of sedation. This type of sedation works quickly and is even safe for anyone who is disabled. For those who have severe anxiety about going to the dentist, it will have a calming, numbing effect without any needles required.

Finally, nitrous oxide sedation has been used in dentistry for a long time. In fact, medical practitioners have been using it since 1793. It’s been studied extensively, as a result, and has proven to be safe for the brain, heart, kidney, lungs, and liver, as well as an extremely effective way to sedate a patient. The biggest risk is feeling slightly disoriented as the sedation wears off.

Looking for a Sedation Dentist?

At Burn Dentistry, we can help you overcome your anxiety surrounding dental procedures with nitrous oxide dental sedation. Contact us today for a free consultation to find out more.

Read What Our Patients Have to Say

Burns Dentistry aims to constantly innovate our treatments and personalize our care based on the unique needs of every patient. Your comfort is a top priority when you visit our dentist office. Read how our patients enjoy their experience with our professional team.

“I had the best experience at Burns dentistry. From the moment I walked in the receptionist greeted me by my name to when they called me back for my appointment. This was the first dental office that ever gave me a tour of there office which I thought was pretty neat. Office is really nice and clean. Dr. Holtan was very nice and friendly and loved how he took his time on explaining everything to me. So extremely grateful and highly recommend Burns Dentistry.”

B. Garcia

“I have never been to such a nice dentist office! Everyone is truly kind, gave me a tour, a welcome gift, and they have all the up to date tech. My hygienist, Felicia, was wonderful, knowledgable, and kind. I am truly looking forward to my future appointments.”

A. Babbitt

“Excellent dental care and amazing office staff! So caring, thoughtful and so congenial -makes for a great experience!”

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