Using Nitrous Oxide Sedation
The reason for using nitrous oxide ("laughing gas") is for its calming effect.
Since it doesn't numb the teeth, anesthetic is still necessary. Nitrous oxide
just relaxes you.
Overcoming your fear of the "drill"
With modern dental tools and techniques, it's possible to be completely
comfortable during each dental appointment. Here are some things to go
over with your dentist before any treatment procedure that requires the
use of a dental handpiece.
Dental Treatment Can Be Pain-Free!
Nervous about going to the dentist? Here's some good news: Modern dentistry can be pain-free! But there are some steps you must take to ensure that you and your dentist are on the same page regarding pain control. By working together, you and your dentist can choose from a wide range of anxiety- and pain-relieving methods and medications that will eliminate discomfort.
Nitrous Oxide: Is it Really Laughing Gas?
No matter how comfortable, gentle, modern, supportive or reassuring a dental care team may be, some people are still a nervous wreck when they need dental treatment. Sound a bit like you? Then nitrous oxide—also called "laughing gas"—may be just the ticket!