Nitrous Oxide (aka Laughing Gas)

Anxiety at the dentist office is a very common occurence in this day and age. For the anxious patient, we offer the use of nitrous oxide or laughing gas. This is a simple and safe way to help to help make the dental experience more relaxing, and to help calm your nerves. Most patients feel a slight "buzz" when using the gas - similar to the effects of having one or two alcoholic beverages. However, at the end of the appointment, the effects of the gas are immediately reversed and it is safe to drive to and from the appointment without an escort. It is recommended not to eat or drink anything 2 hours prior to the appointment. Please contact us if you would like more information about this service.