At our dental clinic, we understand that dental anxiety can be a real issue for many patients. That is why we provide nitrous sedation (also known as minimal sedation) to make our patients more comfortable during their treatments.
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Nitrous sedation, also known as laughing gas, is a safe and effective way for patients to relax during their dental treatments. It involves administering a gas mixture consisting of nitrous oxide and oxygen which is administered through a small mask placed over the patient's nose.
Nitrous sedation is a minimal sedation technique that induces feelings of calm and relaxation, helping to alleviate anxiety and discomfort associated with dental treatments. Patients remain conscious and able to communicate with their dentist throughout the procedure.
Nitrous sedation works by slowing the body's nervous system, creating a calming effect on the patient. The gas mixture is administered through a small mask placed over the patient's nose, and they must breathe in through it.
Nitrous sedation is a safe and effective sedation technique suitable for patients of all ages, as well as those with various medical conditions. However, certain individuals may benefit more from this sedation method, such as those who:
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