transforming dental anxiety
into soothing, peaceful relaxation
with absolute safety.
Breathing nitrous oxide will put a smile on your face
from the moment you slip into the dentist's chair. This
safe and highly effective method of patient relaxation
has helped millions of people overcome their anxieties
about dental treatment.
As you try nitrous oxide, your feelings of anxiety
will melt away quickly and be replaced by a warm, gentle
feeling. Patients describe the experience as peacefully
floating in a pleasant dreamlike state. For the apprehensive
child or adult, nitrous oxide can be the key to an enjoyable,
comfortable and anxiety-free dental experience.
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, no-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
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% O2 flush), 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.
Is nitrous oxide right for me?
Please discuss the possibility of nitrous oxide conscious
sedation with us. It may be just the solution you or
your child have been waiting for. If you have any questions
regarding the use of nitrous oxide, feel free to discuss
it with your family physician.