At Peachtree Corners Dentistry, we use laughing gas for a wide variety of in-house services. Our goal is to ensure you are comfortable, calm, and relaxed through any dental treatment or dental procedure.
What Laughing Gas Can Do For You
At Peachtree Corners Dentistry, we offer nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to reduce stress, anxiety, and any physical pain associated with dental treatment. Laughing gas is a safe and convenient way to help you feel more relaxed at the dentist while your treatment is completed. Laughing gas will not put you to sleep. It’s colorless and odorless and its usefulness stems from its ability to quickly work and safely reverse its effects.
It’s essential that you feel comfortable and safe during your procedure. Before any procedure, your doctor will recommend the appropriate level of anesthetic that meets your needs. Then, we will set up your appointment and plan accordingly for your procedure, knowing that you will be relaxed and calm during the dental appointment.
What is laughing gas and what does it do?
Nitrous oxide, commonly referred to as laughing gas, is a mild sedative that can help reduce your anxiety. It will not put you to sleep. It’s colorless and odorless and its usefulness stems from its ability to quickly work and safely reverse its effects. It is a widely considered safe dental sedation method.
We offer nitrous oxide for our patients to ensure they are comfortable and relaxed for any procedure.
What Are The Risks Of Using Laughing Gas?
The risks of nitrous oxide are rare. However, some of the potential risks include:
- Allergic reactions
- Difficulty breathing
- Nausea and vomiting
More Questions About Sedation Dentistry?
If you think sedation might help your anxiety at the dentist, give us a call and we'd be happy to discuss it further with you.