Sedation Dentistry with Laughing Gas / Nitrous Oxide
Fear is one of the main reasons why people avoid visiting the dentist. But the pain during dental treatment is a thing of the past. At Nextdent dental clinic, we offer painless treatment using sedation dentistry with Nitrous Oxide.
Nitrous Oxide also known as Laughing gas is a mild sedative that is used to relieve anxiety and pain during dental treatment.
- Is laughing gas sedation safe for my children?
Yes, Laughing gas sedation is absolutely safe for your children. Laughing gas sedation has been in use in Paediatric dentistry for more than a decade and is proven to be safe and effective.
- Is laughing gas sedation possible in adults?
Yes, laughing gas sedation is possible in adults. This method of sedation works the same way in both adults and children. It is great for adults with dental anxiety as laughing gas helps them feel relaxed throughout the procedure.
- What are the Side Effects or Risks associated with laughing gas sedation?
The use of laughing gas sedation is safe under the care of the dentist is completely safe. There are certain side effects that you can experience once the effect of the sedation starts to wear off. The most common side effects are headaches and nausea. In the case of children, they might feel groggy and agitated or might vomit after the sedation wears off.
- How long will I be under the effects of sedation gas?
The effects of sedatives can be felt within a few minutes and wears off within minutes after the gas is stopped. The sedation effect takes anywhere from 30 seconds to three or four minutes to begin. The patient's cheeks and gums will also begin to feel numb in about a third of the patients. After treatment, patients are free of the gas' effects.
- Can I Drive after taking Nitrous Gas?
The effect of laughing gas wears off within a few minutes after the gas is stopped. It is completely safe for you to drive after the procedure. It does not affect your motor skills and judgment so you can drive to and from your appointment.
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