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HomeTown Dental provides some patients with nitrous oxide before dental treatment.
Some patients get anxiety before having a dental procedure. We make our patients more comfortable by offering them nitrous oxide or more commonly referred to as laughing gas. Any fears or discomfort will vanish, just ask your dentist.
Laughing gas for your comfort
HomeTown Dental understands that not everyone goes into a dental office worry-free. Our dentists may offer you nitrous oxide to help you relax while they perform dental treatments. Nitrous oxide is a safe, sedative agent. When it is mixed with oxygen and inhaled, it makes patients feel more tranquil. Here at HomeTown Dental we like our patients to feel comfortable. This allows us to focus on providing the best dental care without any problems.
Serene not sleepy
Often times, people confuse nitrous oxide with some type of anesthesia that puts patients to sleep. This is not the case, they are not the same. While inhaling nitrous oxide, patients are completely responsive to instructions from the dentist. The effects of nitrous oxide wear off within minutes from removing the mask. For more serious procedures such as when surgery is involved, some form of anesthesia
Are you eligible for laughing gas?
Ask your HomeTown Dental dentist about nitrous oxide during your next visit. There is no need to worry or stress about going to the dentist, so if you have dental anxiety don’t hesitate to ask about laughing gas. If you’d like to ask about more information you can contact us here or call us at (817) 222- 9900!
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