Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas)

If you are nervous to dental visits, Rose Dental offers Nitrous Oxide (Laughing gas) to relieve your anxiety. You will feel relaxing with nitrous oxide. For more information about Nitrous Oxide sedation, please give us a call at 603-882-7201.

Nitrous Oxide is a sweet smelling, non-irritating, colorless gas which you can breathe. It has been the primary means of sedation in dentistry for many years. Nitrous oxide is safe since the patients are able to breathe on their own and remain in control of all bodily functions. The patients may experience mild amnesia and may fall asleep not remembering all of what happened during their appointment.

There are many advantages to using Nitrous Oxide

  • The depth of sedation can be altered at any time to increase of decrease sedation.
  • There is no after effect such as a "hangover."
  • Inhalation sedation is safe with no side effects on you heart and lung, etc.
  • Inhalation sedation is very effective in minimizing gagging.
  • It works rapidly as it reaches the brain within 20 seconds. In as few as 2-3 minutes its relaxation and pain killing properties develop.

Reasons to not use Nitrous Oxide

Though there are no major contraindications to using nitrous oxide, you may not want to use it if you have emphysema, exotic chest problems, M.S., a cold or other difficulties with breathing. For more information about Nitrous Oxide sedation, please give us a call at 603-882-7201 to schedule an appointment.

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