Nitrous Oxide is a sweet-smelling, non-irritating, safe, colorless gas, administered to you through a mask that covers your nose.
Nitrous Oxide has been the primary means of sedation in dentistry for many years.
The patient is able to breathe on their own and remain in control of all bodily functions.
The patient 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
Reasons you may choose not to use Nitrous OxideNitrous Oxide is a gas that must be inhaled and exhaled through your nose. If your nose is stuffed up, or not working properly Nitrous Oxide will not work for you.