Nitrous Oxide And Sedation

Commonly known as ‘laughing gas’ nitrous oxide is a colourless non-flammable gas that is generally used for Consious sedation and pain relief, it does provide some Analgesia and relaxation during Dental procedures , it reduces pain and anxiety for anxious fearfull patients includeing thoes with Dental Phobia or Anxiety due to unpleasant past experience

Nitrous oxide is an oxide of nitrogen. It has a slight sweet odour and taste. During dental procedures, the gas is mixed with oxygen.which is then inhaled through a mask that covers your nose. It works within minutes and gives you an overall sense of calm and relaxation .

Nitrous Sedation have lots of benefits like

It is Very Safe

Nitrous oxide is safe for both adults and children, the drug is combined with oxygen during dental procedures – which is what ensures that nitrous oxide remains safe for the brain and prevents hypoxia. Nitrous oxide is non-addictive and non-allergic, but it is not recommended for people with certain medical conditions such as chronic pulmonary disease

Feeling relaxed yet still awake and aware of surroundings

Nitrous Oxide has the ability to put patients in a comfortable state of relaxation, yet remain aware of their surroundings. You are able to breathe on your own, move your body, and be conscious enough to communicate with your dentist and respond normally, it is also safe , efficent and successful with children .

Quick Administration and Easy Recovery

The effects of Nitrous Oxide wear off very quickly after the mask is removed. There are no severe side effects. Patients are able to drive home after their appointment and carry on their normal activities Normally, so it doesn’t have an impact on you that affects your daily schedule or routine . after completion of the treatment, the nitrous is shut off and you will receive 100% oxygen for a minimum of 5-10 minutes. This will ensure there are no residual effects or an altered state when finished , So you can then return to normal activities after the procedure.

Easy Dosage Control

Unlike oral sedation (a pill), nitrous oxide is easily controlled and adjusted by your dentist at any time during your procedure , it is also very handy to remember the dose that you felt relaxed at so you may inform your dentist who will make sure that the same dose will be administered so you may have the same comfortable , pleasant and cruisy experience it is A great way of relaxing and making your treatment experience pleasant

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