At Hastings Family Dental, we prioritize your comfort and ease during each visit. Understanding that dental procedures can cause anxiety for some patients, we offer nitrous oxide sedation as a safe and effective way to help you relax. Nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is a mild sedative agent that is inhaled through a small mask that fits over your nose. It is used to alleviate fear and anxiety, making your dental experience more pleasant.

The process of administering nitrous oxide is simple and controlled:

  1. Initial Consultation: We discuss your medical history and any anxieties you have to determine if nitrous oxide is a suitable option for you.
  2. Administration: A comfortable mask is placed over your nose, and as you breathe normally, the gas begins to take effect within minutes.
  3. Adjustable Sedation: The level of sedation can easily be adjusted throughout the procedure to ensure your comfort.
  4. Quick Recovery: Once the gas is turned off, the effects of sedation wear off quickly, allowing you to resume your normal activities with no downtime.

Benefits of nitrous oxide sedation at our practice include:

  • A comfortable and anxiety-free dental experience
  • Quick onset of sedation, allowing for immediate relaxation
  • Ability to remain conscious and communicate with the dental team during the procedure
  • Minimal side effects and a rapid return to normalcy post-treatment
  • Suitable for a wide range of patients and procedures

If dental visits make you nervous, or if you are looking for a way to make your treatment more comfortable, consider nitrous oxide sedation in Hastings and Doniphan, Nebraska. Contact us today to learn more about how Dr. Raul Franco, Dr. Allison Kern, Dr. Chuck Bauer or Dr. Tressa Gloystein can make your dental experience a positive one. Our dentists and team are committed to providing you with care that is not only effective but also gentle and stress-free.