Laughing gas (nitrous oxide) at our Jarvis dental office

What is a laughing gas and how does it help?

Laughing gas is a sweet-smelling, non-irritating, colourless gas which you can breathe and it is a popular option amongst dental professionals.

Patients are often given this to be put to sleep during dental procedures that at are long, complex, or potentially painful or uncomfortable. Laughing gas has been the primary means of sedation in dentistry for numerous years across North America.

Advantages to using laughing gas?

  • The level of sedation can be altered at any time to increase or decrease
  • There is no after effects
  • Laughing gas works rapidly, usually reaching the brain within 30 seconds. In as little as 2 minutes its relaxation and pain killing properties develop

For patients that are especially nervous and anxious about visits to the dentist, laughing gas is an idea solution.

Contact Jarvis Family Dental

At Jarvis Family Dental, depending on your dental experiences in the past, we understand that our dental clinic can sometimes be an uncomfortable place. Our friendly and relaxing staff will go at lengths to try to make the patient experience as enjoyable as possible.

If you work or live in Jarvis, Haldimand County or the surrounding area call us today to schedule an appointment.

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