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There's no need to fear the dentist anymore!
Going to the dentist for exams and treatments is an essential part of your ongoing health, but we know it can be intimidating and an uncomfortable experience for some. That’s why Your Bronx Dentist offers sedation dentistry using nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas in Bronx, NY.
With the help of this safe and effective sedative, you can overcome dental anxiety, pain, or fear with total comfort and confidence. Our experienced and compassionate team is here to guide you through your treatment and give you the best results possible.
What's the purpose of sleep dentistry?
We offer sedation or sleep dentistry to patients who simply want a deeper state of relaxation and those hoping to prevent pain, discomfort, and anxiety during their procedures.
If you suffer from dental anxiety, walking into the dentist might feel like a monumental task, and undergoing a basic cleaning or a cavity filling might feel impossible. Sedation dentistry works instantly to replace feelings of nervousness and anxiety with calmness and relaxation. It allows you to receive the important dental care you need while being at ease.
Sedation dentistry also makes invasive procedures like root canals far more comfortable. In fact, the nitrous oxide we use in sedation dentistry is so effective that you shouldn’t feel anything during your appointment.
What is laughing gas?
Nitrous oxide is a colorless and odorless gas that has become very popular as a safe and easily controlled form of sedation during dental procedures. Unlike other forms of sedation that require IVs or injections, laughing gas is easily administered through a face mask.
As you inhale nitrous oxide, it gradually slows your body’s reaction time. Without immediate responses to pain and fear, you can coast through your dental appointment feeling calm and relaxed.
Laughing gas is also our preferred method of sedation because it doesn’t knock you out or cause a long recovery period. You remain awake and alert while using laughing gas, but with the added benefit of feeling relaxed and unaware of pain. Nitrous oxide also wears off quickly, so you feel normal as you walk out of your procedure.
Can laughing gas be used for children?
Laughing gas is the preferred method of dental sedation for children because it’s safe, simple, and easy to control. Even if your child isn’t going to experience significant pain during a treatment, you might request laughing gas to minimize anxiety or fear and help them sit calmly.
Of course, laughing gas also works efficiently for adults! Nitrous oxide offers a reliable and fast-acting way to address your discomfort and anxiety.
Bronx, NY Sedation Dentist
Don’t let your fear of the dentist stop you from receiving the oral care you need to stay healthy. Visit our dental office for safe and effective sedation dentistry.