Nitrous Oxide in Alpharetta
Nitrous oxide is a safe and effective sedative agent that is mixed with oxygen and inhaled through a small mask that fits over your nose to help you relax. Nitrous oxide, sometimes called “laughing gas,” is one option that we may offer to help make you more comfortable during certain procedures. Commonly used with children, still awake, helps relax them to ease the procedures for them. Dentists can safely give these medications while wedo the dental work, because your child remains awake. Unlike other forms of sedation dentistry, you are perfectly safe to drive after using nitrous oxide. One of the benefits of nitrous oxide is that we can carefully control the dose and the timing. The gas starts working quickly after you begin inhaling it, and it wears off again just as fast once the gas is removed.