Nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is a sweet-smelling gas that you inhale through a mask placed over your nose and mouth. It’s safe for most everyone, and the effects wear off within minutes.
IV sedation is best for patients with severe dental anxiety or who are undergoing extensive work. We carefully monitor you throughout the procedure to ensure you are receiving the right amount of sedation medication the whole time. You must have someone who can drive you home after the procedure.