At Hazeldean Dental Group, our dentists offer nitrous oxide to help ease our patients' discomfort during long procedures and calm anxious patients.
Support for Anxious Patients
Do you get anxious about visiting the dentist? You're among many who do. In fact, even those who visit the dentist on a regular basis still often feel anxious about going.
At our Kanata dental office, we do everything we can to help patients feel relaxed and comfortable during their dental appointments.
In addition to offering nitrous oxide as a conscious oral sedation option, we will work at your pace, take breaks when you need them, and provide calm reassurance as needed.
Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas)
Nitrous oxide is inhaled through the mouth and nose in a mixture with oxygen. It can help you to feel calm though you remain awake and able to communicate with your dentist throughout the procedure.
Nitrous oxide also tends to lessen anxiety and provide a pleasant or calm feeling. It also reduces the gag reflex and makes time feel like it is passing more quickly. The effects of nitrous oxide wear off almost immediately after a patient stops inhaling it.
Is nitrous oxide right for me?
Please talk to our dental team about nitrous oxide if you experience any of the following:
- High anxiety about dental treatment
- Strong gag reflex
- Sensitivity to sounds, smells, sights and touch
- Very sensitive teeth
- TMJ issues - difficulty opening mouth
- Fear of needles or pain
New Patients Always Welcome
Are you searching for a dentist in the Kanata area? We are happy to accept new patients at our dental clinic. Contact us today to book your first appointment.Request Appointment