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Dental Sedation
Nitrous Oxide Sedation
Nitrous Oxide Sedation

Nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is most often used for patients who are mildly or moderately anxious or nervous. It eases their fears so that they can relax and receive treatment comfortably and safely. Nitrous oxide is administered by placing a small mask over the patient's nose. As the gas begins to work, the patient becomes calm, but is still awake and can communicate. When the gas is turned off, the effects of sedation wear off almost immediately.

Oral Sedation
Oral Sedation

Patients who are more anxious may need an oral medication that is stronger than nitrous oxide. With oral sedation, the patient may be sleepy but can be aroused if necessary and can respond to simple commands.

Minor side effects such as nausea or vomiting can occur with some medications. Before a visit in which a patient is to receive oral sedation, he/she should receive instructions about eating and drinking, what to expect and what to watch for after treatment. You may need assistance to get home after sedation. Patients may need to stay for a short observation after dental treatment has been completed.

Dental Vibe
Dental Vibe

Discover the Future of Pain-Free Dental Injections Today!

DentalVibe is a patented, award-winning multipurpose clinical instrument designed to alleviate intra-oral injection pain. It is a cordless, rechargeable, hand held device that delivers soothing, pulsed, percussive micro-oscillations to the site where an injection is being administered. Its proprietary VibraPulse technology gently stimulates the sensory receptors at the injection site, effectively closing the neural pain gate, blocking the pain of injections.

The Revolutionary Solution to Dentistry's #1 Challenge: Patient Anxiety About Pain

When you consider that 50% of Americans avoid dental care entirely due to the fear of pain, the use of DentalVibe will reduce patient anxiety by eliminating injection pain, and bring those patients back into the dental office for the care they desperately need and elective treatments they truly desire.

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