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Nitrous Oxide Sedation Encino, CA


All you need to know regarding nitrous oxide sedation

Sedation dentistry is a contemporary form of dentistry that helps reduce anxiety during dental treatment. At Philip Farzad DDS dental clinic, we provide various forms of sedation dentistry. Our dentist will provide you with a suitable form of sedation depending on the procedure being applied for treatment. Nitrous oxide is a special gas, also known as laughing gas that is used to induce sedative effects on dental patients. The dentist uses a dental gas mask connected to the laughing gas to induce the nitrous oxide sedation. 

We usually recommend this type of dentistry for children who are afraid of visiting the dentist. It helps the dental patient to relax in order to ensure a streamlined dental treatment. Visit us today and get the best out of sedation dentistry.

Who applies for nitrous oxide sedation?

Nitrous oxide sedation is suitable for anyone undergoing dental treatment. However, there are some cases where this form of sedation may be compulsory. For most patients with sensitive teeth, we normally recommend nitrous oxide sedation. This helps reduce the pain and discomfort the patient might feel when getting the dental treatment. Sedation is also ideal for people who are unable to stand long periods of pain.

For such people, dental treatment can be very disoriented since the individual may fidget and move a lot making the procedure take more time than usual. We also offer sedation for people who fear to visit the dentist. People with a phobia of seeing the dentist end up becoming anxious on the day of treatment. Sedation can help reduce anxiety and make the dental patient relax.

Is nitrous oxide sedation safe?

Nitrous oxide sedation is most of the safest forms of dental sedation available. Although most people are unaware of the safety of this procedure, it doesn’t mean that it has any detrimental effects on the individual. In fact, nitrous oxide sedation is usually applied countrywide in pediatric dentistry. It is an FDA approved substance that is safe to use for dental treatment.

 What makes laughing gas so safe is the fact that it does not last long after the gas mask is removed. Within minutes, the drowsiness effect wears off, and you’ll be fit to engage in usual day to day activities.

Benefits of nitrous oxide sedation

Laughing gas is a very inert gas since it does not affect the patient badly. According to medical specialists, nitrous oxide sedation is a non-allergenic. This means that laughing gas cannot cause any allergic reactions to an individual. Nitrous oxide sedation is also safe for people with medical conditions including diabetes and related heart conditions. Laughing gas is nitrogen mixed with oxygen.

The oxygen helps the sedative effect to last for long allowing the dentist to perform the procedure with ease. Nitrous oxide sedation also offers the dentist an opportunity to adjust the amount of laughing gas being administered. This makes it very easy to prevent an overdose and also stop the gas from flowing. Visit us today at Philip Farzad DDS dental clinic and get the best sedation treatment in the city.

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Philip Farzad, DDS

16661 Ventura Blvd, Suite 815
Encino, CA 91436
(818) 905-7787

Office Hours

Mon: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Tues: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Wed: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Thurs: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Fri: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
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