Nitrous Oxide Can Help You Relax
Nitrous oxide is the most conservative option for sedation. Also called laughing gas, nitrous oxide is a colorless, gentle gas.
Nitrous oxide is a very conservative sedation option. One benefit to is that the effects wear off quickly, so you’ll be able to drive yourself home after your appointment and resume normal activities like work or school.
Sedation Methods for Surgical Procedures
For certain procedures, such as oral surgery, deeper sedation is in order. For the following procedures, your oral surgeon will discuss further options, like oral and IV sedation:
Most patients prefer to be sedated during these procedures, as it keeps them feeling more comfortable during and after the treatment.