Using Nitrous Oxide
At Metropolitan Dental Care, we use nitrous oxide to help ensure our patients are relaxed during their procedures. Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, is a colorless, gas that has a faintly sweet aroma. To feel its calming effects, all you will need to do is breath in for a few seconds. Many patients enjoy that this method offers the benefit of allowing you to drive yourself home after your appointment.
Sedation Options for Surgical Procedures
When patients are getting ready for a more intense treatment, other sedation options may be in order. We offer IV and oral sedation for patients preparing to undergo:
Before you’re treated with these procedures, your oral surgeon will discuss your options for sedation with you.