According to the review made by the faculty of Columbia University College of Medicine “9% to 15% of Americans avoid seeing the dentist because of anxiety and fear.” People with dental phobia has a high risk of gum diseases, and tooth loss due to the cancellation of dental checkups and skipping dental treatments. Avoiding the dentist also lead to serious loss of self-esteem. People are conscious when they smile and often close their mouth when talking to someone as they get too embarrassed about their look. Dental Phobia can be treated just like other dental disorder. Here at Windy Hill Dental Associates, your dental health and comfort are our primary concerns.
Nitrous oxide or also known as Laughing gas is a slightly sweet smelling and colorless gas that is safe to use. It induces a feeling of euphoria to make patients feel comfortable and relaxed. The gas is mixed with oxygen which is administered through a mask; it is placed over the nose of the patient to be inhaled throughout the dental procedure. It allows the patients to be conscious, but they might not remember much of the procedure.Although laughing gas is an effective sedation method, it is not suitable for everyone.People with the following conditions are not allowed for nitrous oxide sedation:
Looking for a safe and pain-free procedure? Book an appointment with Windy Hill Dental Associates for Nitrous Oxide Sedation in Marietta. We have a caring and dedicated staff to help you feel pleasant during dental procedures. Our dental office is located at 2501 Windy Hill Road SE, Suite 330, Marietta, GA 30067.