Benton & Nelson DDS

Can I have laughing gas at my dental visits?

There are many reasons to request laughing gas at your next visit:

An excellent option to reduce nervousness

Laughing gas could be a great option for you if you are nervous about dental care.

A way to reduce a severe gag reflex 

Nitrous oxide can also help reduce severe gag reflex, and is a great option for patients who have difficulties taking dental x-rays. 

Wears off by the time you leave the office

Unlike moderate sedation, the effects of nitrous oxide wear off within minutes, and you are free to go about your day normally afterward.

Won’t affect your memory

You will still have a memory of the procedure, but nitrous oxide will make your overall experience more pleasant.

Please visit our page on sedation dentistry to learn more!

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