Nitrous Oxide, sometimes called “laughing gas,” is one option your dentist may offer to help make you more comfortable during certain procedures. You will be able to hear and respond to any requests or directions the dentist may have. Your dentist will ask you to breathe normally through your nose, and within a few short minutes, you should start to feel the effects of the Nitrous Oxide. You won't fall asleep; instead, the Nitrous Oxide simply puts you at ease and eliminates any anxiety you may normally experience.Read more about Nitrous Oxide
Oral sedation dentistry is a medical procedure involving the administration of oral sedative drugs, generally to facilitate a dental procedure and reduce patients' fear and anxiety. If you're afraid, anxious, or apprehensive, let your dentist at Happy Valley Family Dentistry know; he or she will choose the right form of dental sedation for you. Call us at 623-587-0300 for an appointment.Read more about Oral Sedation
Are you apprehensive about going to the dentist? Have you put off dental care for years because of dental anxieties?
You're not alone. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, approximately 40 million Americans avoid the dentist because of fear and anxiety. Our team at Happy Valley Family Dentistry is here to help you overcome your dental anxiety and regain your confidence about visiting the dentist. In our personalized approach, we offer several ways to assist you in receiving treatment while remaining relaxed.Read more about Sedation Dentistry