Nitrous Sedation
In Post Falls

Nitrous Sedation (better known as laughing gas) can be a very safe and valuable tool to manage pain while easing fears throughout your dental experience at Syringa.

Patient comfort is one of the cornerstones at Syringa Dental, so we offer Nitrous Sedation as an option to our Post Falls community who may have some hesitancy around our profession.

Getting you modern, affordable dental care is everything to us, so we explore all options that can bring you comfort while in our chairs. Nitrous Oxide or Laughing Gas as it’s commonly called as been utilized in dentistry since the mid-1800s.

If you are putting off dental work due to anxiety, we encourage you to come take a personalized tour of our office, meet the team and learn about your sedation options.

What is Nitrous Sedation?

Nitrous Sedation (Nitrous Oxide or Laughing Gas) is a type of conscious sedation that is inhaled through a mask that our team provides. Nitrous is the most commonly used sedative used in Dentistry, due to its ease-of-use, fast-acting properties and safety. If you still have questions about Nitrous Sedation, please let us know, we’re happy to help you find a sedation solution that works for you.

Nitrous Sedation FAQs

What does it feel like?

Most patients experience a calm, relaxed state almost sleepy but remain awake. Some patients experience tingling in their limbs or a sense of floating.

Is Nitrous Oxide safe for kids?

Nitrous Oxide can be used for children who may experience fear while visiting the dentist. When monitored by a dental professional, Nitrous Oxide is safe for both children and adults. Once the gas is turned off the sedative effects typically wear off in a matter of minutes with no residual effects.

Are there any side effects?

Side effects are extremely rare when using Nitrous Sedation. Some patients may experience temporary nausea, dizziness or fatigue but these side effects go away once the gas is turned off. We are constantly monitoring your awareness and oxygen levels throughout your treatment to avoid any of the side effects associated with excessive NOS inhalation.

How long does sedation last?

s we turn off the Nitrous Oxide gas, you should begin to feel the effects wearing off.