Reduces tension and anxiety
Decreases pain and discomfort to a minimal level
Minimises gagging reflex during the procedure
Helps you be more confident about visiting us more frequently.
Dr Max offers happy gas as a method of reducing pain and anxiety for a patient. After a few minutes with happy gas, patients will generally experience a pleasurable or euphoric state. The experience has been explained by Dr Max as a kind of light-headed happy state that can cause you to giggle (giving it the nickname laughing gas).
Happy Gas is nitrous oxide. It reduces pain (where the term relative analgesia comes in) and produces a pleasurable feeling. Immediately on administration there is no noticeable effect, however after about three to five minutes of easy breathing, the patient should feel a growing euphoric feeling. It is possible to feel a bit light headed and some get the giggles hence the name laughing gas.
The effects of happy gas wear off quickly, approximately 10 to 15 minutes. You will be able to drive and go about your day to day business as normal.
Dr Max has over 20 years of experience in dentistry and has undertaken advanced training in Implant Surgery, Intravenous Sedation, Cosmetic Dentistry, Invisalign and Oral Surgery. He can answer any questions you may have regarding our services, or any other oral health issues you may have.