Nitrous oxide, or “laughing gas,” is used as a mild sedative. It is delivered through a nose hood, and is administered throughout the entire procedure. Nitrous oxide elevates the general mood and can evoke a general sense of well-being. Most importantly, it relieves anxiety and reduces pain during the procedure. In addition, some tingling and numbness may be felt. There are few side effects associated with nitrous oxide, and it has been safely used in dentistry for many years.
With the help of sophisticated computers, we are now able to reduce your x-ray radiation by another 80 percent. This means, that our new computers have made your visits safer than ever. You now don’t need to ask if the x-rays are really necessary. With this significant reduction in radiation, you can rest assured that you are receiving the best dental care in the safest way possible. It is called Digital Radiography.
TV/Headsets for Comfort In Ops
We offer our patients their choice of musical styles in which they choose from our collection of CD’s. Our TV’s have video monitors installed on the ceilings, so they can take their minds off their treatments by watching movies while seated in the latest contoured dental chairs.
All patient exams in our office are performed with the intraoral camera allowing you to view your teeth and identify any problem areas. The intraoral camera shows your teeth on a much larger scale so that our patients can see any problems that exist. It is the size of a dental mirror and enables us to diagnose problems in their earliest stages such as:
•Cavities Next To Old Fillings