Happy Gas Sedation

Relax and Feel at Ease: Happy Gas Sedation at Starbright Dental

What is Happy Gas Sedation and How Does it Work?

At Starbright Dental, we understand that dental procedures can be stressful and anxiety-inducing for some patients. That’s why we offer happy gas sedation to help our patients feel more comfortable and relaxed during their dental visits. Happy gas sedation, also known as nitrous oxide sedation, involves breathing in a mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen through a small mask placed over the nose. This gas helps to calm the nerves and induce a state of relaxation, while still allowing patients to remain conscious and aware.

The Benefits of Happy Gas Sedation

Happy gas sedation offers several benefits for patients who may experience dental anxiety or discomfort. Some of the key benefits include:

  • Reduced anxiety and stress: Happy gas sedation helps to calm the nerves and create a sense of relaxation, making dental procedures feel less daunting.
  • Reduced pain: Happy gas sedation can also help to reduce pain and discomfort during dental procedures, making them more tolerable for patients.
  • Faster recovery times: Because happy gas sedation wears off quickly, patients can typically resume their normal activities immediately following their procedure.

Is Happy Gas Sedation Safe?

Yes, happy gas sedation is considered safe and effective for most patients. Our dental professionals are experienced in administering and monitoring the sedation, and will take all necessary precautions to ensure your safety during the procedure. We will also review your medical history and discuss any potential risks or side effects before proceeding with the sedation.

What to Expect During Happy Gas Sedation

During your happy gas sedation appointment, you will be asked to breathe in a mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen through a small mask placed over your nose. You will start to feel the effects of the sedation within a few minutes, which will create a sense of relaxation and calm. You will still be conscious and able to communicate with our dental professionals throughout the procedure. After the procedure is complete, the sedation will wear off quickly, allowing you to resume your normal activities immediately.

How to Prepare for Happy Gas Sedation

Before your happy gas sedation appointment, our dental professionals will review your medical history and provide instructions on how to prepare for the procedure. It’s important to follow these instructions carefully, which may include avoiding food and drink for a certain period of time before the appointment. You should also arrange for a responsible adult to drive you home after the procedure, as the sedation can impair your ability to drive.

The Cost of Happy Gas Sedation

The cost of happy gas sedation at Starbright Dental will depend on the length of the procedure and your individual needs. As a guide, our prices are $120 ex. GST per 30 minutes.Our dental professionals will provide a clear breakdown of the costs during your initial consultation, so you can make an informed decision about whether happy gas sedation is right for you.

Book Your Happy Gas Sedation Appointment Today

If you’re interested in learning more about happy gas sedation and how it can help you feel more relaxed and at ease during your dental procedures, contact Starbright Dental today. Our friendly and experienced dental professionals are here to answer any questions you may have and help you book your happy gas sedation appointment.

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