Do you experience dental fear or anxiety? If so, ask our dentist in Holland, Michigan, if you’re a candidate for laughing gas sedation. Dr. Habecker offers this type of to help patients feel more comfortable and at ease while receiving necessary treatment. Laughing gas is safe for both children and adults. It also wears off quickly, which allows you to drive yourself home after your appointment.
At Macatawa Smiles, we understand that some of our patients may dread their visit with us. This is why we try to anticipate their needs by offering sedation dentistry services like laughing gas.
How Laughing Gas Works
To administer dental laughing gas, we place a breathing mask over your nose and ask you to breathe in the laughing gas mixture. After a few minutes have passed, the laughing gas will work to make you feel comfortable, safe, and relaxed during your procedure. The wear off immediately after removing the mask.
Benefits of Laughing Gas Sedation
It is important to see our Holland dentist for a teeth cleaning and oral examination at least every six months. However, this can be difficult if you have a dental phobia. Laughing gas helps you relax in the dentist’s chair so you can get the care you need to maintain a beautiful healthy smile.
The effects of dental laughing gas wear off as soon as we remove the mask, which means you’ll be able to drive yourself home. During the dental procedure, you will be awake and responsive, yet relaxed.
Request an Appointment with Dr. Habecker
Dr. Brenton Habecker is an experienced dentist in Holland, Michigan, who’s accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment and learn if you’re a candidate for laughing gas sedation, please call Macatawa Smiles at (616) 396-7524. You may also fill out our online contact form and someone from our team will reach out to you soon.