"Happy Gas" or "Laughing Gas" is a surprising versatile compound and surprisingly still used in dental practices today (considering how long ago it was discovered).  It is a reliable option for many patients, who feel like a trip to the dentist would be better with a mild sedative on hand. 

Unfortunately, we can't mention the actual chemical name of Happy Gas (Google blocks ads from sites that use the term in case they are selling the substance to people who might abuse it).  It is a common compound, that has many uses not just in a dental setting.  Apart from the fact it actually works, we love it for how quickly it takes affect, and how quickly it leaves your system once you stop breathing it.  Unlike stronger sedatives, you will be perfectly fine to drive home after your procedure.

The dentists at the Dental Lounge have been trained in it's use and while it is not the strongest sedative that we can offer, it is cheaper than the other options and very straight forward to administer.

If you have any questions about which form of sedation will be best for you, we will be happy to talk through the options with you when you make your appointment. 

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