Am I awake during the procedure?
Our sedation dentist will talk to you throughout the dental treatment and you will be able to respond without any problem. This is a great feature of conscious sedation using laughing gas. If, at any stage during the procedure, the patient feels that he or she is getting too much nitrous oxide or starts to feel uncomfortable, let the dentist know immediately and straight away the dentist can adjust the flow of gases.
After the sedation dentistry treatment, you will once again receive 100% oxygen for a few minutes. At the end of this time, you should feel normal again. If a patient still feels even a little sedated, the dentist should give the patient oxygen for a few more minutes. In some situations, where a patient recovered more slowly, the patient might be required to have a family member or friend drive the patient home. In most cases, you will feel normal after treatment and will be able to drive your own car home.