Laughing Gas (Nitrous Oxide)

Discover the Comfort of Laughing Gas (Nitrous Oxide)

Olde Naples Periodontics, your dedicated hub for periodontal care led by the skilled periodontist, Dr. Denise C. Gay. We understand the significance of your comfort during treatments, especially in the realm of periodontics. At our state-of-the-art practice located at “1132 Goodlette Frank Rd N, Naples, Florida 34102,” we offer the calming benefits of Nitrous Oxide, or Laughing Gas, to elevate your periodontal experience.

"I consider myself privileged to not only do what I love but also to improve the health of my patients. If you have any concerns about your oral health, please do not hesitate to contact my office. Treating periodontal disease starts with you."

What is Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas) Treatment?

Nitrous Oxide, commonly known as Laughing Gas, is a gentle sedative used to ease anxiety during dental procedures. Administered through a comfortable mask placed over your nose, it induces a state of relaxation, allowing you to remain conscious and responsive while feeling completely at ease. This method is particularly beneficial for patients undergoing periodontal treatments.

Benefits of Nitrous Oxide Treatment:

  • Stress-Free Experience: Nitrous Oxide induces a sense of calm, making your periodontal procedures more comfortable and less stressful.
  • Rapid Onset and Offset: The effects of Nitrous Oxide begin quickly once inhaled and wear off swiftly after the mask is removed, enabling you to resume your daily activities promptly.
  • Tailored Comfort: Dr. Denise C. Gay can easily adjust the dosage to match your specific comfort level, ensuring a personalized and anxiety-free experience.
  • Cooperative and Relaxed Patients: For patients with dental anxiety or those undergoing lengthy periodontal treatments, Nitrous Oxide promotes cooperation and relaxation.

The Nitrous Oxide Treatment Process:

  • Consultation: Dr. Denise C. Gay will evaluate your dental needs and discuss your concerns to determine if nitrous oxide is the right choice for you.
  • Administration: A small mask is placed over your nose, through which you’ll inhale the nitrous oxide mixed with oxygen.
  • Relaxed Treatment: As the gas takes effect, you will experience a deep sense of relaxation while Dr. Gay and her team perform the necessary dental procedures.
  • Recovery: Once the treatment is complete, the nitrous oxide supply is stopped, and you’ll breathe pure oxygen to clear any remaining gas from your system. You’ll be fully alert and ready to go about your day.

Important Considerations in Periodontal Nitrous Oxide Treatment:

  • Not Suitable for Everyone: Nitrous oxide may not be recommended for individuals with certain medical conditions. It’s crucial to provide your complete medical history to ensure safety.
  • Arrangements for Transportation: As a safety precaution, it’s advisable to have someone accompany you to the appointment and drive you home afterward.
  • Open Communication: Don’t hesitate to discuss any concerns or anxieties you have about dental procedures with Dr. Gay. Open communication ensures your treatment is tailored to your comfort.


Ready to experience periodontal treatments without anxiety? Schedule your appointment at Olde Naples Periodontics by calling (239) 261-1401. Dr. Denise C. Gay and our expert team are dedicated to providing you with a serene, stress-free periodontal environment.

Choose Olde Naples Periodontics for your periodontal needs and embrace the tranquility of Nitrous Oxide-enhanced treatments. Your comfort is our priority.

Elevate Your Smile with Excellence at Olde Naples Periodontics:

Experience the pinnacle of dental care under the expert guidance of Dr. Gay at Olde Naples Periodontics. Our cutting-edge treatments, personalized approach, and warm environment ensure your journey to optimal oral health is one of comfort and confidence. Join us today at “1132 Goodlette Frank Rd N, Naples, Florida 34102” or call (239) 261-1401 to embark on a path towards a brighter, healthier smile.

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