Our team at Oakwood Dental is deeply concerned for the health and well-being of our patients, our staff and their families. On March 20th, Governor Polis signed and executive order to extend the temporary suspension for elective and non-essential procedures. This includes all voluntary or elective surgeries or procedures, whether medical, dental or veterinary. The new executive order has extended our temporary closure through April 14th.

We will be available to our patients in need of emergency dental care as needed throughout this temporary closure. 

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Is Nitrous Oxide safe?

Woman smiling in dental chair | Dentist Castle Rock coNitrous Oxide is a very gentle pharmacological agent commonly used in dentistry to help a patient relax during treatment.  Nitrous Oxide is considered a safe sedative for many reasons. It is considered safe because it has a rapid onset that is easily reversible, it is non-allergenic, and can be adjusted in various concentrations. Nitrous Oxide is a colorless and odorless gas that is also used in hospitals, and outpatient and inpatient settings. During the procedure, the patient can still hear, see and respond to their surroundings. Nitrous Oxide is also commonly known as laughing gas because patients can sometimes begin to feel giddy or ecstatic while breathing the gas, causing them to laugh or giggle.

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Has your fear of the dentist kept you away from the dentist? Sedation dentistry, including nitrous oxide, may be able to help make you more comfortable at your dental visit. Please contact our caring team at our Castle Rock, CO dental clinic if you have questions on nitrous oxide. 

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