The Dental Center of Goshen
4024 Elkhart Road, Suite 15, Goshen, IN 46526

Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Sedation Dentistry in Goshen, IN

Not everyone is a fan of visiting the dentist. In fact, some people are so afraid of stepping into a dental office that they simply avoid doing so for years. However, these individuals need to understand that skipping dental appointments is very detrimental to their teeth, since regular dental cleanings are the key to having healthy, cavity-free teeth. Only a dentist can remove the plaque and bacteria that regular brushing and flossing misses, as well as spot the early signs of dental disease. Luckily, for people who are afraid of the dentist or have a severe gag reflex that keeps them from being able to handle tools in their mouth, our Goshen dentists offer sedation dentistry options that can help them stay calm during dental work.

When patients choose N2O sedation, the dentist will place a mask over their face and administer a non-allergenic, non-irritating gas that will place them in a state of relaxation that will allow them to feel calm and collected during the procedure. As sedation goes, this is one of the safest options available. The goal of N2O sedation is not to put people to sleep, but to allow them to have a more enjoyable experience at the dentist that will keep them from feeling pain and anxiety. Patients will still be able to respond to any requests the dentist, all while remaining comfortable.

It is extremely easy to administer N2O. A dentist will simply tell patients to breathe normally into a mask, and then within three to five minutes they will be able to feel the N2O take effect. There might be some light-headedness or tingling when the N2O is administered, but other than that there is little discomfort associated with this gas. In fact, many people report experiencing well-being, euphoria and/or floating.

The best part is the all a patient has to do is breathe normally following a procedure for the effect of N2O to wear off. This process just takes three to five minutes before a patient is feeling normal again. It’s important for patients to feel comfortable to visit the dentist every six months. This is why people should look into all of the options our Goshen dentists can offer that will allow them to have a comfortable experience at the dentist.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Great service, fast and efficient
Michelle D.
Ease of appt and staff are great!
James T.
I would recommend this office to anyone. From the girls in the front all the way back…they are professional, caring, and amazing.
Angie A.
Quick and easy crowns. They look and feel great. Awesome job. Thank you
Tammi W.
Dr. Cochran is so great at what he does and the staff are all friendly and knowledgeable. They made going in for fillings so much better than I could have thought possible. Nice to see people who […]
Jaclyn B.
Made me feel comfortable when I was scared
Tammy S.
Great staff and very good with kids.
Alexis W.
The staff are VERY nice and there was a TV in the room.
Kamryn A.
The staff is always kind and informative!
Melanie M.
Friendly and efficient
Glenn G.
Staff is always friendly and knowledgeable!
Kevin M.
The staff is Pleasant professional and thorough
Nanci W.
Dr Lauren was the best with my special needs daughter. The team was great. Made all the accommodations she needed to get her teeth taken care of. Thank you so much and we will be back
Rae B.
The staff, the dental assistants and especially the doctor are so welcoming and wonderful with children. It is unlike any other dentist office I have been to … Very, sincerely caring.
Giovanni M.
Very nice hygenist and did a good cleaning on teeth
Gail W.
Very nice and got me in and out in a timely manner
Carlene M.
The patience and kindness given to my little ones was beyond measure!
Logan B.
super friendly people and gentle and great with my boys! defiantly recommend them to anyone! I also love them to for my own care all around great experience and great dentistry!!!! :-)
Dawn H.
I’m always so hesitant to go to the dentist, but going to the Dental Center of Goshen definitely makes it easier! The staff is super friendly and they know what they are doing. My 2 year old has […]
Rebecca C.
Friendly, caring staff.
Lisa P.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (574) 538-2011
Fax: (574) 875-0015
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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