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
The dentist that we saw for the first time was kind, patient, and very informative on the plans made for my son, who was so very fearful and the ladies/assistants were wonderful as well. Going the […]
Jessica B.
Prompt, courteous service. Everyone is personable.
Erma M.
The doctor assistant was very nice and explained everything to me in detail…she was very understanding and patient as I have dental anxiety…overall everyone was great…
Maribel S.
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.
I am terrified of the dentist and dread going and the entire staff were gentle and upbeat and kept me at ease. I have no nerves about returning for my next routine cleaning.
Katie K.
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.
Good service..
Adriel R.
Quick and easy crowns. They look and feel great. Awesome job. Thank you
Tammi W.
Friendly, caring staff.
Lisa P.
Very nice hygenist and did a good cleaning on teeth
Gail W.
overall experience in the past and most recent visit.
Kenneth M.
The staff was incredible. My whole experience was more than I could have ever expected. Amber is amazing at her job. Thanks for everything you guys do!
Vanessa G.
Staff was very patient and kind with my Autistic teenager. Made him feel safe in a unknown environment.
Tyler C.
So far the customer service is excellent. The dentist was professional. Scheduling an appointment was easy.
Kelsey B.
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Jonale H.
This was my second visit to the dental center in Goshen they are wonderful. My first visit was a cleaning. My second was to put my crown back on after it came off. They are awesome thank you so much […]
Sue M.
Friendliness of the dental assistant.
David B.
You are patient, calm, friendly, and encouraging. I appreciate you explaining things to my kids on their level so they understand! You’ve definitely helped my fear of the dentist!
Samuel 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.
U r great with the my daughter and she loves to come and see Emily
Amy J.
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 - 2:30 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 - 2:30 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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