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Sedation Dentistry

For No Fear Dentistry


Family Dentist Wichita, Kansas

Laughing gas for any procedure

We understand that many patients suffer from fear and anxiety about their visits. In fact, about 60% of people suffer from dental fear or anxiety. However, Dr. Barker keeps you comfortable and eases fears with sedation dentistry services.

Our sedation dentistry services are built around an environment of “no fear” and gentle dentistry. The safety, comfort, and happiness of every patient are our top concerns. Therefore, Smiles by Design offers laughing gas for any procedure. Further, laughing gas relieves pain and anxiety during dental procedures. No need to let the dentist get you down—we’ll keep you in good spirits!

Facts About Nitrous Oxide

  • Nitrous oxide has been used for centuries to ease patient anxiety! The gas was discovered in 1793 and has been used by medical and dental providers to help relive pain and anxiety in patients.
  • Laughing gas works quickly and is safe for your internal organs. In addition, there are no needles involved! Just breathe deeply and feel relaxed.
  • As soon as the mask is removed the effects of laughing gas start to wear off. This means you can continue with your normal activities as long as you feel okay afterward.
  • Nitrous oxide will make you feel a little tingly, and then general numbness. The gas leaves your system as you breathe out.

To learn more about our dental services, please contact Dr. Kristyn Barker, DDS for a consultation. Our friendly family dentist and staff look forward to meeting you!

young boy smiling in dental chair