Happy Gas

Happy Gas

happy Gas

Happy Gas

Dental clinics can appear to be pretty scary for the patients, especially if they are small kids. It is a hassle to convince your child to go for a dental checkup or get treated for the cavities he/she has gained from eating all those sugary treats. Whatever the reason, your ward may not be willing to go to the dentist due to being scared of the dental tools and equipment or the general setup of the clinic.

But it is best to see a dentist before the problem gets too severe. A simple cavity, if neglected for too long, can destroy your child’s tooth, resulting in tooth decay. It might also affect the other teeth, as the cavity can jump from one tooth to another. The longer you avoid tooth problems, the more complex your case becomes, increasing the treatment cost.

Besides kids, there are a lot of adults who also find it petrifying to visit the dentist. This condition is known as dental anxiety, which is quite common in both children and grown-ups. But this cannot hold you or your kids back from receiving the required dental treatment.

For your utmost comfort and for providing you with a pleasant and comfortable experience, we at Healthy Smiles recommend you to go for the Happy Gas option. It is safe, inexpensive, and a joyous solution to the fear that has taken over you.

What is Happy Gas?

What is Happy Gas?

Happy gas is also known as the laughing gas. The gas contains a nitrous oxide, which helps to calm down both kids and adults. You go on to have a giggling fit and forget all your fears relating to the dental clinic or the sharp tools and injections used by the dentists. It takes your mind to a state of euphoria – a condition that fills you up with happiness and only happiness.

Happy gas is the most preferred form of sedation dentistry among patients. Not only is it entirely safe for both kids and adults, but it is also the most comfortable option you could go for. The effect of this gas wears off in as less as 2-minutes time, which is why our caring Melbourne based dentists will make sure you keep inhaling the gas seamlessly until and unless they are done with your dental procedure.

What is Happy Gas?

The Process of Filling You with Happiness

The Process of Filling You with Happiness

The Process of Filling You with Happiness

Before starting your treatment, our caring dentists have a detailed conversation with you to get an insight into your problems. During that session, they will also consider whether or not you have any fears regarding the overall procedure and suggest the best possible sedation remedy for it. You can always open up about your worries to us and request the Happy Gas procedure before beginning your actual treatment.

As mentioned before, Happy Gas is the simplest and safest form of sedation dentistry. Our exceptional dental professionals set the nitrous oxide stream from the machine to your body by attaching a nose mask to your face. The cover attached to the hose ensures a precisely calculated flow of nitrous oxide to your body. The concentration varies between kids and adults and is monitored accurately by our high-tech machines.

Healthy Smiles, Melbourne is the apt amalgamation of brilliance and technology. We make use of the latest machines and equipment available in the market to give our patients an unmatched experience. Despite Happy Gas being a mild and safe sedative, our caring dentists make sure to keep your heartbeat in check during the entire procedure.

Our caring dentists do this to ensure that you do not face even the slightest of complicacy while receiving our premium quality treatment.

How Does Happy Gas Change Your Body’s Mechanism?

How Does Happy Gas Change Your Body’s Mechanism?
While you start to inhale the Happy Gas, you feel a tingling sensation all over your body. You might begin to feel sleepy and light-headed during the procedure but are aware of what is happening around you. You can move and talk but will feel happy in whatever you wish to do.

The nitrous oxide enters your body and takes over the oxygen particles, stopping it from reaching your bloodstreams and brain. It might sound a bit scary, but you may not have to worry a bit as this stoppage is what causes your entire body to cool down and enter a state of supreme relaxation. This nitrous oxide is the root cause of endless giggles. During the Happy Gas inhalation process, you might also hallucinate and make up stories in your mind.

The best part about it is that you feel no pain during the ongoing treatment while under this sedative. You also barely recall the experience once the effect wears off.

Therefore, our dental experts leave no scope of fear for you.

How Does Happy Gas Change Your Body’s Mechanism?

Precautions to Take Before & After the Procedure

Before the Appointment

Before the Appointment

Before the Appointment

Just like the procedure, the things you must take care of before and after Happy Gas inhalation is relatively simple. You will be expected to have a simple meal 2 hours before the appointment with your dentist.
You may go for light foods like plain toasts with butter, a simple sandwich, protein bar, or anything that is not too filling to the tummy. Avoid steak meals, burgers, rice platters, or anything too heavy and loaded with calories.

After the Appointment

After the Appointment

After the Appointment

Post the procedure; you will quickly come back to your real senses as the effect of Happy Gas wears off very quickly. But there are certain minor discomforts which you may face after removing the nitrous oxide providing mask. Common after-effects of it are headaches and feeling nauseous.

If applied to your child, then they may also vomit after the procedure, as the removal of the mask may make them feel dizzy. After the procedure, our caring dentists will keep you under the supervision and make sure that you breathe in plenty of oxygen for 5 minutes straight. Before applying this procedure on either you or your child, our dentists take full consent from you for it.

Will Happy Gas Turn My Wallet Sad?

Will Happy Gas Turn My Wallet Sad?

Will Happy Gas Turn My Wallet Sad?

Our Melbourne based state of the art clinic has been set up with the sole aim of providing comfortable, effective, and wallet-friendly treatment that is accessible to all. We make use of the latest technology and have a team of experienced dental professionals working with us to ensure your oral health and safety.

Happy gas is the safest of all sedatives costing around $100-$150 only. This amount can free you from the hassle of dragging your kid to the clinic or give you the confidence to face your dental problems bravely.

At Healthy Smiles, we have wallet-friendly solutions for most of the in-clinic procedures. You can pay us in installments and choose from several easy and secured payment options that will keep both you and your wallet happy and fulfilled.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What happens after inhaling the Happy Gas?
After inhaling the nitrous oxide gas, you calm down and relax while our excellent dentists swiftly carry out their operations. You feel no pain and also forget everything that is done to you while you are under the sedation effect.
Will the Happy Gas result in me having a laughing fit?
Happy gas does not make you or your child hyper once it enters your body. You feel pleased due to the supreme relaxation state that your body enters and how all your worries and stress get alleviated. You calmly sit on the chair as our dentists do their work.
Will this procedure hurt me?
All you have to do is put on a mask and inhale the laughing gas. There are no injections or anesthetics involved in this procedure. It is 100% safe, even for children, and the effect wears off pretty quickly.

While undergoing the Happy Gas procedure, your body is entirely calm, which is why you do not feel the pain from the injections or tools that our dentists use on you. The body pain these tools cause is very minimal and bearable, but what makes them painful is nothing but your fear. With Happy Gas, we eradicate your fear; thus, the slight pain and pressures from dental tools and needles become bearable for you.

At Healthy Smiles, we also provide our customers with pain-free needles. Our high-tech machines help us to create needles as per the bearing power of the patients. Thus, you and your children may not have to fear injections at all.

Is Happy Gas safe for my child?
Happy gas is an entirely safe and effective method for children and adults alike. There are minor after-effects like headaches and vomiting. However, if your child throws up more than twice post eh procedure, then you must consult our dental professionals immediately for a swift solution.

However, the effect of this gas wears off very quickly, sometimes under 2-minutes time. And afterward, our dentists make sure you or your child, whoever undergoes the sedative, breathes in plenty of oxygen for five consecutive minutes. Our Melbourne based, experienced professionals keep the patient under supervision for 20 minutes at least post the procedure to make sure everything is well.

They also check the oxygen rate of the patient during the ongoing procedure so that no complications arise.

How is Happy Gas different from other sedatives?
Happy gas is a safer alternative to other sedatives and is safe for both children and adults. Other sedation dentistry procedures like IV Sedation or local anesthesia have to be injected into your body. Like Happy Gas, during IV Sedation, you know your surroundings and what is happening to you. You can talk and move. But in the case of general anesthesia, you are unconscious and have no sense of what is being done to you.