Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has several outpatient and urgent care centers throughout South Florida, including on-demand, virtual care.
Walk-in urgent care with no appointment needed.
Serving as your child's primary doctor's office.
Pediatric specialty consultations available closer to home.
A full range of comprehensive services all under one roof.
Connect with providers from the comfort of your own home.
With over 800 pediatric clinicians on staff, we’re dedicated to helping you connect with the right specialist for your needs.
We have expertise in treating children and educating families on hundreds of different conditions.
We use cutting-edge, specialized treatments and procedures to ensure the best care for your child.
Nitrous oxide/oxygen is a common method used to help with a patient’s anxiety and provide some analgesia for a dental procedure a patient for a dental procedure in a safe, effective manner. It is sometimes referred to as “conscious sedation,” as the patient is not completely asleep, although some patients might have no memory of the procedure afterward.
The patient may need to avoid food, drink and certain medications prior to the procedure.
Complications from nitrous oxide/oxygen are rare. Patients may be groggy or disoriented after the procedure is finished.
Reviewed by: Suheily Enid Aponte Rodriguez, DMD
This page was last updated on: June 24, 2021 03:23 PM
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital pediatric dentistry facilities meet the unique needs of healthy infants, children, and adolescents, while also addressing the special concerns of patients with complex medical and dental issues.
Dental general anesthesia is a procedure where a patient is put to sleep by an anesthesiologist prior to a dental surgery or comprehensive oral rehabilitation.
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