Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) is a common and highly effective type of sedative used to help you feel at ease during your treatment. Nitrous oxide is a conscious sedative, meaning that you will be guided into a state of total relaxation without falling asleep. Give us a call at 760-674-4410 to learn more about nitrous oxide in Palm Desert, California, and schedule your appointment with Dr. Peter Warshawsky and Dr. Eric Driver at Periodontics of the Desert.