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, Dr. Eric Driver, and Dr. Caitlyn Affrunti at Periodontics of the Desert.