Welcome to Mark A. Lawrence, D.D.S., P.C., located in Columbus, Georgia. Dr. Mark Lawrence and his team’s top priority is helping your child achieve and maintain a beautiful, healthy smile. We are committed to providing our patients with the highest standard of dental care in a pleasant and comfortable environment. We believe in the importance of patient education and will work with your child individually to ensure they understand how to practice good oral hygiene from home.
Brushing & Flossing
Maintaining proper Oral Hygiene techniques is key to keeping your teeth nice and healthy. We will teach your child important tips that will help them keep their smile beautiful and healthy for a lifetime.
Nitrous oxide, more commonly known as laughing gas, is often used as a conscious sedative during a dental visit. The gas is administered with a mixture of oxygen and has a calming effect that helps phobic or anxious patients relax during their dental treatment. Because it is a mild sedative, patients are still conscious and can talk to their dentist during their visit. After treatment, the nitrous is turned off and oxygen is administered for five to 10 minutes to help flush any remaining gas. The effects wear off almost immediately. Nitrous oxide rarely has side effects, although some patients may experience minor nausea and constipation. Your doctor will provide you with pre- and post-sedation instructions.
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