Poudre Valley Family Dental
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  • “So glad that my husband and I have Dr. Gray and his staff for our dental care. We have been under Dr. Gray's care for minor and not-so-minor procedures for the past 2 years and have been very happy with the excellent, up-to-date dentistry and compassionate care. Dr. Gray's friendly and efficient office staff and dental assistants contribute to our confidence in what has been outstanding dental care.” - A

  • “Wonderful office and great experience! Everyone was so nice and knowledgeable and explained everything! Exactly what I was Looking for in a dentist!!” - A

  • “Always a pleasure to visit Dr. Gray's office. Cleanings are thorough and comfortable and the staff is friendly and professional. Desired appointments are easy to obtain and kept on time.” - D

  • “Poudre Valley Family Dental Rocks. They are always personable and friendly. The staff all call me by name when I walk in the door and they ask me about my family and work. I never feel rushed out the door, and yet they are always prompt and timely. It's like visiting with friends every 6 months. I highly recommend making these guys your dental team!” - E

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Is sedation the same as laughing gas (nitrous oxide)?

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This is a common question from patients with dental anxiety. Oral sedation IS completely different from nitrous oxide--from a patient experience, physiological, and even legal, standpoint.

Dental Anxiety

We recently saw a patient who was so anxious that even with nitrous oxide, having a cleaning procedure done was a stressful and uncomfortable ordeal. She would lose sleep and spend days worrying about her upcoming appointments. She wanted to take care of her teeth and have necessary dental procedures performed, but the anxiety associated with dental work was stopping her.

Sedation Dentistry

This patient decided to take advantage of oral sedation to overcome her severe anxiety. We completed the necessary procedures over multiple appointments. At ...

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