Nitrous Oxide - COMING SOON!


The DA Academy Dental Nitrious Oxide Training course will provide information to meet the Nitrous Oxide/oxygen inhalation conscious sedation.  Students in this program learn:

  • Define conscious sedation and be aware of the benefits for the patient and dentist

  • Understand the psychophysiology of pain, anxiety, and sedation

  • Understand the physiology of respiration and of N2O-O2 inhalation

  • Know the advantages, disadvantages, indications, and contraindications to the use of N2O in normal and medically compromised patients

  • Understand the techniques used to administer N2O and monitor patients while they receive it

  • Recognize the complications that may arise as a result of N2O administration, and understand the prevention, early detection, and treatment of these complications

  • Learn the hazards associated with the use of N2O and accepted methods used to reduce exposure to an acceptable level in the dental office

  • Recognize special problems associated with the use of N2O in children and know the proper technique for administering it to them

  • Discuss nitrous oxide equipment, including tanks, regulators, manifolds and machines

  • Understand guidelines for installation and use as issued by the National Fire Protection Association and the American Dental Association

  • Recognize the similarities of N2O sedation and hypnosis, be familiar with the basic concepts of hypnosis and its usefulness as an adjunct to N2O sedation

January 8 - March 26

Friday 9am - 5pm

January 25 - April 14

Monday + Wednesday 9am - 12:30pm

February 20 - May 1

Saturday 8am - 4pm

March 2 - May 20 (En Espanol)

Tuesday + Thursday 6pm - 9:30pm

March 8 - May 26

Monday + Wednesday 6pm - 9:30pm

Coronal Polishing (DA 2's)

Thursday, February 18 @ 9am

Nitrous Oxide Monitoring

Friday, February 19 @ 9am

Open House

Friday, February 5 (2pm - 7pm)

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