Launceston Dental Clinic

Happy Gas in Launceston

Is it safe to drive after receiving Happy Gas?

How quickly does Happy Gas wear off after treatment?

Our Happy Gas treatment aim to be comfortable, precise & predictable

Achieve A Wholesome Smile

Consultation Is Key

We will talk you through the various available options first

Making It Last

Our innovative procedures will restore your smile quickly and effectively.

Keep On Smiling

We strive to ensure a streamlined and comfortable procedure for all our clients, allowing for a pleasant experience with results worth smiling about.

Highly Trained Staff

Our entire team received extensive training to ensure a safe procedure.

Smile Now, Pay Later

We offer many flexible payment plan options

5 Reasons To Choose Us

Consult and find solutions!

About Happy Gas?

What is Happy Gas?

  • Also known as nitrous oxide or laughing gas
  • Colorless, odorless gas administered through a mask
  • Induces feelings of relaxation and euphoria
  • Safe and effective sedative for dental procedures
  • Easily adjustable to suit individual comfort levels
  • Quickly eliminated from the body after treatment
Role of Happy Gas

How Happy Gas Works?

  • Happy gas is inhaled through a small mask placed over the nose
  • It enters the bloodstream and reaches the brain, producing a calming effect
  • Patients remain conscious and able to communicate during treatment
  • The level of sedation can be adjusted by the dentist as needed
  • Once the mask is removed, the effects wear off quickly
  • Patients can drive themselves home after the procedure
When, Why and How ?

When You Might Need Happy Gas Treatment

  • Dental anxiety or fear of dental procedures
  • Difficulty sitting still or remaining calm during treatment
  • Sensitivity to dental instruments or sensations
  • Complex or lengthy dental procedures
  • Pediatric dentistry for anxious children
  • Desire for a more comfortable and relaxed dental experience
Benefits of Happy Gas Treatment

Helpful info Happy Gas

  • Reduced anxiety and fear associated with dental visits
  • Increased comfort and relaxation during dental procedures
  • Quicker recovery time compared to other sedation methods
  • Safe and effective for patients of all ages
  • Allows for easy adjustment of sedation levels during treatment
  • Enables patients to undergo necessary dental care with confidence

Consult and find smiling solutions!



Feel free to contact us in case you have any more questions and we are happy to answer them the best we can.

Our team are trained to help you feel at ease from the moment you arrive in our practice. We know it can be a scary process, so we make sure we guide you through every step. And if need be, we can use sedation dentistry as we are the only dentist practice that offers sedation in Launceston.

Simply give our team a call and let them know what your goals are. They will take you step-by-step through what is required to revolutionise your smile.

At Pickup Bagshaw Dental we have very strict testing and management processes to ensure that our equipment is start of the art and suitable for our patients.


Every mouth and goal is unique. We live by the motto of providing affordable value to our clients. Once you come in for analysis, we will give you a full cost breakdown

That’s our job! We can do a full analysis of your mouth and suggest the most suitable solutions to give you that life-changing smile!

We take training VERY seriously here at Pickup Bagshaw Dental. We are constantly sending our staff to industry meetups, seminars and events so that they can be on the cutting edge

All of our customers trust their smile to us

From emergency, cosmetic, restorative to sedation – Pickup Bagshaw Dental provides every service to suit your dental needs.


Will Give You Clear Reasons to Smile Bright!

Not many dental practices can say they have over 70 years of combined experience in various dental fields, including general, preventative and restorative treatment.

In our warm and welcoming office, patients are given top-notch care and attention. We firmly believe in keeping our patients comfortable, informed, and empowered to choose their treatments.

Conveniently located in the Launceston CBD, we also have HICAPS/EFTPOS facilities available.

We help clients their smile problems

70 Years

Proudly serving Launceston for over 70 years, we're your trusted team of dental professionals you and your family can rely on


One of the few Launceston dental practices that use happy gas. We don't let anxiety stand in the way of giving you the smile you always wanted.

All Services

From emergency, cosmetic, restorative, general to sedation dentistry - Pickup Bagshaw Dental provides every service to suit your dental needs.


Our practice sees emergency patients if possible. Our caring ADA certified staff are dedicated to getting our patients out of pain ASAP!

Meet your doctors

We specialise in family and children’s dentistry and orthodontics.

Join our family here at Pickup Bagshaw Dental! Come meet our fantastic staff and sophisticated dentists and see why patients are raving about their experience. We welcome all new and current patients to explore the treatments and procedures that we offer.

Photo of Dr John Pickup

Dr John Pickup

B.D.S., F.I.C.O.I., F.A.S.O.
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Dr Tony Bagshaw


Dr Lisa


Dr John Rebenque


Tara Brooks



Monday 8:15am – 5:00pm

Tuesday 8:15am – 5:00pm

Wednesday 8:15am – 5:00pm

Thursday 8:15am – 5:00pm

Friday 8:15am – 5:00pm