Introducing SILHOUETTE: It Will Change Your View Of Nitrous Oxide

New SILHOUETTE Low Profile, Disposable Nasal Mask And Breathing Circuit

SILHOUETTE is a revolutionary new nitrous oxide nasal mask designed by a dentist for dentists. It eliminates the hassles many dentists associate with using nitrous oxide. The result is a compact and comfortable nasal mask that's nearly invisible and creates a safe and predictable experience for both the dentist and the patient.

SILHOUETTE's unique design offers many advantages over traditional nasal hoods, including:

  • Unobstructed access to the oral cavity

  • A more predictable nitrous experience

  • Adhesive strip to secure the mask in place

  • Enhanced scavenging efficiency for reduced N2O exposure

  • Disposable mask and circuit for improved infection control

  • Four size options for a perfect fit on all patients

Click here to view the SILHOUETTE Brochure.

Download Silhouette article in Implant Tribune.

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Seeing is believing. Click through the patient images below
and the Videos tab above!

The following videos were shot with a special infra-red camera designed for thermal imaging. In the videos you will notice trace amounts of nitrous oxide that escape from various types of nasal masks. As you can see the Porter Silhouette is by far the best option for scavenging efficiency.

Infrared Videos

Educational Videos






"I absolutely LOVE the new Silhouette Nitrous Masks! They were simple to install on my own. I love that my assistant and I no longer have to work around the bulkiness of the traditional Nitrous masks. The new masks come in many sizes and there is always one to fit any patient. I also love that the patient is no longer 'tied down' to the dental chair by the traditional tubing but instead the small Silhouette tubes are lightweight and fit nicely around the patient's ears. Patients love them and so do we! Thank you Porter for creating this much needed product!"


Justine C. Bons, DDS, PA
SmilePerfect Deerfield, Inc.
General, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry
Deerfield Beach, FL

"My patients love this new nitrous system! A few of the reasons they like it is the nitrous doesn’t flow into their eyes, it is their own personal (never been used by anyone else) nasal mask, and the fit feels customized. There are so many positives for me! I like it not only because my patients like it, but my staff and I do not get harmful overflow nitrious oxide, it is not bulky so I can see the anterior teeth directly, it’s slim fit is easier to work around, and I can see condensation on the clear mask noting the patient’s breathing."

Thank you so much!

Jennifer Bartlett , DDS
Bartlett Family Dentistry
315 West Bower Ave.
Harrison, AR 72601

"In working with other manufacturer’s nitrous oxide nasal masks I have found the Silhouette to be the most user friendly and efficacious thus far. Oral surgery and endodontics are no longer cumbersome or difficult to perform with inhalation sedation. My patients have all commented on their preference for this product due to how silent the Silhouette is and how they don’t feel physically overwhelmed as with a traditional mask system. This has in turn has decreased my patient’s anxiety levels and increased the patient’s perceived outcomes. I will be using this product for many years to come and recommend it for all my peers."

Best Regards,

Dr. Ertl
Laurelwood Family Dentistry
1978 Hendersonville Road, Suite 30
Asheville, North Carolina 28803

"I just got done using the new Silhouette low profile nasal mask for Nitrous Oxide delivery for the first time. I had no idea how annoyed I was trying to work around the old system until it was gone. Because of the adhesive seal, there was no leakage onto the patient's eyes and she could wear protective goggles without any interference. The patient could turn her head from side to side without any restriction instead of me having to compromise my ergonomics to access the other side of the mouth. The appointment was for wisdom teeth removal and once I got into the appointment, I forgot it was even there. The tubing and nose mask are disposable so that eliminates cross contamination concerns. Needless to say, I absolutely loved it. Wonderful device - my highest recommendation."

Andrew Mohlman, DMD, General Dentist
Kennewick, Wa







Flowmeter Connection Kit (order one for each flowmeter). Includes: Cannula Adapter, Breathing Bag Cap, 6.5' Fresh Gas / Vacuum Tubing, 4 Color Coded Sizer Masks, and Clip



Variety 12 Pack: Pediatric, Adult Small, Medium, Large X 3 Each



Pediatric 12 Pack



Adult Small 12 Pack



Medium 12 Pack



Large 12 Pack



SILHOUETTE Sizer Masks: Color Coded, 1 For Each Size, Autoclavable



SILHOUETTE Starter Trial Pack: 3 Masks (one each: Pediatric, Adult Small, and Medium), Cannula Adapter, Breathing Bag Cap, 6.5' Fresh Gas / Vacuum Tubing and Clip

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