When is Laughing Gas Used in Dentistry?
Although nitrous oxide has been in use for over 150 years, many patients don't even know it is an option when it comes to their dental needs. The use of nitrous oxide and dental sedation allow patients to remain relaxed during a dental procedure.
Nitrous Oxide Sedation (Laughing Gas) Pros and Cons
Despite its nickname, nitrous oxide (commonly called laughing gas) does not incite uncontrollable laughter. However, it is capable of helping patients relax and feel at ease during dental procedures.