Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas)
What is nitrous oxide/oxygen?
Nitrous oxide/oxygen is a blend of two gases, oxygen and nitrous oxide. When inhaled, it is absorbed by the body and has a calming effect.
How will I feel when breathing nitrous oxide/oxygen?
You will smell a sweet, pleasant aroma and experience a sense of well-being and relaxation. If you are worried by the sights, sounds, or sensations of dental treatment, you respond more positively with the use of nitrous oxide/oxygen.
How safe is nitrous oxide/oxygen?
Very safe. Nitrous oxide/oxygen is perhaps the safest sedative in dentistry. It is nonaddictive. It is mild, easily taken, then quickly eliminated by the body. You remain fully conscious, keeps all natural reflexes, when breathing nitrous oxide/oxygen.
Will nitrous oxide/oxygen work for everyone?
Everyone is not alike! Every service is tailored to you as an individual. Nitrous oxide/oxygen is not effective for some, especially those who have severe anxiety, nasal congestion, extensive treatment needs, or discomfort wearing a nasal mask.
Jann C. Barber, DDS
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