Laughing Gas 101

When people hear “sedation dentistry,” laughing gas is typically what first comes to mind. Nitrous oxide, its formal name, is commonly used as a mild sedative in many dental procedures. While you can’t see or smell the gas, it is very effective in helping patients relax quickly so that your treatment can be completed easily and effectively. Here’s a brief … Read More

Sedation Dentistry: Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous oxide gas, also known as laughing gas, can be a great option for those seeking sedation dentistry because of a fear of going to the dentist.  This particular procedure has been used safely for over a century with minimal side effects.  Effects of the gas typically wear off very quickly so the patient can feel back to normal very … Read More