What Are the Effects of Laughing Gas on Children?

What Are the Effects of Laughing Gas on Children?

Team Pediatric Dentistry, Sedation Dentistry

Nitrous oxide, or “laughing gas” as it is commonly called, is a sedation option used in dentistry to help patients relax. Nitrous oxide is a specialized combination of nitrogen and oxygen. When breathed through the nose it creates a calming effect that can make dental treatment easier for the patient. Nitrous oxide is commonly used in pediatric dentistry, offering a …