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Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas)

 

Nitrous oxide/oxygen is a safe inhaled sedative used to calm a child’s anxiety and fear of the dentist. It works well for children whose gag reflex interferes with dental treatment.

 

How safe is nitrous oxide/oxygen?

 

Very Safe. Nitrous oxide/oxygen is perhaps the safest sedative in dentistry and is well tolerated.

 
How will my child feel?

 

Your child will smell a faint scented aroma and experience a sense of relaxation.

 

Are there any special instructions?

 

  • Avoid food within the two hours before the dental appointment.

  • Let us know about any respiratory condition that makes breathing through the nose difficult for your child.

  • Let us know about any medication on the day of the appointment.

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