Is Nitrous Oxide Safe? Check Out This List of Educational Resources

Our patients often ask us, “Is nitrous oxide safe?” Nitrous oxide is a colorless gas that is used in the medical field as an anesthetic. It is especially helpful for patients who are either nervous about their dental procedure or are going through a dental procedure that may cause discomfort or pain. It is mild and wears off immediately. While dentists have been using this tool for decades, there has continued to be debate over whether or not it is safe. In this article, we will attempt to ...more