What is Nitrous Oxide: Learning the Facts and Dispelling the Myths

Combining nitrous oxide and oxygen to help manage anxiety and pain during a dental procedure is a practice that has been used for over 100 years (since the early 1800’s). It is a safe and effective method to control pain and calm a worried patient with minimal health risks. Qualified dentists can use this drug in an incremental level, so there is no risk of accidental overdose. You will only receive as much as you need. The effects of nitrous oxide quickly disappear once the patient goes back ...more