Inhalation Sedation (laughing gas) in Dentistry
Inhalation sedation, laughing gas, relative analgesia, happy gas, gas and air, nitrous, nitrous oxide, N2O-O2. Inhalation sedation with nitrous oxide (N2O) and oxygen (O2) has been described as nearly the "Ideal sedative" in the dental office.
What is it? And what does it do?
Nitrous oxide induces a pleasurable feeling. After 5 minutes or so of breathing in the ...