Easing Dental Anxiety with Nitrous Oxide

As Board Certified Pediatric Dentists, we prioritize not only the dental health of our young patients but also their comfort and emotional well-being. Nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas, is a key tool we use to manage the fears and anxieties children often experience at the dentist.

Safety of Nitrous Oxide in Pediatric Dentistry

Is Nitrous Oxide Safe For Children?

Absolutely. Nitrous oxide is safe for children when used under the supervision of our professionally trained team. It is a standard practice in pediatric dentistry to alleviate anxiety during treatments.

Practical Considerations for Using Nitrous Oxide

Does My Child Need An Empty Stomach For Nitrous Oxide? Are There Lasting Effects?

Nitrous oxide acts quickly and its effects wear off just as rapidly, allowing children to return to their normal activities shortly after their appointment. There is no need for an empty stomach prior to its administration, making it a convenient option for pain and anxiety management.