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Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Sedation in Dentistry

Nitrous oxide (N 2O), which is also known as laughing gas, is a kind of minimal sedation drug that helps the patients to be relaxed and reduces their anxiety during the dental process. It is combined with oxygen, and the patient breathes in through a mask before starting the dental treatment process. This colorless gas effects on the nervous system; however, it does not put the patient into sleep or laugh.

Nitrous Oxide Oxygen emergency dental care

Using nitrous oxide is a reliable method because it is easily reversed and does not cause lasting damages. It is appropriate for children and adults. We use this safe inhaled sedation in Walking Dental Clinic to reduce the anxiety of our patients.

It smells the metallic scent. There are some common side effects of using nitrous oxide; however, all of them are mild and reversal. Some of them include headache, dizziness, excessive sweating, nausea, and vomiting. It just reduces oxygen flow to the brain and causes feeling relaxed and the dreamlike state in the patient. It relieves anxiety and helps the patient with tolerating the pain. It wears off quickly, so the patient can drive home immediately after the dental treatment. Its effects start immediately and last from two to three minutes.
Nitrous Oxide Oxygen Sedation in Dentistry

Our emergency dental clinic in Toronto meets the patients’ different oral and dental needs in extended hours in seven days of a week. No matter what is the dental problem, the emergency dentists in our dental office help the patient with treating their dental diseases as soon as possible in a relaxed and comfortable environment the patients deserve. We know that our patients cannot afford to spend time in emergencies in the dental clinic; therefore, we provide the best-equipped emergency dental clinic to them, and our professional staff offers the best dental treatment for them. Visit our Walk-in Dental Clinic with no appointment needed, and then you will see how your dental treatment is easy and painless.

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