Nitrous Oxide for Your Child’s Dental Visit? Things to Know Ahead of Time
Parents of children with special needs often struggle with some of the most basic tasks, including routine dental visits. As a result, when that first visit finally does come, their child may be fearful, anxious, or uncooperative. That's one of the reasons why many dentists opt for sedation dentistry for these children. Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, is a great option for these patients. Here's a look at what you need to know about nitrous oxide and how it can help your child.