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How well does laughing gas work to make things better at the dentist?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gary Lederman
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: It works

Reduces anxiety and raises pain threshold.
Makes things easier. Also, hanges affect, so you are less concerned. It can be used with other mediations for potent and safe dental anxiety management.

In brief: It works

Reduces anxiety and raises pain threshold.
Makes things easier. Also, hanges affect, so you are less concerned. It can be used with other mediations for potent and safe dental anxiety management.
Dr. Gary Lederman
Dr. Gary Lederman
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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

As with any medication or drug, patients respond and react in different ways.
Nitrous oxide or laughing gas affects patients in different ways. I tell my patients that one group may feel lightheaded and feel like they are floating, another group may feel very heavy, and some may feel no different than before. For most patients, nitrous does relieve some anxiety and a more comfortable visit.

In brief: Depends

As with any medication or drug, patients respond and react in different ways.
Nitrous oxide or laughing gas affects patients in different ways. I tell my patients that one group may feel lightheaded and feel like they are floating, another group may feel very heavy, and some may feel no different than before. For most patients, nitrous does relieve some anxiety and a more comfortable visit.
Dr. Daniel Quon
Dr. Daniel Quon
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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry

In brief: Works well

Laughing gas is nitrous oxide and can be very helpful to some patients.
Depending on your level of anxiety.

In brief: Works well

Laughing gas is nitrous oxide and can be very helpful to some patients.
Depending on your level of anxiety.
Dr. James Wright
Dr. James Wright
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