2 doctors weighed in:
It less painful to have laughing gas or novocaine?
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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Novocaine
If you are having a procedure performed in which there will be some degree of discomfort, nitrous oxide or laughing gas may allow you to feel less anxious, but will do little to alleviate the discomfort from the procedure.
You will still likely require a local anesthetic. The nitrous may make the injections more tolerable.

In brief: Novocaine
If you are having a procedure performed in which there will be some degree of discomfort, nitrous oxide or laughing gas may allow you to feel less anxious, but will do little to alleviate the discomfort from the procedure.
You will still likely require a local anesthetic. The nitrous may make the injections more tolerable.
Dr. Daniel Quon
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
In brief: You pick
Adequate administration of either drug should produce the desired effect for minor surgical procedures.

In brief: You pick
Adequate administration of either drug should produce the desired effect for minor surgical procedures.
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