Tag - alternative to sleep dentistry

April 2017

How nitrous oxide (happy gas) helps kids at the dentist

You might have heard it called “happy gas” or possibly “laughing gas”. It’s an ideal combination of anaesthetic and sedative, particularly for children. Its proper scientific name is nitrous oxide, and it’s a colourless gas with a faint, sweet smell.   What does nitrous oxide do? Nitrous oxide was [...]