Five Benefits of Nitrous Oxide During Dental Work
Many dentists in Australia use nitrous oxide. Also called happy gas or laughing gas, this gas has been popular for years, and, if you haven't used it during a dental procedure, you may be wondering if you should try it. Here's a look at the benefits of nitrous oxide: 1. Nitrous oxide reduces pain and anxiety. When you have dental work done, the dentist applies a local anesthetic, typically Novocain, to the place where he or she is going to be doing the work.