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Conscious Sedation can Help Ease Your Child's Dental Visit Anxiety
... We can induce this relaxed state in a number of ways: orally, with medication given by mouth a short time before the visit; intravenously, the medication delivered through a drip directly into the bloodstream; or by inhalation, usually nitrous oxide gas mixed with oxygen and delivered by mask...

Sedation Dentistry
...To learn more, view our chart on Types of Oral Sedatives Inhalation Conscious Sedation — Nitrous oxide, a sedative you inhale, has been used in dental offices for nearly 100 years...

3 Things You Need to Know about Easing Anxiety Over Dental Visits
...Oral sedatives are also mild enough for use with other forms of sedation like nitrous oxide gas, and with local anesthesia...

Don't Let Anxiety Stop Your Dental Visit
... Nitrous Oxide — An inhaled sedative that alleviates anxiety...

Anesthesia
...Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, is a form of sedative...