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Oral sedation is a method of sedation where your child ingests a pill with a small dosage of anesthetic. The dosage can be altered, depending on your child, from minimal to moderate. The anesthetic will make your child groggy and drowsy so they won’t feel the anxiety associated with a procedure. It is sometimes strong enough to make your child fall asleep, but they can be awakened with a gentle nudge.
Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) is a sedation treatment that is introduced to your child’s mouth through the nose. A small mask is placed over their nose, which delivers the laughing gas. The gas is mixed with oxygen so that it is maintained at a safe level for your child.Nitrous oxide helps your child stay relaxed and comfortable during what could be an uncomfortable procedure. While laughing gas isn’t meant to put your child to sleep, it helps keep them calm and comfortable.
Fluoride is a terrific way to make your child’s teeth healthy and strong. It binds to calcium and makes teeth denser and less prone to cavities. The American Dental Association recommends this short treatment for early dental care because it naturally protects your child’s teeth from tooth decay and is exceptionally important for kids’ health.