Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, is a common sedative used in dentistry to calm patients, particularly children, who are worried about sitting in a dental chair. If you or your child request nitrous oxide, Dr. Jay Boyle and Dr. Kimberly Boyle will provide you with this safe sedative in appropriate yet effective doses. If you have questions about using nitrous oxide in Mechanicsville, Virginia, we invite you to contact us at 804-569-0530 and set up a consultation with our dentists at Boyle Dentistry to discuss your concerns.