What Does Laughing Gas Do?

What Does Laughing Gas Do?
Posted on 12/20/2017
This is the image for the news article titled What Does Laughing Gas Do?Laughing gas is a relative analgesia known as nitrous oxide (N20). It's used in dental treatments to make patients more comfortable and reduce pain.

The patient inhales the gas, often mixed with flavored oxygen, which creates a euphoric feeling in the patient without rendering them unconscious.

Discovered in 1772 by Humphry Davy. He tested it on himself first in a portable gas chamber to treat his gum pain.