Table 2 : Parent description of previous dental visit to their child prior to the child’s dental visit with nitrous oxide

Parent Description Percentage of Response (n=112)

"As a positive experience" 58.9%
"As a positive experience but told him/her about a difficult appointment I had" 19.6%
"As a negative experience but told him/her that their appointment would be much better" 13.5%
"As a negative experience" 8.0%

Boynes et al.Oral Biology and Dentistry  2014 2:10DOI : 10.7243/2053-5775-2-10