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Nitrous Oxide for the Pediatric Patient

Speaker: Dr. Jasdev Bhalla

February 21, 2025

Course Description

The course aims to provide a comprehensive understanding and practical skills in utilizing nitrous oxide as a safe and effective sedating agent for pediatric patients in dentistry.

    • Understanding nitrous oxide as it applies to the pediatric patient
    • Practical skills in utilizing nitrous oxide as a safe sedating agent

    The learning objective of the course on nitrous oxide for pediatric dentistry is to provide dentists with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively use nitrous oxide as a sedating agent for pediatric patients. The course will cover various critical aspects of using nitrous oxide, including patient selection, anxiety and phobias related to dental treatment, and medical conditions that may impact patient selection. Additionally, the course will address the relationship between pain and anxiety and explore methods of effective pain control to reduce anxiety in pediatric patients. It will also focus on refreshing clinical knowledge of nitrous oxide and delivery techniques specific to pediatric patients, including respiratory physiology and anatomy. Finally, the course will provide insights into behavior management techniques and the current understanding of their use, as well as the importance of obtaining proper consents.

  • Please arrive within 30 minutes before the course start time to sign in.

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  • Complimentary coffee/tea and lunch are provided for course participants. Please indicate any dietary restrictions upon registration.

  • Cancellations made more than 10 calendar days before the course start date will receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made within 10 calendar days of the course start date.

    Refunds will not be issued for registrants who do not attend, regardless of reason for absence.

    Registrations cannot be transferred to another individual.

    To cancel your registration, please follow the link and instructions provided in the registration confirmation email. If you are eligible for a refund, the refund will be processed automatically upon cancellation. Please allow 3-5 business days for the transaction to be completed.

    Continuing Dental Education (University of Toronto) reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient registrations, instructor cancellation, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. In the event of course cancellation, a full refund will be issued, and registrants will be notified promptly. We are not liable for any associated losses, damages, or expenses, including travel and accommodations.

  • After completing this course, a certificate of completion that indicates the number of Continuing Education (CE) points earned will be sent to you within 7-10 days by email.


Dr. Bhalla is a highly qualified and experienced dental professional specializing in Dental Anesthesiology. He is a Board-Certified Specialist in Dental Anesthesiology and holds the prestigious Diplomat status from the American Board of Dental Anesthesiology. In 2008, he became the first individual in Canada to achieve this certification from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. Dr. Bhalla has a strong academic background and has made significant contributions to dental education. He served as a Clinical Instructor at the University of Toronto in the Department of Dental Anesthesia. Prior to that, he held an Assistant Professorship at the same university, further showcasing his expertise and dedication to the field. At MM Family and Sleep Dentistry, Dr. Bhalla’s primary responsibility is to ensure the safe sedation of both children and adult patients. To provide the highest level of care, he has undergone additional training in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) for children and Advanced Cardiac Life Support for adults. These certifications demonstrate his commitment to maintaining the well-being of patients throughout the sedation process.

Furthermore, Dr. Bhalla places great emphasis on continuous learning and professional development. He actively engages in lifelong study and continuing education to stay updated with the latest advancements in dental anesthesiology. His ongoing pursuit of knowledge aims to promote patient safety and maintain impeccable practice standards at MM Family and Sleep Dentistry. With his extensive qualifications, experience, and dedication to patient care, Dr. Jasdev Bhalla is an esteemed specialist in Dental Anesthesiology, striving to provide the highest quality dental services while ensuring the well-being and comfort of his patients.

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