Top West Los Angeles Dentistry Expert Dr. Neda Naim Calms Nerves, Dulls Pain with Sedation Therapy

August 23, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
August 23, 2009 - LOS ANGELES, CA - West Los Angeles dentist, Dr. Neda Naim, DDS, has incorporated sedation therapy into her treatment to help patients get through virtually any procedure. Her dentistry office in West Los Angeles has several methods of sedation available to cater to patient preference. Sedation treatment is specifically used to help patients relax during treatment, lessen pain, and help appointments pass by quickly.

Dr. Naim is board certified in performing conscious sedation. She is using sedation therapy to help her patients open up to treatment when they would otherwise refute or delay care.

There are numerous methods of sedation available, and all sedation therapies help patients handle pain during treatment and represses anxiety. These methods include intravenous injection (IV), nitrous oxide gas inhalation, and oral conscious sedation (OCS).

Typically, the dentist selects the best option depending on the procedure, anxiety levels, and medical history of the patient. Sedation can be used for treatments such as root canals, dental implants, periodontics, tooth extraction, or other invasive procedures, as well as general appointments if the patient experiences symptoms of anxiety.

Naim, a West Los Angeles, CA dental implants expert. "There are many options when it comes to sedation dentistry. Dentists can provide low levels of sedation for those who experience lower levels of anxiety or have fears towards less invasive procedures, or we can just as easily as provide sedation to help patients through more invasive procedures."

Sedation therapy holds patients in a relaxed, tension-free state, while maintaining a low level of consciousness so patients can cooperate with the practitioner. In most cases, patients feel as if only moments have passed by even in lengthy procedures, and they have little to no recollection of the procedure said Dr. Naim.

It is important to discuss the various sedation options with your dentist before treatment. Patients are advised to have transportation arrangements made after the procedure, and in some cases it may be beneficial to have the practitioner monitor the patient for a few hours after the patient regains consciousness.

Learn More
To learn more about the benefits sedation therapy, or to schedule a complimentary examination with Dr. Neda Naim at her West Los Angeles dentistry practice, located at 11645 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 804, Los Angeles, California, visit her Web site: or call: (310) 479-7852.

About Dr. Neda Naim
Dr. Neda Naim has lived in the Los Angeles area almost all of her life. She completed her undergraduate studies at California State University Northridge, where she did her studies in Art and Biology.

Dr. Naim has been practicing dentistry for almost a decade in the West Los Angeles area.

She is highly skilled in general and cosmetic dentistry and has received numerous certifications in advanced restorative dentistry, including sophisticated training in various new advancements in dental implants and cosmetic dentistry.

Most importantly, she has great compassion for her patients. Her patients consider her a gentle and excellent practitioner. Her knowledge in implant dentistry, cosmetic and restorative dentistry give her the tools to offer the most comprehensive of treatment plans.

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