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Back to school. 3 types of headaches to look out for.

Back to school. 3 types of headaches to look out for.

Being back in school means more work and time to complete school activities. And, it can sometimes lead to headaches. However, what if those headaches are not related to school, but an underlying condition such as temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD)? By educating yourself on headaches and some of the causes and types, you can take […]

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What is a Cluster Headache?

What is a Cluster Headache?

A cluster headache refers to the type of headache that recurs over a period of time. You might experience cluster headaches one to three times a day during a period of time, which may last from two weeks to three months—that’s no good! People who suffer from cluster headaches often get them at the same […]

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What is the difference between sleep apnea and quality sleep?

What is the difference between sleep apnea and quality sleep?

About 90 million Americans suffer from a snoring activity during sleep. And while about half of these people are “simple snorers” or primary snorers, the other half might actually have a serious sleep disorder called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Many people often misdiagnose themselves and inaccurately describe their condition. As a result, they miss out […]

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3 Signs TMD Is Causing Your Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common complaints people experience and they can cause significant discomfort. This can then lead to reduced productivity and lost work time. However, headaches can be hard to treat because they can be caused by many different things. If TMD is causing your headaches, Dr. Mayoor Patel can help. Here […]

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4 ways chewing gum is negatively affecting your health

4 ways chewing gum is negatively affecting your health

Whether you just ate something with garlic or you’re trying to curb your hunger, we all tend to chew gum from time to time. However, if you are a regular gum chewer, it is important to know how this habit impacts your body. From your teeth to your stomach, chewing gum can negatively impact your […]

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How are headaches related to dental health?

How are headaches related to dental health?

If you suffer from headaches, your dentist can help! By visiting the dentist you will be able to find out if your headaches are related to dental pain, such as your bite. Many people might  often experience frequent headaches as the result of a toothache or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD). What is the link […]

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How to treat TMD

How to treat TMD

Before treatment of temporomandibular joint disorder can begin, a diagnosis from your dentist in Atlanta is needed. If you are searching for a treatment for TMD, then you probably already have been diagnosed with this condition. Dr. Mayoor Patel at Craniofacial Pain & Dental Sleep Center of Georgia can work with you to provide proper […]

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How to treat sleep apnea in the dental office

How to treat sleep apnea in the dental office

There are many people who suffer from snoring or sleep apnea. The fact that you might miss is that you may be suffering from this condition too. People who suffer from snoring, sleep apnea, or both, will often visit their family doctor or an ENT specialist for further diagnosis. However, you might be skipping a […]

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What is Sleep Apnea?

What is Sleep Apnea?

While you might think that snoring isn’t something to be overly concerned about, you might want to reconsider that opinion. Loud, frequent snoring might be a sign of sleep apnea, a common and potentially serious disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts as you sleep. However, it is important to distinguish between snoring and […]

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What is temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD)?

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD) is a complicated condition. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, more than 10 million Americans suffer from this jaw disorder. However, we continue to search for what exactly causes it. As the search continues, though, we begin to learn what works best for treatment, potential causes […]