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Why does your neck size matter with sleep apnea?

Why does your neck size matter with sleep apnea?

I’m sure you’re thinking, “Wait, what? My neck size?” Yes, that absolutely plays a role in your risk for sleep apnea. While it may not be known by everyone, neck size plays a pivotal role in the development of sleep apnea. So, why might your neck size increase your risk of having sleep apnea? Here […]

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Infographic: How to get a good night’s sleep

Infographic: How to get a good night’s sleep

Getting the proper amount of sleep each night is important for your overall health and well-being. As you know, this is because sleep is considered to be one of the biggest–and most underrated–factors in a person’s health. To get a better night’s sleep, take a look at the infographic below. If you have any questions, […]

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How your dentist can relieve your headache pain

How your dentist can relieve your headache pain

If you suffer from headaches, your dentist can help!. By visiting Dr. Mayoor Patel 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 […]

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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 […]