Higher Sleep Apnea Risk Linked to Premature Babies

Higher Sleep Apnea Risk Linked to Premature Babies

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 10 babies born in the United States are premature babies, which is prior to the 37th gestational week. As a result of preterm births, infants typically have significantly lower nasopharyngeal and...

Dr. Mayoor Patel Awarded 2018 Haden-Stack Award

Dr. Mayoor Patel, DDS, MS, was awarded the Haden-Stack award during the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP)’s 33rd Annual International Clinical Symposium. Named after pioneers Dr. Jack Haden and Dr. Brendan Stack, the AACP created the Haden-Stack Award in...
Craniofacial Pain Presentation of Primary Headaches

Craniofacial Pain Presentation of Primary Headaches

When a patient comes into your office with craniofacial pain, how are they diagnosed? In a study, it was found that many patients with mid-or lower-face craniofacial pain are diagnosed based on accompanying signs, symptoms, and features other than location. This is...
Stress, Anxiety, and Teeth Grinding: What is the Connection?

Stress, Anxiety, and Teeth Grinding: What is the Connection?

We’ve all been there before, just as our patients have too. Stress and anxiety is a common occurrence in today’s society, but what does that have to do with dentists? Well, interesting enough, stress and anxiety can lead to teeth grinding in patients. That’s right;...
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