Navigation Links
Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health
Date:7/31/2014

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014

In today’s world, a good night’s sleep has become especially valuable, and increasingly difficult to get. Snoring and sleep apnea (a medical problem where the airway collapses during sleep and breathing stops) rob people and their bed partners of the rest they need to face their daily challenges.

Up to 45% of the population snores and 20 million people in the United States alone have sleep apnea. Of these, only 10% have been diagnosed and treated; and of those treated, many cannot tolerate their prescribed medical device known as CPAP (continuous positive air pressure supplied through a nasal mask) – which supports the airway during sleep.

Small, comfortable, dental mouthpieces that hold the lower jaw in a forward position have been proven to support the airway to prevent collapse, and have been approved as a primary treatment in mild to moderate sleep apnea – and, as an alternative to, or in conjunction with CPAP when needed. This treatment is called oral appliance therapy (OAT).

Snoring Isn’t Sexy® was formed to alert the public of the medical dangers and social hazards of snoring and sleep apnea, and to connect snorers and sleep apnea sufferers with a specially trained dentist in their area who can provide oral appliance therapy.

Mayoor Patel DDS, a Snoring Isn’t Sexy dentist in Atlanta, Georgia provides this treatment for snoring and sleep apnea patients. Dr. Patel is one of five dental professionals in Georgia to be Board certified in Dental Sleep Medicine (DABDSM). Additionally, he is the only Dental Practitioner in Georgia and in the southeast to be triple-boarded in Craniofacial Pain, Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Patel received his dental degree from the University of Tennessee in 1994 and then completed a one year residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD). He also earned a Masters in Science from Tufts University in 2011.

Dr. Patel has taken well over 1400 hours of postgraduate education courses and since 2003, he has limited his practice to the treatment of TMJ Disorders, Headaches, Facial Pain, Sleep Apnea and Snoring. Dr. Patel lectures locally and nationally both to the dental and medical community in the area of Craniofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine. He is passionate about helping his patients get the quality sleep they need to be healthy.

"I am fortunate to be in a profession where I can make such a positive impact on people’s lives. When a patient tells me that I helped save their marriage, helped save their life, or gave them the confidence to achieve new goals, I realize I am so privileged to be doing something so special," says Dr. Patel.

About Snoring Isn’t Sexy
Snoring Isn’t Sexy, a unique public awareness resource that seeks to educate the general public about sleep disordered breathing, provides up to date information about sleep apnea and the variety of treatment options available.

Snoring isn't Sexy is committed to the welfare of patients who use our services to find a dentist who provides oral appliance therapy for obstructive sleep apnea. The dentists associated with Snoring Isn’t Sexy dentists adhere to the protocols of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and believe in a team approach to treating patients.

(More information about snoring, sleep apnea and Dr. Patel can be found at his web site at http://www.snoringisntsexy.com/sleep-dentist/mayoor-patel-dds/index.)

Snoring Isn’t Sexy® consists of independently owned and operated affiliated offices. Visit http://www.SnoringIsntSexy.com for a directory of all participating dentists.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/mayoor/patel/prweb12052950.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health
2. Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health
3. Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health
4. During IVF sexual relationships, satisfaction, can suffer
5. Risk of depression influenced by quality of relationships, U-M research says
6. Queen of Reinvention's 3-day Training Brings Together Biggest Names for Reinventing Life, Business and Relationships, Starting September 20
7. You Survived Cancer: Now Pay Attention to Your Overall Health
8. NIH awards $20 million over 5 years to train next generation of global health researchers
9. Weill Cornell Medical College establishes Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy
10. Esophageal Cancer Surgery Can Leave Lingering Health Problems, Study Says
11. Climate Change Could Be Tough on Seniors Health: Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently ... of Eyeglasses . , Millions of individuals in the United States and Canada ... become a way to both correct vision and make a fashion statement. Even celebrities ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... Carolina (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... of a new product that was developed to enhance the health of felines. The ... centuries. , The two main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now turn to Dr. Jessica ... Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings specialization to include Mohs ... Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the direction of Glenn Goldstein, ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... from UCLA with Magna Cum Laude and his M.D from the David Geffen School ... San Diego and returned to Los Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent article ... people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that individuals are now ... of these less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016 According to ... Type (Standard Pen Needles, Safety Pen Needles), Needle Length ... Growth Hormone), Mode of Purchase (Retail, Non-Retail) - Trends ... report studies the market for the forecast period of ... USD 2.81 Billion by 2021 from USD 1.65 Billion ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016  Arkis BioSciences, a leading ... and more durable cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today announced ... Series-A funding is led by Innova Memphis, followed ... other private investors.  Arkis, new financing will accelerate ... the market release of its in-licensed Endexo® technology. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Any dentist who has made an implant supported denture ... of them do not even offer this as a viable ... costs involved. And those who ARE able to offer that ... cost that the majority of today,s patients would not be ... , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and inventor of Implanova ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: