We have full oral screening to detect oral hygiene condition and do preventive procedures like oral prophylaxis, cleaning, polishing.
We can take samples of saliva and their analysis via variety of techniques like DNA test, micro examinations & salivary markers to identify high risk patients of oral cancer, gum disease certain viral infections etc.
Sleep Apnea is caused by an obstructed or narrowed airway during sleep. This can be due to several reasons including relaxed throat muscles, your tongue or tonsils. It may be also due to the shape of your head or neck, or being overweight.
Some of the symptoms include poor sleep, loud snoring, long breaching pulses and feeling of choking during sleep.
Dr Viral Patel can make a customised dental appliance [snoring appliance] for a patient. These is very useful in getting sound sleep, keeping the airway open and prevent apneas & snoring.
Gum disease, bad breath, tooth loss, oral cancer, Lung cancer, heart attack, stroke and many other conditions are also caused by smoking & other tobacco related habits.
Dr Prof viral patel help the patient to quit smoking by counselling and prescribing NRT [Nicotine Replacement Therapy] like very low level nicotine gums, patches & lozenges tablets etc.