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In the News: Why Your Tooth Might Hurt When You Exercise

Dr. Umang Patel

Dr. Umang Patel was recently featured in a Livestrong.com article by Sara Lindberg, “Why Your Tooth Might Hurt When You Exercise.”

In this article that explains the common culprits for tooth pain during exercise — and how to relieve that pain — Dr. Patel contributes his expertise and provides a few reasons to Livestrong.com readers.

Here’s an excerpt from the article:

Pain while running could also be the onset of periodontal disease (gum disease), which you could be at greater risk for if you have diabetes, a weak immune system, poor dental hygiene, certain genes or you smoke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “When you run, it increases your blood pressure, and that increase in blood flow can put pressure on your gums,” Dr. Patel adds.

Check out the full article for more advice from Dr. Patel.

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Testimonials

 

Jodi Osborn
Jodi Osborn
May 17, 2022.

I have been seeing Dr. Patel since he was in Orland/Palos when I was a teenager. I continued to see him at his practice in Romeoville after he moved. I have never had any issues with him as my dentist and feel adequately cared for. My husband and children also come to this practice.

The dental hygienist that does our cleanings, Lou, is a gem. My children also sometimes see Dr. Nina and we love her. When you call in or check out, Leslie is friendly and pleasant.

Alva Harrington
Alva Harrington
May 13, 2022.

Very friendly staff!! Appointment time on point, everyone was so professional i usually ask a lot of questions and they gave me answers. I will be going back.

Trent Akre
Trent Akre
May 13, 2022.

I had a great time, they treat me like family. Only dentist I have ever been to my whole life, 10/10 recommended.

WIlliam Bean
WIlliam Bean
May 12, 2022.

I always have a great time when I'm here. The staff here is nothing short of amazing!

Jose Chapa (Chapastick)
Jose Chapa (Chapastick)
May 7, 2022.

Best dental office ever. Last minute cleanings, emergency tooth extractions, (MOM), Same day crowns (90 mins). Friendliest staff ever(Leslie). Please forgive me for not knowing the DDS names, Both Female Dentists, EXCEPTIONAL! I travel for a living, so not just a random statement. One of the best dental offices in the USA. Lucky we have world class dentistry right here in Romeoville. Highest possible recommendation for any and all of your dental needs. Thank you and Happy New Year!

Went in for another dental cleaning. Exceptional is normal here. Entire staff make you feel at home and part of the family. Thank you for providing such exceptional and wonderful service. Highest possible recommendation!!!

Kim Bishop
Kim Bishop
May 6, 2022.

Staff is amazing. Very kind, thorough, professional and timely. Great family dental practice!