Bushdid Smiles Blog
November 8, 2017
If you’re dissatisfied with the alignment of your teeth, you’ve probably considered how orthodontic treatment can improve the way your smile looks — but have you thought about the overall health benefits of an option like Invisalign? As your dentist in Coral Gables, Dr. Bushdid considers your general well-being while building any treatment plan. The benefits of braces for lasting health and wellness are positive, and Invisalign offers a subtle means for achieving straighter, healthier teeth.
October 25, 2017
A beautiful smile makes you feel like you’re worth a million bucks. But if there is too much gum tissue covering up your front teeth, you’ve got what we call a “gummy smile.” There is good news, though, and it’s that you do have healthy white tooth enamel back there — it’s just waiting to be unleashed! Your cosmetic dentist in Coral Gables, Dr. Jose A. Bushdid, provides gum lifts, also known as “gingivectomy,” to help you show off those beautiful, white, healthy teeth.
October 11, 2017
If you can’t open or close your mouth without hearing (and feeling) a pop or a click, that may be your body’s way of telling you there’s a problem that needs fixing. TMJ/TMD, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, affects a significant number of adults and even children in our region, many of whom do not realize there is an effective treatment option available from their Coral Gables dentist. That’s right — Dr. Jose A. Bushdid has the experience and training necessary to help get you out of jaw pain and on with your life.
September 27, 2017
If you’ve been following our blog, by now you know that dental implants are by far the best option in tooth replacement. Nothing else rebuilds a missing tooth from the root up like dental implants. So now the question is — are you an eligible candidate for this popular replacement option? Not everyone is, but people who can successfully heal from an surgical procedure will enjoy all the benefits of a stable, secure smile that lasts for a lifetime to come. Your dentist in Coral Gables, Dr. Jose A. Bushdid, details what makes a person eligible for implant dentistry in this week’s blog post.
September 13, 2017
It’s obvious that your diet has an impact on the way your body feels and looks, but have you considered how your nutrition affects your oral health? When it comes to enjoying your happy, healthy smile for a lifetime to come, maintaining nutritious eating habits is just as important as brushing, flossing, and visiting your Coral Gables dentist regularly. We’ve included some easy ways to improve your nutrition below!
August 30, 2017
If you can’t open or close your mouth without hearing (and feeling) a pop or a click, that may be your body’s way of telling you there’s a problem that needs fixing. TMJ/TMD, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, affects a significant number of adults in our region, many of whom do not realize there is an effective treatment option available from their Coral Gables dentist. That’s right — Dr. Jose A. Bushdid has the experience and training necessary to help get you out of jaw pain and on with your life.
August 16, 2017
It’s hard to function properly when you don’t get the sleep you need every night. People suffering from sleep apnea are running at a major deficit of REM (rapid eye movement, or what happens when you fall into deep sleep). It’s estimated there are as many as 22 million Americans currently dealing with the sleep breathing disorder. For relief, Dr. Jose A. Bushdid provides sleep apnea treatment in Coral Gables. Keep reading to learn more about the condition, including how to know if you have it and how it’s treated, then schedule an appointment with your Coral Gables dentist.
August 9, 2017
Your child has a lot of things in common with other kids his or her age — like a love of recess and the precise cutting requirements of a PB&J. And when it comes to their oral health, the similarities may even include habits like thumbsucking, mouth breathing, and tongue thrusting. Right now these little traits may seem harmless or even cute, but over time they will negatively affect the development of your child’s smile. Appliance therapy and/or early interceptive orthodontics from the Coral Gables dentist can help!
July 19, 2017
Just like there’s (thankfully) more than one flavor of ice cream, there are several options when it comes to your dental implants in Coral Gables. Traditional dental implants are the best option for most smiles, but some people can also benefit from All-on-4 dental implants, or Teeth In a Day. A hybrid denture also combines the strength of dental implants with the security of a denture. Dr. Jose A Bushdid and his team perform all options in dental implants at Bushdid Smiles — keep reading to learn more about each!
July 5, 2017
It’s almost summertime — is your smile ready for every photo op? Your cosmetic dentist in Coral Gables provides the services you need to flash your very best grin. With treatments ranging from professional teeth whitening to minimal prep veneers and much more, Dr. Jose A. Bushdid puts together personalized treatment plans for lasting, natural results. Full smile makeovers take a comprehensive approach when you need serious help. Keep reading to learn more about what’s possible when you partner with your cosmetic dentist, then schedule an appointment today!