Bushdid Smiles Blog
April 14, 2020
As COVID-19 continues to spread, it is more important than ever to pay attention to your everyday habits and how they affect your health. If you are a habitual mouth-breather, it’s best to switch to nasal breathing as soon as possible. Doing so could go a long way towards protecting yourself from COVID-19 as well as other airborne sicknesses. In this article, you’ll learn about the benefits of breathing through your nose as well as the proper technique for doing so.(more…)
April 8, 2020
Getting enough sleep every night is crucial for keeping your body healthy and staying alert during the day. When there’s a problem with your airway, you may suffer from a disorder called sleep apnea that leaves you feeling exhausted during the day and could even put your life in danger. It’s best to have your condition diagnosed and treated quickly to avoid long-term complications – and you may be surprised to know that your dentist can be an important part of the solution.(more…)
February 14, 2020
Quality dental treatment depends largely on diagnosis and planning, and modern technology can make all the difference during these vital steps. If your dentist uses an ICAT CDCB Scanner, you can expect them to quickly get to the root of your problem and design a treatment that will avoid unnecessary complications. Learn more about this unique tool and how you might benefit from finding a practice that uses it.(more…)
August 21, 2019
Breathing is an effortless task that you rarely need to think twice about, but if your airway becomes obstructed somehow, the consequences could be life-threatening. While you’re likely to notice if you stop breathing while you’re awake, you could also be suffering from frequent airway obstructions while you’re asleep and not even realize it! Your dentist in Coral Gables can help you diagnose your symptoms and find a treatment plan that will let you breathe easy day and night.(more…)
May 15, 2019
You have heard the saying, “you are what you eat,” but did you know it applies to more than just your general health? The foods you eat play an important role in the health of your teeth and gums, too. While you know which ones you should avoid, like those that are sugary or acidic, do you know which ones to eat? Your dentist in Coral Gables, Dr. Jose A. Bushdid has 7 key foods to incorporate into your day for a healthy smile.
May 1, 2019
As you age, you expect there to be changes to the health and appearance of your teeth. Not only will years of wear and tear start to show, but they will also lose their bright, white appearance. While you prepare for the changes, you may be overlooking another vital aspect to your oral health—your gums. Your gum health will also start to change, which can negatively impact your dental health. To help maintain a healthy smile, your dentist in Coral Gables, Dr. Jose A. Bushdid has the solutions you need.
April 17, 2019
When you look in the mirror, have you noticed your gingival tissue no longer sits as high on your teeth as it used to? You may suffer from gum recession. Although it might appear like nothing more than a cosmetic concern, it can lead to devastating consequences for your dental health. To prevent further issues and to repair the damage, your dentist in Coral Gables, Dr. Jose A. Bushdid, has the solutions you need.
January 23, 2019
Dental implants in Coral Gables are the most preferred solution to treat missing teeth because they provide reliable results. They have the potential to last for several decades with the right aftercare, like maintaining your oral hygiene. Although they are the most successful solution that does not mean implant failure cannot occur. While the risk is generally less than 5% it can happen immediately after the placement of the posts or several years down the road. The key to saving your smile relies on recognizing the signs of implant failure and acting quickly to resolve the problem.
January 1, 2019
Did you know there are over 700 different bacteria species that live in your mouth? If they are not removed, it can lead to several oral health issues, like tooth decay and gum disease. To reduce the accumulations, you brush your teeth twice a day and floss every night, but you may be overlooking a vital area in your mouth—your tongue. Your tongue needs to be cleaned daily or certain complications can arise. Your dentist in Coral Gables, Dr. Jose A. Bushdid has the information you need to care for your tongue properly.(more…)
December 26, 2018
When you examine your teeth and gums in the mirror, do you believe them to be healthy? According to a 2015 survey, 30% of adults in the United States rated their oral health as fair or poor. If you are not sure if you have a healthy smile, your dentist in Coral Gables, Dr. Bushdid, will look at 5 key indicators that will determine the status of your dental health.(more…)