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Unlocking Lockjaw with TMJ Therapy

November 28, 2018

Filed under: TMJ disorder — Tags: — drbushdid @ 11:54 am

woman with jaw painYou know that tetanus can give you lockjaw, but did you know that there is another more common reason why your jaw may get stuck in one position? A disorder of the temporomandibular joints, which connect your jaw to your skull, can often lead to mobility issues. TMJ lockjaw develops when the joint becomes inflamed and irritated by the underlying cause of the disorder. To prevent it, you will need TMJ therapy in South Miami.
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Airway to TMJ, Pre and Post Ortho

January 31, 2018

Filed under: TMJ disorder — Tags: — drbushdid @ 4:10 pm

Man with jaw painEver wonder why most teeth move years after braces? Yes, it partially due to not wearing your retainer, but who’s realistically going to be wearing one for life?

Consider for a moment that a lot of the orthodontic treatment that is done is not taking into consideration the cause of the malocclusion (bad bite) and misalignment in the first place.  So, what is the cause?  It is usually a consequence of an obstruction of the nasal passages, which in turn causes mouth breathing.

Since proper nasal breathing is necessary for the correct development of the head and neck, the moment that it is interrupted, and mouth breathing starts, a sequela of events take place.
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Gneuromuscular & Neuromuscular Dentistry: What’s the Difference?

May 31, 2016

Filed under: TMJ disorder — drbushdid @ 7:43 am

You need treatment for your TMJ disorder, and you’ve heard about gneuromuscular dentistry provided by Dr. Bushdid. But… what does that mean, exactly? And how does it compare to neuromuscular dentistry, the other word you’ve heard tossed around? Let’s take a look at the two, and at the differences between gneuromuscular and neuromuscular dentistry. Relief from your aching TMJ is in sight!

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TMJ Therapy in South Miami

June 24, 2015

Young woman with toothache and ice bag.

Your mouth is comprised of a lot of moving parts. Even simple acts like biting and chewing rely on your teeth, jaw and neck muscles. Your mouth is just like a bridge: it has to be structured a certain way to carry a great deal of weight. The slightest misalignment can throw the entire system off-balance, resulting in horrendous pain, limited range of motion, dizziness and fatigue, just to name a few. Dr. Jose Bushdid specializes in TMJ therapy for patients in and around the Coral Gables, FL area. Revolutionary methods can give you amazing results! (more…)