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Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment

South Miami Family Dental - Snoring Appliance

One of the best sleep apnea tests that we recommend our patients to diagnose any sleep problem is to ask their bed partner if they snore loudly or if they stop breathing repeatedly during the night. Snoring is a sound created by the collapse of the soft tissue structures of the upper airway. It happens while you sleep. Snoring…

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EMG – Electromyography

An EMG is non-painful test of the facial muscles with readings recorded to a machine. It involves testing the electrical activity of the muscles. Electrodes are attached to your skin to measure these processes and display them on a monitor.

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Botox

Botox Botulin toxin has been proven and tested to reduce muscle tone effectively for several months. Botox is indicated for pain treatment due to tension headache, migraine, chronic back pain, and myofascial pain syndrome (MPS).

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Mobilization of TMJ

The mobilization of the TMJ is a procedure that is used to improve joint play at the temporomandibular joint. Sometimes the jaw can be locked and the mouth opening restricted. This usually happens when the some structures of your mandible joint needs to be repositioned. The doctor uses some techniques to regain the mobility and functionality of the jaw.

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Comprehensive TMJ Evaluation

The TMJ Evaluation is a detailed exam of your bite. During the evaluation the doctor will examine how the jaw moves on opening and closing and how the teeth come together. Many factors can affect the bite such as missing or tilted teeth. Posture can also affect the bite; therefore the doctor may observe your walk and standing posture.

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What is TMJ Disorder?

TMJ consists of a number of problems involving the teeth, muscles, ligaments, and bones of the skull or joints that prevent your jaw’s movement from functioning correctly. The most common causes of TMJ are trauma to the face and jaw, clenching, grinding, missing teeth and stress (Anxiety and/or Depression). TMJ symptoms are multiple and varied ranging from pain in…

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Implant Guided Surgery

In South Miami Family Dental we have the best up to date equipment and technology for oral surgery. Cone Beam Computerized Tomography is the new technology used to reproduce images of your dental and facial anatomy.

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Sinus Elevation

When a molar or premolar is extracted without atraumatic techniques, and the socket is not grafted, the maxillary sinus will “expand” and invade the area that was occupied by the tooth and surrounding bone. This process is called pneumatization.

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Bone Regeneration

There are several kinds of procedures performed in implant dentistry to regenerate or preserve bone. For this purpose, there are several bio-materials that have been created to be placed in the surgical site, and eventually become your own bone.

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