TMJ Treatment from a Triple-Board-Certified Oral Surgeon in the Tampa Bay Area

TMJ TreatmentThe temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects your jawbone to your skull and acts as a hinge, allowing the jaw to move in various directions. It’s the joint that allows you to chew, talk, yawn, swallow, and more, so it’s a vital part of your body. When this joint is injured or damaged in any way, it can have a severe impact on your quality of life and make even simple actions difficult. Tampa Surgical Arts is led by a triple-board-certified oral surgeon, Dr. Manik S. Bedi, who can provide the treatment you need if you’re experiencing TMJ pain. Dr. Bedi serves patients of all ages in his clinic in Tampa Bay, Florida, and we can often provide a prompt appointment time to serve your needs.

What are the symptoms of TMJ disorders?

A few of the most common symptoms of TMJ disorders include:

  • Chronic headaches
  • Pain or tenderness in your face, neck, jaw, or ears
  • Swelling
  • Clicking or popping noises as you open and close your mouth
  • A jaw that gets locked in an open or closed position
  • Not being able to open your mouth wide without pain

How are TMJ disorders treated at Tampa Surgical Arts?

During your consultation with Dr. Bedi, he will examine your jaw and face, as well as take note of your bite. This will help him determine exactly what is causing your TMJ pain so that he can develop the appropriate course of treatment. Causes of TMJ pain include teeth grinding; arthritis; torn or stretched ligaments due to a head, neck, or jaw injury; misalignment of the teeth or jaw; and even stress. For most patients, Dr. Bedi will recommend conservative, nonsurgical TMJ treatment methods to begin with. They include:

  • Taking anti-inflammatory medications, over-the-counter pain relievers, and muscle relaxants
  • Applying heat and ice to the jaw area when in pain
  • Resting your jaw whenever possible
  • Completing jaw exercises, such as chin tucks
  • Only eating soft foods when you’re experiencing a flare-up

Dr. Bedi may also want to fit you for a night guard, which is a plastic splint that slips right over your upper or bottom row of teeth. A night guard takes pressure off the TMJ, relaxes your muscles, and realigns your jaw so that you don’t grind or clench your mouth while sleeping. To work properly, the night guard needs to be custom-fitted to your mouth, and we can do this right in our clinic.

What are the surgical options for TMJ treatment?

If conservative TMJ treatment is not effective, you may need to consider surgical intervention. Thankfully, Dr. Bedi is a highly trained oral surgeon who can not only provide you with all of the information you need to make a decision but also perform the surgery with expertise. Surgical treatment includes:

  • TMJ arthrocentesis – This is a minimally invasive procedure in which Dr. Bedi will wash out the joint space to remove inflamed tissue or adjust the jaw to bring it back to proper alignment.
  • Open-joint arthroplasty – This is a procedure that will repair, reposition, replace, or remove parts of the temporomandibular joint. Dr. Bedi will use your own tissue or an artificial disc when repairing or replacing the joint, and he may also remove scar tissue or bony growths.
  • Orthognathic jaw surgery – This is a fairly intricate procedure, so it sometimes takes place in a hospital setting. Dr. Bedi will use templates, surgical plates, wires, or screws to straighten and realign your jaw.

What are the benefits of TMJ treatment?

TMJ Treatment

Nobody wants to live with chronic pain, and thankfully, patients experiencing TMJ disorders don’t have to. The dental field has improved dramatically to allow for many different surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for TMJ disorders. Alleviating the pain you’re experiencing will do wonders for your mental health and quality of life, and there’s no better benefit than that.

What is the recovery period like after TMJ surgery?

As with any surgical procedure, whether minimally invasive or not, there is a recovery period. You may experience swelling, numbness, and pain in your face for a week or so following the surgery. These symptoms can be relieved by applying ice packs to the affected area, elevating your head while sleeping, and taking over-the-counter pain medication. You should expect to spend a week recovering and plan to resume normal activities after that.

TMJ Treatment at Tampa Surgical Arts

If you’ve been having TMJ pain that’s affecting your quality of life, then turn to the team at Tampa Surgical Arts. Dr. Bedi will provide the TMJ treatment you need to get you feeling your best fast. Contact us today to schedule a prompt appointment at our clinic in Tampa Bay, FL.

SKINNY BBL

The most challenging cases continue to be those who are skinny and want fat transfer.

Most providers reject skinny clients because of the high level of difficulty.

This beautiful client had a round 1 and round 2 BBL by myself to achieve this look.

***Who`s next? 🙋‍♀️

The key 🔑 is to make sure your entire surgery team COMMUNICATES what a skinny BBL is.

Procedure: 4D SVELTE abs + Round 2 Skinny BBL ⚡️🍑

Starting Foundation: 5`4", 138 lbs, BMI: 23.7
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ABS

The most challenging procedure (and also the most rewarding for me) is ab fine tuning.

The critical part of this total body procedure is a natural look, which means: smooth dynamic contours, tight skin, and of course hidden entry points.

Stealth entry points separate those who dabble in body sculpting from those who specialize in it.

***Let me know in the comments/poll if you can see her entry points. 🥷

The key 🔑 is to make sure your entire surgery team COMMUNICATES what to expect from ab sculpting.

Procedure: 4D SVELTE abs

Starting Foundation: 5`3", 151 lbs, BMI: 26.7
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SKINNY WAIST + HIPS

Having a skinny waist is a trend that likely will not go out of style.

To create the optical illusion of a super tiny waist involves contouring the abdominal area plus fat transfer to the laterals.

Some are blessed with underlying bone structure to take this result to the next level.

This beautiful client had her first BBL elsewhere and came to see me for more curves plus ab fine tuning.

As always, maintaining a healthy lifestyle will produce the best results.

***Comment below if you like her look!

The key 🔑 is to make sure your entire surgery team COMMUNICATES if you qualify for a skinny waist plus fat transfer to hips.

Procedure: Revision Liposculpture 360 + BBL⚡️🍑

Starting Foundation: 5`4", 160 lbs, BMI: 27.5
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DO YOU NEED A BBL?

One of the most common questions we get and it is answered with examples in our video above.

For some, a BBL might be the right answer and others 360 only.

Contact us to see what is best for you!
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EXTERNAL SKIN TIGHTENING

The newest technology we have been offering clients is a combination of internal and external skin tightening.

The best candidate for this is someone with mild skin laxity, minimal stretch marks, and someone who does not want a skin removal procedure.

This beautiful client had multiple children and stretch marks.

The redness on the abdomen is from collagen tightening; this is normal and fades quickly.

Most clients experience a few weeks of social downtime.

***Game changer technology! ⚡️

The key 🔑 is to make sure your entire surgery team COMMUNICATES what external skin tightening can do for you.

Procedure: 4D SVELTE abs (Liposculpture 360 plus internal/external skin tightening)

Starting Foundation: 5`4", 126 lbs, BMI: 21.6
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SCULPTING FOR MEN

Balanced natural body sculpting is for both men and women.

This athletic man wanted total body sculpting that matched his overall body type.

He is 3 years out and continues to look better over time.

***Who else wants this look?🙋‍♂️

The key 🔑 is to make sure your entire surgery team COMMUNICATES what body sculpting for men is.

Procedure: 4D Beast Mode (Liposculpture 360 with chest and deltoid contouring) + Men`s Buttock Augmentation ⚡️

Starting Foundation: 5`8", 185 lbs, BMI: 28.1
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DAY 0 MANTRA

With all the trends that may or may not be legit in 2024, there is one that will not go out style: the timeless appearance.

A timeless look is one that is balanced, natural, and proportionate.

That theme has been our mantra from the beginning.

There are clients who may want extreme curves, and ultimately, that is their choice.

This beautiful client wanted a classic look to match her vibrant personality.

***Check out that thigh gap ❤️

The key 🔑 is to make sure your entire surgery team COMMUNICATES what a timeless appearance is.

Procedure: 4D Liposculpture 360 plus IT⚡️

Starting Foundation: 5`4", 156 lbs, BMI: 26.8
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NATURAL HIGH DEFINITION

The most popular request we are getting now is for a natural look.

This has been our day 0 mantra.

Some think that HD liposculpture will `look fake.`

If done incorrectly by someone who doesn`t do the procedure routinely, then yes, it will look silly.

4D liposculpture is by far the most enjoyable procedure for me because it requires extreme attention to anatomical detail combined with artistry.

This athletic man wanted a sculpted and natural appearance.

***Let me know if you want to see the final outcome on this one 🔥

The key 🔑 is to make sure your entire surgery team COMMUNICATES what natural high definition is.

Procedure: 4D Beast Mode (Liposculpture 360 with chest sculpting) ⚡️

Starting Foundation: 6`3", 224 lbs, BMI: 28.0
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MASSAGE THERAPIST

Partnering with a knowledgeable therapist in the post-op period is extremely important.

We have a list of providers we work with, and those with the best outcomes understand that getting MLD is not optional but a requirement.

This beautiful client had a large seroma that we managed in the office and also with close communication with her massage therapist.

***Who else wants this look?

The key 🔑 is to make sure your entire surgery team COMMUNICATES the importance of massage therapy.

Procedure: HD Liposculpture 360 + BBL⚡️🍑

Starting Foundation: 5`4", 140 lbs, BMI: 24.0
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FAT TRANSFER VS IMPLANTS

Currently, the most popular way to enhance the buttocks is with fat transfer.

The biggest advantage of fat transfer is the natural appearance and feel.

For some, gluteal implants might be the only option, but this procedure does involve a bigger scar, and sometimes the implant edge can be felt.

When done correctly, fat transfer will look balanced, proportionate, and natural.

***Do you think she has a natural look?

The key 🔑 is to make sure your entire surgery team COMMUNICATES the difference between fat transfer and implants.

Procedure: 4D Liposculpture 360 + BBL⚡️🍑

Starting Foundation: 5`2", 157 lbs, BMI: 28.7
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NATURAL ROUND 2 🍑

For some clients, a second round BBL is needed to create a balanced look.

There is a misconception that `if you get a round 2, it will look unnatural.`

It all depends on your starting foundation, how much fat takes on your body, and of course, surgeon technique.

A round 1 has an equal chance of looking natural as a round 2, when done correctly.

This beautiful client came to see me for round 2 BBL to add more projection and fill her hip dips.

***Are you ready for a natural look? Comment below 👇

The key 🔑 is to make sure your entire surgery team COMMUNICATES if you qualify for a balanced round 2 BBL.

Procedure: Revision 4D Liposculpture 360/arms + Round 2 BBL⚡️🍑

Starting Foundation: 5`3", 138 lbs, BMI: 24.4
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SCULPTING FOR MEN

Body contouring for men has been growing in popularity.

Most men require total body sculpting to create a balanced look.

This means evaluating the chest, deltoid, arms, and entire torso (liposculpture 360) to create a unique plan.

This athletic guy is now 3 years post-op.

***His results are the epitome of combining a healthy lifestyle with total body contouring.

The key 🔑 is to make sure your entire surgery team COMMUNICATES what body sculpting for men is.

Procedure: 4D Beast Mode (chest/deltoid/liposculpture 360)⚡️

Starting Foundation: 5`9", 180 lbs, BMI: 26.6
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WORKOUT FOR HIP DIPS

The most challenging buttock area to build for women in the gym is the `hip dip` area.

For some, this area will never improve even with the best booty workout.

Working out your glutes after fat transfer is definitely recommended, and it will help the `hip dips` look more natural.

This beautiful woman had a round 1 BBL by another surgeon and came to see me to help restore her naturally beautiful body.

***Her commitment to the gym and a healthy lifestyle helps maintain this look.

The key 🔑 is to make sure your entire surgery team COMMUNICATES if you can workout to improve your hip dips.

Procedure: Revision 4D Liposculpture 360 + Round 2 BBL⚡️🍑

Starting Foundation: 5`4", 160 lbs, BMI: 27.5
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WHAT ENTRY POINTS?

For some clients, having no clearly visible signs of having a procedure done is important.

Some others are okay with looking like Swiss cheese after their procedure.

Each client has their own preference, and that is okay.

Most of our clients prefer stealth entry ways.

***Special recognition for the first one to identify her entry points.

The key 🔑 is to make sure your entire surgery team COMMUNICATES the importance of hidden entry points.

Procedure: 4D Liposculpture 360/IT⚡️

Starting Foundation: 5`4", 156 lbs, BMI: 26.8
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