Gary F Bouloux

  • Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Atlanta, Georgia   
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DDS, Sydney University Dental School
MD, Emory University School of Medicine
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency, Sydney University
Fellowship Temporomandibular Joint Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine
Currently Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Research within the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Expert Articles by Gary F Bouloux

Dental Procedures

TMJ surgery can relieve joint pain and fully restore jaw function

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Kids with Speech and Hearing Challenges

Understanding stuttering is the first step in helping your child
Help your child with speech and language skills for academic success
Understanding a child’s language and literacy development
Helping kids with disabilities develop language and literacy
Help your child with selective mutism transition back to school
Using daily routines to support communication skills in children
Facilitating language with children while cooking in the kitchen
Learning to use fingerspelling as a hands-on communication system
Learn the American Sign Language (ASL) fingerspelling alphabet
Kids need support and guidance to become confident communicators

Children's Health

You can survive the NICU
Acupressure is a wonderful, gentle remedy for your child’s ailments
Teach your children about healthy nutrition and wise choices
An acupuncturist can help treat your child's health conditions
Ensure the top level of care for your baby’s eye health
Parents guide on how to prevent hearing loss in your children
Maintain your child’s vision and eye health to optimize learning
Prevent childhood obesity by making healthier food choices
Battle obesity in children by fostering an active family lifestyle
Encourage mental health in children with a psychological evaluation
Protect your baby during the winter: Know the facts about RSV
Cord blood banking can help your children stay healthy
Getting your child interested in sports will help prevent obesity
Know the warnings signs and symptoms of depression in your child
Cooking healthy foods for picky eaters to help them eat healthier
Be proactive when getting your child treatment for scoliosis
Why rewarding children with sugar or treats is a big mistake
What you should do if you suspect your child has ADHD

Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic and dermal fillers create younger looking skin without surgery
Choose the right injectable facial rejuvenation treatment for you
Feel younger, build confidence and look sexier with mommy makeover
Collagen injections and dermal fillers help smooth out wrinkles
Rhinoplasty or nose job can improve your facial appearance
Breast implants or augmentation can restore a youthful contour
Liposuction is an excellent way to contour areas of unwanted fat
When getting plastic surgery, go with a board certified surgeon
Make an informed decision before undergoing breast implant surgery
Obtain balance, contour, and dimension by getting facelift surgery
A breast lift can enhance your overall appearance and youthful contour
Advice for men on getting calf augmentation (implants)
Male breast reduction can give you a natural looking chest
Short scar facelift and neck lift surgery helps you look younger
Get upper and lower eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) and look younger
Revision rhinoplasty improves the look of your original procedure
Choose the right surgeon for your liposuction procedure
How to choose an ethnic rhinoplasty surgeon

Aging and Longevity

Your elderly parent fell? This could change everything
Choose a trustworthy and qualified caregiver for your elderly parent
Empower yourself as a senior because you deserve a better lifestyle
Prevent falls as a senior by creating a safer living environment
Discover in-home healthcare options that are safe and comfortable
Live longer and feel younger by delaying old age as late as possible
Embrace the change of moving into an assisted living facility
Choose a qualified in-home caregiver from a reliable provider
Keep your independence with the help of an in-home care agency
Reduce the effects of aging using vitamin and nutrient supplements
Overcome your fear of death by embracing love and happiness
A life coach can help you reduce stressful decisions in retirement
Planning and preparation can help with the care of aging parents
Age gracefully with a positive attitude, strong mind and healthy body
Expect spiritual expansion and change when experiencing hospice
Forgetful? Memory enhancement is still possible as you age
Help managing Parkinson's disease symptoms and getting treatment
Embrace hospice as a guide on the journey through terminal illness
Ensure you track and take your medications on time
What can older adults expect from assisted living communities?
Understand Alzheimer’s disease and the care options available
Using modern technology can help elderly people with dementia
Age beautifully and gracefully to help stay healthy and happy
You may be able to stay in your house with home care assistance

Being a Better Parent

Mom-trepreneupship: how to be successful as a mother and a mogul
Empowered mothers can help raise happy and healthy children
Empowering mothers: The National Motherhood Decisions Survey
Striving to be a better parent means being a better human
Helping families manage stress throughout the holiday season
Being playful and bonding with kids through inventive games
Parental behavior can stimulate brain and body chemistry in kids
Creating enjoyable indoor movement games for your entire family
Parenting strategies to discipline kids and help them thrive
Expert advice for being the father you always dreamed of being
Prepare for and manage the challenges of parenting a preemie
Achieving successful work-life balance is possible for parents
Making the journey of fatherhood rewarding for dads and kids
Run your family like a business to improve parental effectiveness
Teaching girls the importance of learning to accept compliments
Educate your kids about the value of saving money and budgeting
Enhance your family connections by adding the joy of laughter
Fathers have the power to influence the lives of their daughters
Teaching responsibility to children means holding them accountable
Teaching dads how to build emotional safety within their families
Nurturing yourself leads to nurturing the development of your kids
Getting organized can improve family order, calm and relationships
Mindful parenting: cultivate greater awareness, presence and joy
How can parents help their children enhance motivation and focus?
Teach gratitude to your children through everyday interactions
Moms must let go of the supermom mentality and embrace each day
Help your kids make a positive difference through volunteering
Prepare daughters to live happy, fulfilled lives through empowerment
Advice for parents striving to raise strong, confident daughters
Everyone can play a parenting role to help teens stay connected

Adoption and Foster Care

Providing optimal integration for a newly adopted older child
Preparation and communication are vital for a successful adoption
Navigating the wonderful and overwhelming journey of adoption
Ease the transition to adoption and minimize the stressful journey
Supporting your adopted children as they try to fit in at school
Help your adopted kids by understanding the challenges they face
Embrace discussion about birth parents with your adopted kids
Adoptees can utilize the Internet to safely connect with family
Build resilience strategies with your adoptive or foster family
Parents can create long-term connections within blended families
Expert advice for making the adoption process smooth and enjoyable
Adoptive parents must recognize and manage post-adoption depression
Advice on socialization for internationally adopted children
White parents raising adopted children of color must grasp racism
Preparation is key when welcoming a foster child into your home
What every adoptive parent should know about search and reunion
How can foster/adoptive parents meet the needs of traumatized kids?
The sequential path from childhood to mature adulthood
Bringing home your newly adopted child: Managing the transition
Adoptive parenting: Building bonds of strong, healthy attachment
What you need to know about adoption searches and social networking
What adoptive parents need to know about financing your adoption
Helping adopted and foster children navigate their early trauma
Building healthy attachment with adopted children is crucial
Help adopted kids understand their birth heritage via open dialogue
Expert advice for making first contact with birth family members
Strengthen your adoptive family by building trust and connections
Keep foster children safe from the dangers of sexting
Seek advice and professional help when adopting a child
Hire an attorney when adopting to protect you and the child
Expert advice on breastfeeding your baby by adoption or surrogacy
Strengthen the health and behavior of adopted children via feeding

Raising Teens

Help your teenager cope with their anger management problem
Viewing your teen as a developing adult can improve your relationship
Raising preteens and laying a positive foundation for the future
Support your teen's academic success and healthy development
Helping your teen navigate the college admissions process
Independent college consultants can help teens apply to college
Teach your teenager how to avoid substance abuse
Keep your teenage driver safe behind the wheel and on the road
Learn the facts on teen driving safety
Raise a respectful, polite teen by setting appropriate boundaries
Supporting your teenage daughter through the dating experience
Improve your teen parenting by understanding the teenage years
How do I relate to and communicate with my teenager?
Help and protect your teen who practices self-injury and cutting
Are there any signs of abuse in your teenager's relationship?
Effectively communicate with your teenager about substance abuse
What's the best way for parents to discuss sexuality with boys?
Teen sexting: What all parents need to know
Managing the difficult issue of drug and alcohol use in teenagers
Help teens build resiliency, improve coping skills and ease stress
Managing the difficult issue of drug and alcohol use in your teen
Parenting your rebellious teen and encouraging healthy independence
Get a plan and the tools to communicate with your college freshman
Teach your teens to recognize the dangers of distracted driving
How can you help your child sustain long-term addiction recovery?
How should you talk to your teenage daughter about dating violence?
Parents must create an addiction prevention family plan for teens
How should parents talk with their teenagers about substance use?
Support teens in making good choices regarding drugs and alcohol
Help your teenagers leave home with resilience and perseverance
Parents can lead teens to a connected life free from addiction
Expert advice on communicating with your teenagers about drug abuse

Dental Hygiene

How to find a good dentist
Advice on keeping clean and healthy teeth without dental insurance
Teeth brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash prevents cavities
Expert advice for the dental health and hygiene of your younger child
Prevent cavities in your child for a healthy smile later in life
Expert advice for the oral hygiene of your 0-18 month old child
Learn how to prevent cavities and ensure the best dental health
Enjoy sugary snacks while protecting your teeth from cavities
Teeth whitening is easy with at home teeth bleaching products
Take care of your braces to save money and avoid problems later
Preparing for a child’s first dental visit leads to peace and ease
Dental myths exposed: Maintaining oral hygiene and a healthy smile
Oil pulling with coconut oil reduces gum disease and bad breath
How to teach your child to brush their teeth correctly for life
How you care for your teeth can prevent wrinkles and aging signs
Gum disease can have a huge impact on your overall health
Protect your teeth with proper preventative care and hygiene
How to get your child to brush their teeth from an early age
How to care for the teeth of your child to ensure a healthy smile

Dental Procedures

Advice on how dental surgery can help you
Dental implants are an effective way to replace missing teeth
Dental implants as the best option for teeth replacement
Denture treatment is a simple way to restore missing teeth and chewing function
Denture treatment to replace missing teeth is cost effective
Porcelain veneers can really enhance the appearance of your smile
TMJ surgery can relieve joint pain and fully restore jaw function
Dental crowns can help restore broken, weak, and diseased teeth
Dental bridges are a good option for the replacement of missing teeth
Teeth sealants can prevent cavities and make cleaning more effective
Dentures can help replace missing teeth and improve oral health
Sedation dentistry for children: What parents should know and expect
Anti-aging dentistry can keep your face looking young and balanced
Sedation dentistry reduces fear and anxiety when going to a dentist
A root canal can relieve tooth pain and save your natural smile
Baby teeth: Wait for them to fall out naturally or get them pulled?
Choose a cosmetic dentist with experience to rejuvenate your smile
What you need to know about veneers beforehand
Dental laser technology improves recovery time for procedures
What to do when your child is tongue tied and needs a frenectomy
Decision time on your wisdom teeth: To pull or not to pull
Fix the gap in your teeth with dental crowns or bridges

Dental Problems

What to do if you have a toothache
Take steps to reduce pain when your child loses their baby teeth
Relieve your sensitive teeth and protect against further tooth pain
Expert advice to help you cure dry mouth (Xerostomia)
Maintain healthy gums to prevent gum disease and other oral conditions
Save your child's tooth when it gets chipped or knocked out
Prevent periodontal disease with basic everyday oral hygiene
What to do when you have bleeding gums to ensure your oral health
Stop the pain from bleeding gums and consult with a dentist
The causes of bad breath (halitosis) and how to treat it
Use these practical techniques to overcome your fear of the dentist
What to do when you lose an adult tooth
Pain-free dentistry can help you get over your fear of the dentist
Gum disease can suprisingly trigger serious health problems
Modern technology helps to reduce the fear of going to the dentist
Getting the right treatment for gum disease can save your teeth

Orthodontic Treatment

Advice for parents when your child need braces
Braces and orthodontic treatments are easy and cost effective
Types of orthodontic appliances for a beautiful, straight smile
Clear aligners like Invisalign are great for straightening your teeth
Getting braces to straighten your child’s teeth requires early preparation
Invisible braces are a great option for obtaining a beautiful smile
Orthodontic headgear is old news - opt for hidden braces instead
How to floss with braces to help keep your teeth clean
Getting braces? Select an orthodontist that is well-qualified

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