Author: Garcia Ortho Team

5 Tips for Going Back to School with Braces

Posted on September 5, 2018

Bummed out that summer is almost over? At Garcia Orthodontics in Miami, FL we feel this is a great time of year to revisit the basics of caring for your teeth during orthodontic treatment. Starting a healthy routine at the beginning of the school year will go a long way towards achieving a beautiful, healthy… Read more »

Should You Use An Electric Or Manual Toothbrush While You Have Braces?

Posted on August 16, 2018

You’re just starting orthodontic treatment and it’s time to brush your teeth. Do you brush with a manual or electric toothbrush? The truth is that either type of toothbrush does an effective job of cleaning the teeth. For those of you not convinced, we’ve listed some features and benefits of each so you can decide… Read more »

Thinking About Mail-In Orthodontics? Read This First!

Posted on August 2, 2018

Wouldn’t you love to simply take a selfie, and/or impression of your teeth or get your teeth scanned, and receive aligners that straighten your teeth in a few months without even leaving your home? Sounds too good to be true, huh? This is exactly the type of convenience offered and advertised with direct-to-consumer orthodontics. Companies… Read more »

Reverse The Aging Process With A New Smile By Garcia Orthodontics In Miami, FL

Posted on July 16, 2018

Orthodontics can help children, teens, and adults of all ages look better throughout their lifetime. Adults today are much more aware than in the past of the importance of creating and maintaining a beautiful smile. With longer life expectancy, a healthy, beautiful smile is as important at age 70 as it is at age 16…. Read more »

DIY Orthodontics – Not Worth The Risk

Posted on July 3, 2018

Do It Yourself, DIY Orthodontics, is not worth the risk. In today’s digital world, you can buy almost anything you want on the Internet. This includes finding the do it yourself information that goes along with it. Everyone wants to save money every way they can. However, some people are learning the hard way that… Read more »

5 Ways To Eat Your Way To A Healthy Smile

Posted on June 16, 2018

All of us here at Garcia Orthodontics have heard the expression “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. Taking this to the heart can make our teeth stronger and brighter if we eat the right foods to support that healthy smile. Even though Veneers, crowns, and fillings, along with professional whitening can… Read more »

Understanding Invisalign – At Garcia Orthodontics

Posted on June 2, 2018

Invisalign…When it comes to taking care of your teeth and long-term dental health, a little knowledge goes a long way. The sooner you take care of orthodontic problems such as crowding, spacing, overjets, underbites, and crossbites… the better the chances of keeping your teeth and smile throughout your lifetime. Did you know the average life… Read more »

Why Choose An Orthodontist In Miami FL?

Posted on May 16, 2018

Why trust orthodontists…If you are having a problem with your bones or muscles you trust an orthopedist. For a skin, hair, or nail condition you trust a dermatologist. A cardiologist specializes in heart issues or you consult with a neurologist for frequent headaches or back issues related to the nervous system. When straightening teeth and… Read more »

Smokeless Tobacco And E- Cigarettes: Do Kids Understand The Risks?

Posted on May 2, 2018

Are We Addicting Another Generation of Smokers With e-Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco? Years of educating kids on the risks of tobacco products are at risk on multiple fronts according to top medical groups in the US which include both smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes. At Garcia Orthodontics we are concerned that kids today have the misconception… Read more »

Orthodontic Problems Linked To Bullying

Posted on April 15, 2018

Having “ugly” teeth may significantly contribute to the problem of bullying, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics. According to the study, teeth were the No. 1-targeted physical feature to increase a child’s chance of being bullied, followed by the child’s strength and weight. Do you think… Read more »