Symmetry – Important To Your Bite

Posted on August 16, 2016

Symmetry is important to your bite and appearance. The technical term for a “bad bite” is a malocclusion. There are many different types of malocclusions depending on what the exact nature of the problem. Sometimes, a poor bite only develops on one side of the mouth instead of both sides. This situation, which is commonly… Read more »

Fluoride – Friend Or Foe?

Posted on August 2, 2016

There are many ways you protect your teeth during your treatment with Garcia Orthodontics. You brush your teeth after meals and snacks, floss regularly, and protect your mouth and appliances from being damaged by watching foods you eat and wearing a mouth guard during contact sports . But did you know about fluoride to keep… Read more »

Sun Safety – Practice Being Safe In The Sun This Summer

Posted on July 16, 2016

Now that summertime is upon us, kids are spending more time outside, families are going to more outdoor outings and many are heading out on vacation. Join Garcia Orthodontics and the EWG (Environmental Working Group) in their efforts, along with dermatologists and sunscreen companies to educate the public when it comes to the truth about… Read more »

July Fourth – Facts About Independence Day

Posted on July 2, 2016

July Fourth is Independence Day and summer is here in full force and half the year has already zoomed by. Our team at Garcia Orthodontics researched some fun facts about our country’s most celebrated holiday which hallmarks our independence as a nation on July Fourth. Did you know the Fourth of July or Independence Day,… Read more »

Crowded Teeth – Avoiding A Crowd In Miami FL

Posted on June 16, 2016

Many of our patients have crowded teeth and other orthodontic problems. But, have you ever given any thought to what it actually means to have a “perfect” smile? Most people when asked this question will conjure up mental images of models and Hollywood actors with dazzling teeth. However, there is an actual medical definition of… Read more »

Handling Out Of Town Emergencies This Summer

Posted on June 2, 2016

School will soon be out in most parts of the country and summer vacation will be here. Do you know what to do if you have emergencies while you are out of town, on vacation, or away at camp? Here are some tips from Garcia Orthodontics. Fortunately, most problems with your braces don’t qualify as… Read more »

Tongue Thrusts Raise Havoc While Kids Are Growing

Posted on May 16, 2016

At Garcia Orthodontics, we think about how many processes of the human body take place unconsciously such as tongue thrusts. As we make our way through the day, we are constantly breathing, blinking, keeping our balance, and doing a thousand other tiny things we never give a second thought. One such unconscious behavior is the… Read more »

Happy Mother’s Day – Thanks To All Moms

Posted on May 2, 2016

Mother’s Day should probably be every day. But unfortunately it only comes around once a year. It is the day we all say thank you to Moms everywhere. Next weekend is Mother’s Day. Let us all do something special to thank all those Mothers who have been there to help us and see us through… Read more »

Orthodontists Treat All Ages – Garcia Orthodontics

Posted on April 16, 2016

Orthodontists treat all age groups. Adults all over the world are more conscious today about their appearance and your smile is one of the first features people notice. According to an Invisalign survey, 74 % of American women and men believe that an attractive smile is important for getting their dream job, while 84 %… Read more »

A Question Of Missing Teeth

Posted on April 2, 2016

Missing permanent teeth or premature loss of baby teeth is one reason why the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) recommends an orthodontic consultation for children beginning at age 7. The upper lateral incisors, second premolars and third molars (wisdom teeth) are the teeth most likely to fail to develop or erupt. Heredity is considered a… Read more »