Braces Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Posted on March 16, 2016

Whether you are Irish or not, St Patrick’s Day brings out the Irish in everyone, kids and adults alike. Many patients ask for green colored elastics in March! Whether you go to a party, watch a parade, eat green soup, or just put on a green hat, St Patrick’s Day has become a holiday fixture… Read more »

Support National Healthy Nutrition Month

Posted on March 2, 2016

We all know that discussions about good dietary habits and nutrition take place every day almost everywhere. Families talk about it at home, teachers discuss it in schools and doctors, nurses and registered nutritionists discuss good nutrition with patients. Many people believe that flavor must be sacrificed when eating nutritious foods. This is far from… Read more »

National Children’s Dental Health Month

Posted on February 16, 2016

  The National Children’s Dental Health Month campaign in February brings together thousands of dedicated educators, dental professionals, health care providers and others to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their parents, teachers, caregivers and others each and every year. This year the 2016 NCDHM campaign features the slogan “Sugar Wars” on… Read more »

Fall In Love With Your Smile On Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 2, 2016

  Here is a thought! Why not give the gift of a smile to yourself or someone you love this Valentine’s Day? At Garcia Orthodontics we specialize in beautiful smiles and can give you or anyone that smile you have so long deserved. The benefit of a healthy, happy smile is immeasurable. Choosing a trained… Read more »

How Effective Is A WaterPik When Wearing Braces?

Posted on January 16, 2016

Good dental care with routine maintenance can be costly, especially if you don’t have dental insurance. The American Dental Association (ADA) and Garcia Orthodontics recommend you see your dentist twice a year for regular checkups and cleanings. If you take good care of your teeth on a regular basis with proper brushing and flossing, the… Read more »

Get A Great New Smile For 2016

Posted on January 2, 2016

This year, Garcia Orthodontics renews their New Year’s resolution to make sure all their patients wearing braces and Invisalign, along with their families, receive the best quality orthodontic care and customer service available in the Miami FL area. This includes connecting you with the chatter from the American Association of Orthodontists and actual orthodontic patients… Read more »

Experiencing The Holidays

Posted on December 16, 2015

At Garcia Orthodontics, we are midway into the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. When was the last time you stopped to simply experience and appreciate what your life has to offer and how much you take for granted on a regular basis? Take a few moments to be grateful for the simple things… Read more »

5 Tips To Break The Thumb Sucking Habit

Posted on December 2, 2015

Children are born with a natural sucking reflex that often evolves into a comfort behavior. It is not at all unusual for an infant or child to find a thumb or finger to calm them when tired or upset as a coping mechanism. Ultrasound scans have revealed that thumb sucking can start before birth, as… Read more »

Retainers Vs. The World

Posted on December 2, 2015

So, you’ve finally said goodbye to braces. Congratulations, you made it! Your smile is radiant and you’re flashing your pearly whites at any person, place, or thing that glances your way! However, before you can truly celebrate your wonderful new smile, you must make sure to wear your retainers to keep your teeth looking perfect…. Read more »

All Set With Your Flex?

Posted on November 16, 2015

2015 is quickly winding down and 2016 will soon be rolling in!  As a courtesy to all our patients at Garcia Orthodontics, this is a reminder to review your Flexible Spending or Health Savings Account balances in 2015 to make sure you don’t lose any of your benefits socked away this year. Give the Gift… Read more »