Sunburn Is A Bad Idea

Posted on April 1, 2018

The Team at Garcia Orthodontics knows that regardless of the many health warnings about skin damage from the sun, many still subject themselves to the burning rays of the sun for extended periods of time. More than one-third of adults and 70% of children have admitted to getting sunburn at least once or twice in… Read more »

Retainers – The Future Of Your Smile

Posted on March 15, 2018

After orthodontic treatment is completed at Garcia Orthodontics, retainers are the finishing touch to maintain your beautiful new smile while the teeth stabilize and over a lifetime of good oral health. An orthodontic retainer is a custom-fit device that is removable or bonded depending on the patient’s individual needs. It is your insurance policy your… Read more »

Mouthguard – You Wear It – But Do You Clean It?

Posted on March 1, 2018

Most adults and kids today understand the importance of wearing a mouthguard when playing contact sports, especially while wearing braces. Blows to the mouth are painful enough without brackets and wires cutting into your lips and tongue making it worse. Teeth are actually less prone to injury when wired together as a single unit during… Read more »

TMJ Jaw Pain Can Be A Mouthful

Posted on February 15, 2018

TMJ jaw pain can be a mouthful. Living with aching or clicking jaws can be hard to swallow! Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, also commonly known as TMJ or TMD, is a joint disorder that affects the opening and closing of the jaw, and can have many side effects that relate to the teeth, head, and neck…. Read more »

Smiles Change Lives!

Posted on February 1, 2018

A healthy perfect smile is why many children and adults choose to undergo orthodontic treatment. Around friends and family, a less than attractive smile is not as noticeable. However, when meeting new people, making new friends, and in the workplace, your smile is more obvious to those who don’t know you. When speaking one on… Read more »

Sensitive Teeth – Getting To The Root of the Matter

Posted on January 15, 2018

Are you experiencing tooth sensitivity? Hot or cold temperatures, sweet or sour foods and drinks, and deep cavities or fillings often trigger this problem. Sensitivity is a common dilemma and an estimated 45 million Americans are victims! If you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, sensitivity is also not at all uncommon. Sensitive teeth normally occur when… Read more »

8 Reasons to Smile in 2018

Posted on January 2, 2018

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” – Thich Nhat Hanh Depending on what stage you are in of orthodontic treatment, smiling may be the last thing you want to do. Whether you’re just starting with braces or Invisalign or near the… Read more »

Orthodontic Friendly Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Posted on December 16, 2017

Happy Holidays to all from Garcia Orthodontics! This is the time of year where giving means more than receiving. To see the joy on a loved one’s face as they look in their stocking or open a present is truly what giving is about. The Team at Garcia Orthodontics would like to share some stocking… Read more »

Straight Scoop On Whitening Teeth

Posted on December 2, 2017

Teeth whitening kits are available everywhere today; online, over the counter, and from your dentist. Studies report that bleaching or whitening products can improve the color of teeth that stain over time. But before you decide to embark on a whitening program, Garcia Orthodontics would like to review some facts about these products and what… Read more »

Thanksgiving Gratitude In Miami FL

Posted on November 15, 2017

Here at Garcia Orthodontics, our team believes in the simple power of gratitude. What better time of the year to express our gratitude than Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving brings to mind different thoughts to different people. To most, it brings visions of a family Thanksgiving feast with roast turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing with yummy gravy, cranberries, squash,… Read more »