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 »

Are You All Set With Your FSA?

Posted on November 1, 2017

2017 is quickly winding down and we will soon be welcoming the New Year. As a courtesy to all our patients, this is a reminder to review your Flexible Spending or Health Savings Account (FSA or FLEX) balances to make sure you don’t lose any of your benefits socked away this year. Fall is also… Read more »

Halloween “Treats” May Really be “Tricks”

Posted on October 15, 2017

You have all heard about the damage that sugar and certain “sticky” candies can do to your teeth and your braces when undergoing orthodontic treatment. Well, our Team at Garcia Orthodontics wants to remind all of our patients and future patients about the dangers one more time. We know Halloween is supposed to be a… Read more »

Celebrate Orthodontic Health Month in Miami with a Smile

Posted on October 5, 2017

Did you know that October is National Orthodontic Health Month? Garcia Orthodontics want you to join us in celebrating the power of a smile during October. You only get one chance to make a first impression, no matter what your age 12, 16 or 60! A perfect smile is one of your best and lifelong… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth – Facts And Figures

Posted on September 18, 2017

Do Wisdom Teeth cause crowding of your front teeth? How many times have you heard this? Did you know this all started after a paper was written on by an orthodontist over 50 years ago? In 1961, orthodontist Dr. Leroy Vego published an article, “A Longitudinal Study of Mandibular Arch Perimeter” which examined the role… Read more »

Braces – A Rite Of Passage

Posted on September 1, 2017

Ever thought about why you don’t see many seniors with braces in high school yearbooks today? Look at yearbook or prom pictures from the 1960s or ’70s and you’ll see many “tin grins”. You don’t often see that today. Why? Kids today undergo orthodontic care at a much earlier age in Miami FL and treatment… Read more »

Adult Orthodontics – Choose An Orthodontist

Posted on August 15, 2017

Adult Orthodontics…Today’s adults have a greater awareness that teeth can last a lifetime. They live longer and are taking better care of their teeth, as reported by a survey released by the National Institute of Dental Research. It stated that the rate of missing teeth among people ages 55 to 64 dropped 60 percent since… Read more »

Traveling With Invisalign – Are You Prepared?

Posted on August 1, 2017

At Garcia Orthodontics, some teens and adults opt for Invisalign, the “braceless” alternative to traditional braces to straighten teeth. What would you do if something happened to your Invisalign aligners while you were out of town? What if an aligner breaks, is left behind at a restaurant while eating, or you lost your purse or… Read more »

Oral Piercings – Are They Worth It?

Posted on July 16, 2017

Oral piercings of the tongue, lips, and cheeks are growing in popularity and acceptance, and are considered a way to express one’s personality in an art form like tattoos. However, did you know the human bite can be more “toxic” than an animal bite? Keeping this in mind, imagine what could happen to your mouth… Read more »

July 4th – Independence Day Facts

Posted on July 1, 2017

As Independence Day, July 4th rapidly approaches, it’s clear we are already more than halfway into the year and more importantly … summer has arrived. Our team recently researched some fun facts about our nation’s favorite holiday to showcase why we love celebrating the day which hallmarks our nation’s independence. Did you know July 4th,… Read more »