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 »

Sensitive Teeth – Ouch to Hot or Cold

Posted on June 15, 2017

Sensitive teeth…Have you ever experienced sensitivity in your teeth when drinking hot coffee or eating ice cream? How about when brushing your teeth? Ever wonder why this happens? Most of the time it is due to enamel wear of teeth. When this happens, the dentin (sensitive part of the tooth) is exposed and left vulnerable… Read more »

Father’s Day – Say Thanks To Your Dad

Posted on June 1, 2017

Father’s Day is certainly not the oldest holiday in the World or even in America. Usually, Dads are celebrated by getting a day to do whatever they want…which most Dads believe to be a great idea. You will see Dads playing golf, fishing, bowling, working on their Model-T-Bucket hot rod or just plain napping in… Read more »

Move in May to Support National Fitness and Sports Month in Miami FL

Posted on May 15, 2017

Did You Know May is National Fitness and Sports Month Physical exercise is good for everyone’s health no matter what your age or body type. There is no better time to spread the word about the advantages of being active than National Fitness and Sports Month.