Although a person who smokes can get a dental implant, not all smokers are good candidates for implants. Smoking can increase the likelihood of implant failure. The chances that an implant will succeed, however, can be improved through appropriate dental care and oral hygiene.For a dental implant to be successful, it is important for candidates to…
Utilizing Orthodontics for a Proper Smile
Dr. Roderick A. Garcia is a Cosmetic and Family Dentist practicing in Albuquerque since 1983. Dr. Garcia is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and International Association of Orthodontists.
Dr. Garcia provides a wide range of dental procedures including Orthodontics.
Orthodontics is the movement of teeth with braces or removable appliances to position teeth correctly for esthetics and a proper bite.
Removable appliances are used with children and teenagers to expand bone and the jaws and re-position teeth.
Braces are used to correct crooked and malaligned teeth and roots for a proper bite and smile.
Invisilign type removable appliances move teeth and roots and require changing of the appliances every 1 to 3 weeks. This type of treatment will require more visits to the dental office.
Treatment time will vary depending on the individual patients orthodontic needs to correct the smile and can be 3 months to 30 months.
For more information on Orthodontics contact Roderick A. Garcia DMD at 505-821-6119 and visit [email protected]
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Roderick A. Garcia DMD is a Cosmetic and Family Dentist who has provided excellent dental care for his patients for over 36 years. Dr. Garcia provides a full range of dental procedures including Dental Crowns.Dental Crowns are dental restorations that cover a tooth that has been broken down past the point where a dental filling…
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