Dr. Maria Garcia is a Dentist practicing in North Bay Village , FL. Dr. Garcia specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
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The high biocompatibility of zirconia will not cause allergies in patients, making the crowns and bridges prepared from zirconia extremely safe for clinical use inside the mouth. Thank you Dr. garcia READ MORE
Not brushing teeth often enough or at least twice a day. Periodontal disease (an advanced form of gum disease), Gingivitis (gum inflammation), Leukemia (cancer of the blood), vitamin deficiency. Thank you, Dr. Garcia READ MORE
Jaw pain is common when there is tooth infection, decay, injury, or loss of a tooth. Thank you. READ MORE
A tooth that just had a filling placed will be more sensitive to hot foods and cold foods, air temperature, and the pressure of biting. Tooth pain after filling a cavity should resolve within a few weeks. Thank you, Dr. Garcia READ MORE
Dental implant pain by a number of factors including poor blood supply to the site, and infection, damage to your tissues or nerves, overloading the implant, an autoimmune disease. Thank you, Dr. Garcia READ MORE
Soup, smoothies, and protein shakes, cooked fruits and vegetables, yogurt, cottage cheese, and scrambled eggs. Thank you, Dr. Garcia READ MORE
Brushing and flossing your teeth after they have been cleaned is the best way to maintain oral health and prevent periodontal disease. Thank you, Dr. Garcia READ MORE
Soak your aligners, brush and floss your teeth before reinserting your aligners, and rinse your aligners when you remove them. Dry saliva and plaque create a perfect breeding ground for foul smelling bacteria. Thank you, Dr. Garcia READ MORE
Metal dental fillings do not harden immediately, and often dentists will recommend waiting at least 24 hrs. For composite fillings, we recommend soft foods and liquids on the day, and avoid anything hot. You may chew with your composite fillings as soon as the anesthetic completely wears off. Thank you, Dr. Garcia READ MORE
15 years is the average lifespan for a well maintained dental crown. Thank you, Dr. Garcia READ MORE
Usually, crowns fall due to an improper fit, a lack of cement, or a very small amount of tooth structure remaining that the crown can hold on to. Thank you, Dr. Garcia READ MORE
The answer depends the teeth, the infection, and localization area. Generally, one or two appointments of about 1 hr each. A general dentist or endodontist will often perform root canals using technology such as microscope or rotary instruments. Thank you. READ MORE
The lauric acid in coconut oil attacks harmful bacteria in the mouth. It is particularly effective at killing and oral bacteria called Streptococcus mutant, which is a leading cause of tooth decay, bad breath and gum disease, thank you. READ MORE
Pericoronitis I inflammation of the tissue surrounding a teeth, the infection can spread from the affected tooth to other area of your mouth and can develop a life threatening complication called Ludwig angina or Cavernosa thrombosis in which the infection spreads to the bloodstreams, otherwise known as sepsis , thank you READ MORE
Pain areas in the jaw or mouth, bad breath, pus or swelling, Severe pain within a few days after a tooth extraction. Thank you READ MORE
Yes it is possible to have a problem with a root canal even years after it was completed, some times there are secondary canals accessory, reactivation of and infection at the end of the root or a cracked tooth but the the nerve does not regenerate. Thank you READ MORE
Will require you to wear your removable retainers for at least 12 months following your braces or aligners removal. Must will recommended you wear your retainer full time for the first 4-6 months after treatment is completed, then at nights indefinitely. Thank you. READ MORE
Yes , it is recommended that you use an anti microbial when you are wearing Invisaling because the aligners can increase bacterial activity in the mouth, After you have cleaned your teeth and your invisaling aligners , you can put them back in your mouth, thank you READ MORE
Typically, the tooth will be drilled to removed decay and the drilled area will be filled by a material such as resin , porcelain, gold, silver or amalgam. Thank you READ MORE
Tobacco is also associated with catecholamines release resulting in vasoconstriction, affects postoperative wound healing following surgical and non surgical tooth extractions, implants, periodontal therapies, thank you READ MORE
Use floss that fits between your teeth.Ttry wax floss. It moves between tight spaces better. Be sure to use at lease 18 inches so you have enough to work with . Flossing daily combined with toothbrush and a rinse improve the oral health . Thank you Dr. García READ MORE
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