Not Your Grandparents’ Dentures

If you are considering dentures, you may be thinking back to childhood memories of an older relative, whose dentures unpleasant. They clicked when he or she talked and may have made noises even when he or she was just sitting around, absent-mindedly thinking. They may have been so uncomfortable and dysfunctional that he or she removed them for eating. You don’t want that kind of dentures. Thankfully, you don’t have to have that kind of denture. Modern dentures are better fitted than ever in the past. They are made of advanced materials that make them highly attractive, and they can …

Childhood Sleep Apnea or ADHD

A recent study has shown children who suffer from sleep disorders are more likely to exhibit similar symptoms as Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, ADHD. This claim stems from a British study of 11,000 children from age six months until age six which found the children who experienced interrupted sleep from snoring or other sleep apnea symptoms, were 40-100% more likely to also exhibit ADHD like symptoms in comparison to the children who breathed well at night. If your child has sleep disordered breathing he may be suffering from a form of sleep apnea. During times of sleep apnea your child’s …

Correcting a bad bite

To correct a bad bite (teeth not fitting together properly) is obviously an elective decision that focuses on how your face looks, your teeth look and how they actually fit together. This affects the quality of life in a child and their social relationships as they mature. Examples of “Bad Bites” are: Extreme overbites, crowding of teeth, tongue thrusts, lisping, narrow palates, extreme underbites, thumb sucking, missing adult teeth, poor jaw alignment,and mouth breathing to name a few. Treatment recommended in the United States and abroad may be recommended in one of three ways: Appliance Therapy during early childhood while …

Miami Dentists Celebrate 20 Years!

Miami Designer Smiles celebrates 20 successful years! Dr. Garcia and Dr. Sanchez-Garcia have dedicated two decades of serving patients with their knowledge, expertise, and passion while treating patients like family. Miami Designer Smiles offers comprehensive family dental care and cutting-edge cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Garcia and Dr. Sanchez-Garcia understand the dynamics of families and their diverse dental needs, which are why they offer complete family care for patients of all ages and they offer a variety of financing options to help families, or any patient, afford dental care. They have focused their time and energy on patient needs, ensuring patients are …

Why Custom Mouthwear?

More Power Performance mouthwear relieves muscular tension in the jaw freeing up that energy to be used more efficiently elsewhere. When you have more energy, you have more power. The result is increased strength and flexibility. More Oxygen Performance mouthwear relaxes and aligns your jaw to significantly improve airflow and breathing. Increased airflow is shown to improve Heart Rate Variability*, resulting in heightened training, performance and recovery. More Control When your jaw is aligned, you further stabilize the muscles in your head, neck and spine. Body sway is reduced, resulting in stronger core stability and balance. How it Works Miami …