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Glendale general dentist offers attractive cavity solutions

There was a time when having a cavity repaired meant living with a noticeable silver filling. Today, patients in the Glendale area have appealing options in the hands of Dr. Carlos Garcia. As a general dentist, he addresses the problem of tooth decay. As a cosmetic dentist, he provides aesthetic restorations. Understanding cavities The progression of tooth decay to a cavity follows this path: Plaque develops – Your mouth contains hundreds of strains of bacteria. Some thrive on sugars left behind by your meals. Bacteria form a sticky film, excreting acids as they feast. Enamel is attacked – Bacterial acids … Continue reading

Overcoming barriers with pain free dentistry: Dentist in Glendale answers questions about sedation

with pain free dentistry Dentist in Glendale answers questions about sedation

Dental anxiety keeps countless people from getting the care they need for healthy mouths and gorgeous smiles. Sedation dentistry and pain free treatment go a long way toward breaking down anxiety barriers to good oral health. However, some people still have concerns about sedation. Glendale dentist, Dr. Carlos Garcia answers common questions.   Will I need an IV? No. Intravenous sedation is an option at Bright Smiles Dental Studio, but we also offer nitrous oxide, an inhaled gas, and oral sedation in pill form. Will I feel pain? No, but sedation is not an anesthetic. It calms anxiety response in … Continue reading

Cosmetic dentist in Glendale, CA explains the teeth whitening procedure

Cosmetic dentist in Glendale, CA explains the teeth whitening procedure

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures offered at Bright Smiles Dental Studio in Glendale, CA. It is a fast, economical way to make your smile “pop.” Cosmetic dentist, Dr. Carlos Garcia, explains the procedure. Whitening vs. bleaching These terms are used interchangeably, but there is technical a difference. Whitening refers to methods of removing surface stains, returning tooth enamel to its natural color. This is usually accomplished with abrasion. Bleaching is the use of chemicals that penetrate tubules (microscopic pores in enamel), loosening and lifting embedded pigmentation. The Zoom! system used at Bright Smiles Dental Studio … Continue reading


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Dr. Carlos C. Garcia, DDS

Dr. Carlos C. Garcia is a leading dentist in Glendale CA. Having first earned a DDS from Brazil’s prestigious State University of Rio de Janeiro in 1997, he received his license to practice there. Dr. Garcia then attended the University of Southern California’s School of Dentistry where he earned a dual DDS degree. Not only did he graduate with honors at both institutions but has also served as a teaching assistant! Today, with over twenty-three years of experience as a general and cosmetic dentist, he prides in providing quality dental care experiences to his Glendale patients through Bright Smiles Dental Studio. His specialty lies in dental implants, complex smile makeovers, and full mouth restorations using modern and innovative technologies and techniques. Dr. Garcia has been nominated for membership in the American Association for the Advancement of Science; Science Program for Excellence in Science.

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