Meet Your Pearland/Memorial Orthodontist
Yesenia Garcia, DMD
Dr. Garcia is a native of the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. She obtained her DMD degree at the University of Puerto Rico’s School of Dentistry in San Juan, Puerto Rico. After becoming a general dentist, Dr. Garcia moved to Houston, TX, where she spent one year practicing general/family dentistry and restoring patients with advanced dental problems at the University of Texas, Houston Dental Branch’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry program. She then went to Jacksonville, FL to pursue her dream of becoming an orthodontist. Dr. Garcia completed two years of specialty training in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at Jacksonville University, School of Orthodontics.
Dr. Garcia then decided to return to Pearland, to practice orthodontics. Trained in the latest techniques and leading-edge orthodontic technology, Dr. Garcia uses the most advanced materials to move teeth efficiently with less discomfort. She is also a certified Invisalign provider in Pearland and Houston.
Dr. Garcia is board-certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Greater Houston Dental Society, Hispanic Dental Association and Pearland Chamber of Commerce.
She has received numerous awards as a general dentist and an orthodontist. She combines technical excellence with a compassionate personality that makes her patients feel comfortable during treatment. Dr. Garcia resides in Shadow Creek, Pearland with her husband and daughter. She is also fluent in Spanish. Dr. Garcia’s passion is to help everyone have a gorgeous smile.
What is a board-certified orthodontist?
Surgical orthodontics in Pearland & Houston
While orthodontics repositions teeth, surgical orthodontics (also known as orthognathic surgery) corrects jaw problems and improves your ability to chew, speak and breathe. It also improves facial appearance. In other words, surgical orthodontics straightens your jaw. Moving the jaws also moves the teeth, so Dr. Garcia applies dental braces in conjunction with jaw correction. This helps ensure that all teeth are proper positioned after surgery.
Who needs surgical orthodontics?
Dr. Garcia may consider surgical orthodontic treatment for adult patients with improper bites and facial aesthetic concerns. Jaw growth is usually completed by age 16 for girls and 18 for boys. Presurgical tooth movements can begin one to two years prior to these ages.
When you want quality family dentistry in Houston, Memorial, Missouri City, Shadow Creek, Pearland and neighboring locations, call G Orthodontics in Pearland at 713-436-1241 or in Houston at 832-659-0607, or use our convenient Request an Appointment form.