Dr. Mark A. Garlington, DDS

Dr. Mark A. Garlington, DDS

Orthodontics | Male

Dr. Garlington graduated from USC Dental School in 1984 and completed his orthodontic residence at USC in 1986. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontics, California Dental Association, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, Harbor Dental Society, Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists, and he is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He is actively involved in his community and is dedicated to providing his patients with the best possible orthodontic care. Dr. Garlington is a strong advocate of early orthodontic intervention for growing children but provides orthodontic care for patients of all ages and is extremely knowledgeable in the area of adult orthodontia.Read more

Mark A. Garlington DDS
5479 E Abbeyfield St Ste 1
Long Beach, CA 90815 Get Directions
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We believe that every patient should be treated like family with the utmost attention and care. Whether you are a child, teen or adult, our knowledgeable doctor, and team are committed to helping you achieve your dream smile. http://www.drg4smiles.com/Read more

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Dr. Garlington graduated from USC Dental School in 1984 and completed his orthodontic residence at USC in 1986. He is...Read more

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Dr. Garlington says...

Dr. Garlington graduated from USC Dental School in 1984 and completed his orthodontic residence at USC in 1986. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontics, California Dental Association, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, Harbor Dental Society, Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists, and he is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He is actively involved in his community and is dedicated to providing his patients with the best possible orthodontic care. Dr. Garlington is a strong advocate of early orthodontic intervention for growing children but provides orthodontic care for patients of all ages and is extremely knowledgeable in the area of adult orthodontia.

Dr. Garlington's Care Philosophy

We believe that every patient should be treated like family with the utmost attention and care. Whether you are a child, teen or adult, our knowledgeable doctor, and team are committed to helping you achieve your dream smile. http://www.drg4smiles.com/

Dr. Garlington says...

Some of the smile-transforming orthodontic services we offer include:

  • Clear and metal braces
  • Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen® clear aligners
  • AcceleDent®, Forsus™, and Carriere® Distalizer™ appliances
  • Surgical orthodontics
  • Diode laser treatments and treatments for TMJ / TMD

Dr. Garlington says...

Dr. Garlington is a Top 1% Invisalign Provider in the world.  He has treated over 800 patients with Invisalign.

Dr. Garlington's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Orthodontics
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Conditions Treated

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • TMJ
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Underbite

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Southern California

    Graduated in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Southern California-Orthodontic Residency

    Completed in 1986

  • Undergraduate School
    University of California At Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1978

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics

Procedures Performed

  • AcceleDent™ System
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Carriere Distalizer™ Appliance
  • Clear Ceramic Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Lingual Dental Braces
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs)
  • Palatal Expander
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment
  • iTero™ Digital Scanning