Dr. Mark Garlington, DDS

Orthodontics & Dentofacial OrthopedicsMale

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Dr. Mark Garlington, DDS is a Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Practitioner in Long Beach, CA and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Southern California medical school in 1984. His office is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Mark Garlington, DDS

Mark A. Garlington DDS

5479 E Abbeyfield St Ste 1 Long Beach, CA 90815

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Not very compassionate, especially with my youth children I’ve noticed. He lacks manners and I saw him give my daughter a dirty look and ignore my daughter when she asked him a question about her braces. And it really worries me that he is face-to-face with youth so much, and he should be working to make them feel comfortable in his office not talked down upon.
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  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jun 12, 2020
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Pretty good I suppose. Not great.
Mar 28, 2019
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The character count here will not allow me to type my whole experience visiting Dr. Garlington’s office so I’m just going to summarize it in one sentence. Dr. Garlington truly cares for his patients. Thank you very much for recognizing that I needed immediate care and for accommodating me on your post-holiday schedule. I couldn’t say in words how much I truly appreciate what you’ve done.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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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...Read more


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,...Read more

Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics


University Of Southern California-Orthodontic Residency
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University Of Southern California
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University of California At Los Angeles
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What are Dr. Mark Garlington, DDS's top areas of care?

Dr. Garlington frequently treats AcceleDent™ System, Bite Adjustment, and Carriere Distalizer™ Appliance. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Garlington treats.

Where is Dr. Mark Garlington, DDS's office located?

Dr. Garlington's office is located at 5479 E Abbeyfield St Ste 1, Long Beach, CA 90815. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Garlington's conditions and procedures:

  • AcceleDent™ System
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Carriere Distalizer™ Appliance
  • Clear Ceramic Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • iTero™ Digital Scanning
  • Lingual Dental Braces
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs)
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Palatal Expander
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment
  • Underbite

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Mark A. Garlington DDS

Mark A. Garlington DDS5479 E Abbeyfield St Ste 1 Long Beach, CA 90815