Dr. Mark Garlington, DDS

Dr. Mark Garlington, DDS

Orthodontics  ·  

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Dr. Mark Garlington, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He practices orthodontics.Read his story

Mark A. Garlington DDS

5479 E Abbeyfield St Ste 1

Long Beach, CA 90815
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna

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Dr. Garlington's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garlington "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."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garlington "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/ "

1  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics

17  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
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Underbite

26  Procedures

  • 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®
  • iTero™ Digital Scanning
  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Southern California-Orthodontic Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Garlington has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Garlington has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garlington's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garlington to family and friends
319 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (319)

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Dr. Garlington's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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