For Dr. Rodrigo Garcia, dentistry presents a unique opportunity for him to make a difference in the lives of his patients, whether it is by relieving someone from pain or improving someone’s appearance by transforming their smile. Always up for a challenge, Dr. Garcia relishes the fact that each patient is truly unique and requires a customized treatment plan. With a focus on patient education, Dr. Garcia works one on one with patients to help them have great overall and oral health.
Originally from Miami, Dr. Garcia attended the University of Florida for his Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science. He continued his studies at the University of Florida College of Dentistry to earn his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD).
In addition to continuing his education through memberships with the Florida Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Garcia has taken Invisalign® certification course to be able to offer his patients a wider scope of treatments. He enjoys learning through study groups and seminars in order to offer the latest and most up-to-date treatment options for his patients.
Dr. Garcia believes that being active in the community allows him to help parents and kids have a better understanding of their oral and systemic health. He is active with RAM (Remote Access Medical), an organization that focuses on providing free healthcare treatment to patients that otherwise would not be able to receive care. He has been on many different mission trips throughout his dental career, including trips to Guatemala and Ecuador.
Outside of work, Dr. Garcia enjoys being physically active. He is passionate about weightlifting and powerlifting, is a huge fan of running 5ks daily, and has recently got into cycling! When he’s not on the move, Dr. Garcia loves to spend time with friends and family, whether they are exploring different food or shops around Miami or traveling to new and exciting places.