April 12th, 2019
RECENTLY, ANTIOCH ORTHODONTIST Dr. Ann Marie Gorczyca was a guest speaker at the Western Regional Dental Experience 2019 conference in Glendale, Arizona. During that conference, Dr. Gorczyca once again realized something she had forgotten, which is that some people are not sure how to pronounce her name!
Dr. Gorczyca’s Pronunciation Tips
To make it simple for everyone, Dr. Gorczyca likes to say, “It’s Gor-si-ca, like the island of Corsica.” Corsica is an island in the Mediterranean Sea, just to the southeast of France. Most people have heard of it and it is easy to spell and pronounce. Corsica is most famous for being the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte.
In the past, Dr. Gorczyca has also said, “It’s Gorsica, like the Chevy Corsica” if you remember that model of car. In any case, with Gorczyca, just replace the “czy” with “si” and you’ve got it!
We Look Forward To Seeing You At Gorczcya Orthodontics
We are thankful that our patients, family, and friends in the Antioch, California area have heard orthodontist Dr. Ann Marie Gorczyca’s name so many times that they just know how to say it. Dr. Gorczyca has been offering orthodontic services, braces, Invisalign, retainers, and all orthodontics services in East Contra Costa County at Gorczyca Orthodontics since 1996.
Find us at 5201 Deer Valley Road, Suite 1A in the Deer Valley Dental Professional Building, right behind Deer Valley High School. Reach us at 925-757-9000.
You don’t need to speak Polish to say Gorczyca. And by the way, Gorczyca means “mustard seed” in Polish!
Thank you for choosing Gorczyca Orthodontics. Your smile is our inspiration.
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August 24th, 2017
NOW, WE KNOW THAT we’re your orthodontic team, not your dentist. However, we want to help you have healthy teeth for life. And that job goes beyond orthodontics and into a lifetime of good dental care.
That’s why we’re joining with our fellow oral health professionals to dispel the myths about one major dental procedure: root canals. We know that it’s a topic people don’t typically visit about in a favorable light. Root canal therapy has always been a bit of a “whipping boy” in dentistry—and, its reputation is probably undeserved. This is especially true given today’s awesome treatment advancements.
The Most Common Misconception
The problems that lead up to needing a root canal can be painful because they affect your tooth’s pulp and nerves. Oftentimes people associate root canal treatment with the discomfort that made the treatment necessary in the first place. Don’t forget that root canal therapy is the solution, not the problem! And, root canals don’t need to be painful.
Today’s Ingredients For Comfortable Root Canal Treatments:
- safe, effective anesthesia
- extremely precise tools
- incredible imaging technology that enhances how and what we see
- shorter treatment times
Hopefully, with great home care habits and regular visits to your dentist, you won’t need root canal therapy at any point in the future. However, just in case it comes up, remember that there’s nothing to be worried about! Root canal treatment helps you keep your own teeth, and keep that beautiful, healthy, straight smile.
If you have a toothache or are in need of a dentist or an endodontist root canal specialist, call us Gorczyca Orthodontics at (925) 757-9000 and we will refer you to the nearest dental professional to find a solution for your dental needs. We are located in the Deer Valley Professional Building at 5201 Deer Valley Road in Antioch, California right behind Deer Valley High School. We work closely with over 100 dentists and dental specialists in the greater East Contra Costa County area.
Here's to your healthy and beautiful smile.
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July 27th, 2015
A BRIGHT, BEAUTIFUL SMILE is an advantage in every area of life. At Gorczyca Orthodontics, smile design is more than just straightening. We take into account all the proportions of the face and mouth to create a healthy, balanced, and beautiful smile. We guide you through all the steps to create a gorgeous, star-quality smile.
As you embark on your smile makeover, remember that quality orthodontic treatment provides the strong foundation on which to build your beautiful new smile. Only an orthodontist knows how best to bring your smile into balance and give you healthy, long-term results.
The Merging Of Medicine And Art
Cosmetic dentistry provides both therapeutic and aesthetic benefits. When your plan for a smile makeover includes orthodontic treatment, it can repair your teeth and correct your bite, and at the same time give you the gorgeous smile you’ve always wanted! Orthodontic treatment can be done in coordination with your cosmetic dentist to prep teeth for veneers, dental implants, and other cosmetic or restorative dental work.
Orthodontic Treatment As A Part Of Your Smile Makeover
If you are planning a full smile makeover, Gorczyca Orthodontics can provide you, your cosmetic dentist, and your oral surgeon with a diagnostic wax-up of your anticipated final result. This plaster study model of your bite will include the final tooth-like wax-up of your veneers as well as your full final bite, including implants.
Gorczyca Orthodontics will also work closely with your cosmetic dentist and periodontist to give you the gum height and shape needed to make your smile simply fabulous.
All doctors involved in the comprehensive treatment planning of your full smile makeover will meet to discuss your case and coordinate your procedures to give you a beautiful and healthy result in the most comfortable and fastest way possible.
Designing Your Perfect Smile
At Gorczyca Orthodontics, we have been creating beautiful smile makeovers for over 25 years. Dr. Gorczyca is an active member of the Seattle Study Club, a group of over 22 dentists of East Contra Costa County which meets monthly for the sole purpose of discussion and planning of the latest dental procedures and technology involved in full mouth smile makeovers.
Thank you for being our valued patient and friend!