Geric & Torres Orthodontics

Michael S. Geric DMD, MS & Rodney Torres DMD, MS Orthodontic Specialists - Children and Adults Geric DMD, MS Specialist in Orthodontics for Children and Adults We Love To Make you Smile!

Operating as usual

โ€œThere are Hundreds of languages around the world, but a SMILE speaks them allโ€ Congratulations Ava on your new beautiful smile. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฆท๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’– #torresortho #bracesoff #smiles #westchasefl #straightteeth #happy

Did someone say Halloween??? Letโ€™s steal the city guys. #shessofluffy #minions #thecrew #banana #officegoals #torresortho #westchaseorthodontist #westchase

Deer Park Elementary PTA

Thank you Deer Park Elementary PTA for allowing us to sponsor your first ever pumpkin drive thru! ๐Ÿš˜๐ŸŽƒ Deer Park Elementary

This Thursday should be a FUN night for our Deer Park Family!

๐Ÿด From 4-8 pm we are having our October spirit night at Mothers ๐Ÿง†, Surf Shack ๐ŸŒฎ, AND Froyo ๐Ÿฆ. Please join us for dinner AND to support the PTA with each meal!

๐ŸŽƒ From 5-6:30 pm, join us for our first ever pumpkin drive thru parade at Deer Park!! Teachers and staff will be lined along the school showing off their literary inspired pumpkins.

A special thanks to Geric & Torres Orthodontics for their generous donation to offset the cost of pumpkins for our staff and goodies for our goodie bags! Thanks to Rona's Cookies and More for offering a sweet treat to the teacher with the winning pumpkin, and to 7-Eleven, PDQ, Culver's, McDonald's, Tiffany Accattato, AND Mrs. Lefler for offering up goodies for our goodie bags! ๐Ÿ›
One more group of thanks to the Rahll, Miller, Cheung, Redecker, Elmore, Nesmith, Hurlbutt, Szmiga, Byland, Taylor, Grammatica, and Webb Families for helping with pumpkin donations! โค๏ธ

We hope to see you on Thursday! ๐ŸŽƒ ๐Ÿš— ๐ŸŽƒ

We took the Pledge. Have you?
โ€œFrom this day forward, I promise to respect those around me as well as respect myself. I am somebody, I can make a difference. I can make another feel loved. I can be the helping hand that leads another back to the path of hope and aspiration. I will not stand silent as others try to spread hatred through my community. Instead, I pledge to lift up those victims and show them that their life matters. I will be the change, because I am somebody!!!โ€
@aao.info #antibullying #bullyingawareness #bullyingbites #westchaseorthodontist #torresortho #kindnessmatters

Dropping off Fall feels ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ and spooky treats ๐ŸŽƒ with our little Dracula ๐Ÿง› (who seems to be very in character ๐Ÿ‘ป). #littlefangs #torresortho

A special Halloween visit and goodies from Dr. Torres at Geric & Torres Orthodontics! His little guy was all dressed up too!
Thank you for our treats! ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป
#Halloween #ThankYou #Treats #October #Yum #SmileBuilders #PediatricDentistry #Orthodontics #Smile #Teeth #Dentistry

Feeling appreciated on this #bossday
Thankful for my wonderful staff who made this a special day for me. ๐Ÿ˜#hugobossforaboss #nationalbossday #torresortho #appreciationpost

"Supporting the fighters. Admiring the survivors. Honoring the taken. And never, ever giving up hope." ๐Ÿ’–#breastcancerawareness #torresortho #pink #hope #october #support

TRICK OR TREAT!!๐ŸŽƒ๐ŸŽƒ
Can you guess the number of Candy Corn in our jar?
Enter for your chance to in $150 AMAZON GIFT CARD.

Whoโ€™s excited for our first GIVEAWAY

Contest rules below....
~Like this post+Follow @torresortho
~Enter your guess in the comments and Tag a friend.

Winner will be selected on October 30th. Right in time for Halloween ๐Ÿ‘ป
GOOD LUCK!!
#contest #giveaway #halloween #orthodontics #trickortreat #repost #prize #contestalert #instagood

โ€œYou never look good trying to make someone else look badโ€
Over the years, teeth have been reported as a main feature targeted by bullies. AAO challenges you to help in the fight against bullying during Orthodontic Health Month in October and beyond. We are taking a stand and encouraging our followers to do the same because #bullyingBites. #getinvolved #orthodontist #healthmonth #nobullying #beforeandafter #transformation

Marie Needs your help. Her family is fostering 4 adorable kittens who are looking for a new home. If you are interested please reach out to us. #helpmarie #adoptme #catsofinstagram #kittens

Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your patients.
But first: COFFEE ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ
#nationalcoffeeday #keepthemhappy #coffee #orthodontics #officegoals

It was truly a pleasure to meet all the wonderful kids and staff at Hope Children's Home. Looking forward to many more pizza parties ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ•! #goeagles #smilingunderourmasks #hope #torresortho

Thank you, Dr. Torres and team, for providing pizza for our children's school lunch! Pizza is the quickest way to our hearts and you outdid yourself!

We're grateful for all that you do for us and our community here in Tampa! ๐Ÿ• Geric & Torres Orthodontics

Happy 3๏ธโƒฃ year anniversary at the practice Laura! ๐ŸŽˆWe really appreciate you and everything you do ๐Ÿ˜ƒ your smile and personality brightens our day! #torresortho #bestorthodonticassistant #thankyou

Back to school, back to cool! ๐Ÿ˜Ž Weโ€™ve partnered with @bahamabucks_odessa_gunnhwy to provide our patients with VIP passes for a FREE #bracesfriendly refreshing shaved ice ๐Ÿง or Island Smoothie ๐Ÿฅค, redeemable at any of their 3 locations!
#beattheheat #weloveourpatients
#torresortho

Thankful for such wonderful #feedback ๐Ÿ™ . We are committed to continue providing our patients with a #5star๐ŸŒŸ experience at every visit

Check out what others are saying ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://g.page/geric-torres-orthodontics
๏ฟฝ#review #googlereviews

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#torresortho #braces #invisalign #itero #digitalscanner #virtualconsultations
#orthodontics #smiles #orthodontists #tampaorthodontists #westchase #westchaseorthodontist #braceswestchase #invisaligndoctor #clearbraces #bracestampa #westchasebraces #townncountry #citruspark #freeconsultation @ Geric & Torres Orthodontics

We want you to select the kind of teeth-straightening appliance that best fits your life-style ๐Ÿšด; that's why we've eliminated cost as a factor by making Invisalignยฎ and braces the same price at our office ๐Ÿ‘! We guarantee great results with each, no matter your bite!

๐Ÿ“ฑTo find out more and make a #free in-person or virtual appointment, call or text our office at (813) 920 - 7720.

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#overbite #crossbite #underbite #deepbite #openbite #crowding #gap #torresortho #braces #invisalign #itero #digitalscanner #virtualconsultations
#orthodontics #smiles #orthodontists #tampaorthodontists #westchase #westchaseorthodontist #braceswestchase #invisaligndoctor #clearbraces #bracestampa #westchasebraces #townncountry #citruspark #freeconsultation

Weโ€™re not letting our guard down ๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ! Weโ€™re keeping our office extra clean multiple times a day to keep #covid19 and other virus/bacteria away ๐Ÿฆ ๐Ÿ”ซ๐Ÿงผ #ghostbusters #deepcleaning #hypochlorousacid #torresortho

#orthodontics #clean #safe #smiles #orthodontists #tampaorthodontists #westchase #westchaseorthodontist #braceswestchase #invisalign #invisaligndoctor #invisalignjourney #invisalignteen #clearbraces #bracestampa #braces #virtualconsultation #freeconsultation

Today we celebrate our treatment coordinator Camila's big 3๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ! Happy birthday ๐ŸŽ‚๐Ÿฐ #welcometotheclub
#tresleches #torresortho

We celebrated Andrea's birthday ๐ŸŽ‚ with Invisalign aligners and a brand new electric toothbrush! ๐Ÿฆท #weloveourpatients #happybirthday #invisalign #ada #oralhealth #torresortho

Happy Father's day from our family to yours! โค๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿป #firstfathersday #dad #baby #torresortho #tampa #westchase #braces #invisalign

Welcoming our neighboring offices back ๐Ÿค—! #sweettooth #cookies #pediatricdentistry #dentistry #orthodontics #braces #torresortho #strongertogether

Thank you for the sweet treat Geric & Torres Orthodontics! #Yum #Cookies #SweetTreat #Teeth #Ortho #Dentistry #Dentist #Dental #PediatricDentistry #Orthodontics #Braces #ThankYou โค๏ธ

Wishing Marie a day full of all her favorite things! Happy Birthday ๐ŸŽ‰

Moose did a very bad thing ๐Ÿถโ€ฆ but who can stay mad at him? Look at that face! ๐Ÿ˜› #retainer #oops #cutedog #weforgivehim #torresortho

Thank you Sheri for the lovely bracelets! Sheri's Beads and Baubles #supportlocalbusinesses #weareinthistogether #torresortho

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May 7, 2020๏ฟฝ
Dear Geric & Torres Orthodontic Patients,

We are excited to announce that our office is coming out of quarantine! We will be opening to see regularly scheduled visits on Monday, May 11th.

Infection control has always been a top priority for our practice and you may have seen this during your visits to our office. We have always used universal precautions with the most state of the art equipment and we will continue to do so. ๏ฟฝFor the past month and a half, we have been closely following updates of added infection control recommendations made by the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO), American Dental Association (ADA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The following are some additional steps we are taking to keep you, our staff and families extra safe:

Before your appointment:
- Check your health. If you or anyone in your household has or is (1) experiencing fever, (2) cough, (3) shortness of breath, (4) persistent pain/tightness of the chest, (5) recent loss of taste or smell, (6) traveled in the past 14 days, or (7) been in contact with someone who has tested positive or been diagnosed as having COVID-19 or another communicable disease, please reschedule your orthodontic appointment and consider contacting your primary care physician.
- Brush and floss before your appointment as our brushing station will be closed.
Please prepare for our restroom to be open on a very limited basis.
- If you have a mask and plan to enter the office, we suggest you to please wear it.
- If you consider yourself a high risk patient please contact our office so that we may accommodate your appointment.
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During your appointment:
- When possible, please help us limit the number of individuals in the office by sending in only those who have scheduled appointments. Per federal guidelines weโ€™d like no more than 10 people in the building at a time.
- We will be screening everyone before entering the office including our own staff. The screening will consist of a temperature check and confirmation of the above wellness questions.
- We will ask that you wash your hands at our washing stations with soap and water for a least 20 seconds. Hand sanitizer will also be available for your convenience.
- We will have every patient rinse for 30 seconds with diluted hydrogen peroxide to help reduce aerosols and cross contamination.
- We will alternate between each chair used while providing treatment, so that each patient seen is at least 6 feet of distance from each other.
- Proper personal protective equipment will be worn by all staff and extra precautions will be used to minimize risk of transmission.
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After your appointment:
- You may reschedule at the desk or over the phone.
- As always, make sure to brush your teeth, stay away from hard and sticky foods, and wear your rubber bands.
- Continue to practice social distancing and proper hygiene to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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We look forward to continue providing you with amazing orthodontic care while also keeping your health as our number one priority. Thank you for being our patient. We value your trust, support, and patience and look forward to welcoming you back.
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Sincerely,๏ฟฝ
Dr. Rodney Torres and Team

Geric & Torres Orthodontics

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During this COVID-19 office closure, the team at Geric & Torres Orthodontics is working diligently to stay connected and support our patients. We sincerely miss seeing all our patients and their smiles. If your appointment was rescheduled or if you are a new patient and would like to get a virtual consultation and treatment recommendations, please follow the instructions we created below.

Be sure to text or email your photos to (813) 563-1247 or [email protected] and set up your preferred contact method (text, phone call or Zoom video call) and time by clicking this link: calendly.com/torresorthodontics/check-up.

Please keep in mind, we are available for any orthodontic emergencies and you may text Dr. Torres at (813) 563-1247 at any time.

Thank you for your flexibility, patience, and understanding during these challenging times. We will all get through this together. Stay safe and we will see you soon!

To our Geric & Torres Orthodontic Family,

We regret to inform you that through the issuance of Governor DeSantisโ€™s Executive Order 20-72 this evening, our office will be closed for all non-emergency orthodontic procedures starting Monday March 23rd and expect to reopen on Monday May 11th.

It is very important that all patients understand that your orthodontic treatment will not be stopped due to this closure as trays or wires and elastics will continue to move your teeth. Please rest assured that as we comply with this mandate we will be here for you, readily available for any and all orthodontic emergencies that you or your child may experience. If you have an emergency or any questions about your orthodontic treatment, please contact Dr. Rodney Torres directly via text at 813-563-1247.

Please be patient with us as we contact all scheduled patients to reschedule their next in-person appointment and provide further guidance for the upcoming weeks. At the same time, keep following our page for updates and feel free to contact us through Messenger or text if you have any other questions or concerns.

We care about each and everyone of you and your families and urge that all stay safe during these difficult times.

Thank you for your understanding and patience, see you soon!

Sincerely,
Dr. Torres and Team

Spreading germ free St. Paddy luck ๐Ÿ€ with our office leprechaun ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ’š. Stay safe everyone! #sanitizer #cantpinchus #stpatricksday #smiley

To our Geric & Torres Orthodontics Patient Family,

The health and safety of our patients, team members, and community is of utmost importance to us. We want to share what our office is doing in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please be assured we are closely monitoring developments and implementing several safety precautions regarding this coronavirus.

At this time our plan is to continue to serve the community without interruption. Being a healthcare facility, we ALWAYS practice universal precautions, meaning every patient is treated as if they may have an infectious disease. These precautions keep every patient safe, as well as our team. The office will be following the CDCโ€™s recommendations as we learn more about this virus. We have increased our disinfection protocol, and our deep cleaning schedule.

In addition we have asked our team members to refrain from handshaking during this time. We will also temporarily discontinue our self-serve coffee bar, arcade and self-check in. Please inform the front desk as soon as you arrive so that we may check you in. We will continue to provide our patients with the option of water bottles at each appointment.

As always during cold and flu season, we ask you to please reschedule your appointment if you feel ill, have suffered from a fever in the last 24-48 hours, developed a cough, or think you have been exposed to someone with these symptoms.

In an attempt to minimize the number of individuals within our office, we respectfully ask that only patients with a scheduled appointment, and an accompanying adult, come to the office. At this time we are requesting that all other guests of our patients wait in the car. We love meeting and interacting with your friends and family and consequently hope this is a very short term request.

As per CDC guidelines, it is important for you to wash your hands frequently or use hand sanitizer as needed. We will have hand sanitizers available upon your arrival.

We have also communicated to our team that they should remain at home if they are experiencing a cough or fever. We may experience some short staffed days in the future, and appreciate your patience during this time.

With the recent school closings, please rest assured that we are still here for you. As always, we will keep you updated of any changes. We appreciate your assistance with these guidelines.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Sincerely,
Dr. Torres and Team

Great to see this wonderful piece written about the practice in our friendly neighborhood World of Westchase magazine ๐Ÿ“„๐Ÿ—ž๐Ÿ–‹ #WOW #Westchase #community #thankful

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10870 Sheldon Rd
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