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Categories: Dental Crowns
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We treat all of our patients royally here at Marcos Ortega DDS, but some of them receive actual crowns. We’re not talking about crowns a king or queen wears, but crowns for your teeth! If you live near San Diego, Marcos Ortega DDS is the best place to get your teeth looking better than ever. […]

Should I Get An Implant Immediately After A Tooth Extraction?

Categories: Dental Implants
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Do you have a tooth that is beyond saving? Considering a a dental implant? There are advantages to combining the extraction and implant placement in one procedure and at the team at Marcus Ortega DDS in San Diego is here to help. Let’s talk about the benefits of same day extraction and implant replacement.  You retain […]

5 Simple Ways To Avoid A Cracked Tooth

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Cracked teeth can be painful, unattractive, and costly to repair, especially if you need emergency dental care. Today’s post in the Marcos Ortega DDS San Diego dental blog contains an easy-to-follow list of tips to keep your teeth whole and strong. Don’t chew on hard things. People should steer clear of ice, hard candies, hard […]

3 Smart Smile Solutions

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San Diego dentist, Dr. Marcos Ortega, provides the latest in high-comfort cosmetic dentistry treatments. He is dedicated to providing his patients with the latest advances in cosmetic dentistry, sedation dentistry and general dentistry. Thinking of a smile makeover? –  3 innovative procedures used in smile redesigns: Tooth Implants Tooth implants are altering the face of dentistry. […]

Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

Categories: Gum Disease
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Marcus Ortega DDS in San Diego offers quality dental care that covers both general and cosmetic dentistry. He can help you keep your gums healthy with routine hygiene appointments, and treat your gum disease with periodontal laser treatment. Periodontal disease, also called gum disease, is an inflammation or infection of the gums. Risk factors for periodontal […]

Do I Floss My New Tooth Implant?


This message from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA is about caring for a dental implant. Before you got an implant, hopefully, you were brushing at least twice a day and flossing daily. If you wore dentures, you should have been cleaning them with a denture paste and brushing the soft tissues in your […]

7 Steps For A Healthy Smile

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This post from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego looks at getting and keepinng dental health. When Benjamin Franklin said “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” nearly three hundred years ago, he meant fire safety. But like all timeless quotes, it applies to much of modern life, particularly dental health. Keeping […]

Are Dental Implants Too Expensive?

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Perhaps you have considered dental implants, but think the price is too steep. That’s a persistent misconception about implants: they’re too pricey. Let’s talk about the cost of dental implants, one of our many dentistry options available at  Marcos Ortega DDS, your premier general and cosmetic dentistry provider in the San Diego area. Look At The […]