At Marcos Ortega DDS, we pride ourselves on giving patients the oral health education they need for a healthy smile. We know that optimal dental health depends on accurate information. General Dental Procedures Suppose you need a cavity filled or want to restore a tooth with a dental implant. We make sure we explain all […]
Is A Loose Tooth A Dental Emergency?
When they are properly cared for, adult teeth can last a lifetime. If you get a loose adult tooth it is a sign that something is going on, and you should call us at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA right away. There are a number of reasons why a permanent, adult tooth can […]
Oral Health in San Diego: How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?
As you stand over your sink and ponder the frayed bristles of your number one toothbrush, do you consider replacing it? It’s a good question. We all brush our teeth on a daily basis. Like a good pair of jeans, it seems the more we use a toothbrush, the more comfortable it gets. As it turns […]
Think You May Have a Cavity in San Diego?
Teeth take a lot of tender, loving care. And even when we do our best to practice daily dental hygiene, bacteria can still sneak in and cause tooth decay – the common cold of oral health. At Marcos Ortega DDS, we have been filling cavities for years and would be happy to take care of […]
3 Point Checklist Before Your Dental Consultation in San Diego
Looking for a dentist because you’re losing the battle with plaque build-up, chipped teeth, tooth pain, stains, or cavities? Then call Marcos Ortega DDS for a dental consultation in San Diego. In today’s post, we’ll go over 3 steps to take before you arrive at our office for a consultation. The state of your mouth is […]
Advanced General Dentistry in San Diego: Inlay vs. Onlay?
If you have tooth sensitivity or pain when you chew with your back teeth, the surfaces may be damaged. One option for restoration is the use of an inlay or an onlay made of metal, composite resin, or porcelain. Restorations with General Dentistry in San Diego Inlays are very strong and shaped to precisely fit […]