Are Dentures The Only Answer For Extensive Tooth Loss?

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At Marcos Ortega DDS, we restore smiles for patients with severe tooth loss. What is total mouth reconstruction? Modern restorative dentistry makes total mouth reconstruction a reality! Total mouth reconstruction restores all the teeth with dental implants and/or implant-anchored dentures. What are dental implants? Dental implants are strong, functional, and naturally-looking restorations Dental implants replace the tooth […]

Infant And Toddler Teeth Q&A

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Today’s post is for new San Diego parents. It contains beneficial counsel about caring for baby’s and toddler’s teeth. How should I clean my toddler’s teeth? For infants, gently clean their gums with a piece of gauze or soft cloth. The ADA does not recommend any toothpaste for infants. When your child is three, a […]

9 Things To Know About CEREC Crowns

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CEREC stands for “Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics.” The “chairside” refers to the dentist’s chair. What is CEREC? Dental practices with CEREC technology have a state-of-the-art milling machine that fabricates tooth restorations CEREC dentists use CAD/CAM software to create custom crowns that fit perfectly CEREC crowns are designed, manufactured, and placed in the same […]

You Know It When You See It

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You may not be able to articulate why all the characteristics blend in perfect harmony. We’re talking about a beautiful smile. At Marcos Ortega DDS, beautiful smiles are our specialty. We provide tooth implants and other cosmetic dental procedures for complete smile makeovers. You may be surprised at how many design elements Dr. Ortega must […]

Is Tooth Decay Contagious?

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Your mouth has a thriving community of bacteria. There are from 200-300 types. But relatively few cause tooth decay. Bacteria that cause cavities are in the Streptococcus Mutans family. The bacteria mix with sugar. This mixture creates a powerful acid. The acid reduces the calcium in tooth enamel. When the bacteria stays on teeth, it […]

Innovative Implants For Confident Smiles

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Many individuals have experienced an improvement in self-confidence with a dental implant treatment at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego. Nothing gives us more satisfaction than helping individuals dramatically improve their smile and overall self-assurance. We Offer The Latest Implant Options We provide the latest dental implants to correct dental problems and restore teeth. In addition […]

Reinvent Yourself With A Smile Makeover

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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A smile makeover can boost your confidence for an upcoming job interview, promotion or new relationship. The process may include teeth whitening, invisible braces, veneers, dental implants, or gum tissue graft surgery. We want to create the perfect smile for you at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego where we create beautiful smiles for our cosmetic dentistry […]