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

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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 […]

Beautiful Teeth Without Breaking The Bank

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At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego, our smile redesign patients believe that life-changing cosmetic dentistry is a worthwhile investment. Indeed, for most people, the value of a healthy smile is something you can’t measure in dollars.  We recognize, however, that cosmetic dentistry is not cheap. Do you have to spend thousands of dollars to […]

Missing Pieces In The Mouth Puzzle For San Diego

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A 500-piece Eiffel Tower puzzle is still easy to recognize with 32 pieces missing. But, a 32-piece dental puzzle is just not complete without ALL of the pieces. If you’re missing teeth, consider a dental implant from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego If you’re missing teeth, cutting your mouth on chipped edges of teeth, struggling with […]

Get Those Teeth In Shape!

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Porcelain veneers are one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures used and it’s not difficult to see why. There are many common dental problems that Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego can treat with this technique. Do you have chipped or broken teeth? Do you have teeth that have gaps in between them? You might […]