Restorative Dentistry in San Diego

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This post looks at one of the miracles of modern science: restorative dentistry. At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego, we define this as restoring your teeth to a healthy, functional, pleasing condition. Say you were a biomedical engineer working in dentistry before the advent of dental restorations. The men and women of your generation […]

Help! My Crown Came Off!

Categories: Dental Crowns
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You are chewing an apple and hear a strange sound, then something in your mouth feels wrong. One of your crowns has popped free. Chances are, the crown (which cost you hundreds of dollars) can be re-cemented. What do you do when your dental crown comes off? It’s vital that you take the following steps: […]

What Is Necessary For A Dental Crown?

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Dental crowns have been around for millennia and are still used to restore smiles today. Ancient dentists used ivory, bone, and seashells to make crowns for teeth. Evidence of gold crowns dates from 200 A.D. Porcelain crowns appeared in the 1800s. With the advancement of metal casting techniques in the 1900s, crown technology took a […]

6 Ways Dental Crowns Restore San Diego Smiles

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Dental crowns have been around a long time, but they continue to play an important role in San Diego cosmetic dentistry. A dental crown, often called a cap, covers the visible part of the tooth. Dental crowns are used for several problems common among San Diego cosmetic dentistry patients: An old crown that is damaged […]