Endodontists, oral surgeons, and general dentists use dental crowns in San Diego, sometimes called caps, in many restorative treatments. A crown adds strength to a tooth that has a large filling or has been injured. A crown can also correct bite misalignments and it’s usually necessary after a root canal. In a dental implant procedure, attaching […]
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 […]
In need of a dental crown? At Marcos Ortega DDS, we provide the dental care you need with exceptional service you deserve. At our San Diego practice, you’ll always get the royal treatment. A dental crown is a covering for a tooth that has been damaged and/or worked on. Shaped like a tooth and placed […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
The world of dentistry continues to advance at a rapid pace. If you have visited a San Diego dentist in the past few years, you have probably noticed the things that make your visit more comfortable, such as the ability to watch TV or listen to music while receiving treatment. Many San Diego dentistry patients […]
Very few people (famous and non-famous alike) with perfect teeth were born with them. (…Sure, no one is born with teeth, but you know what I mean.) Celebrities have perfect smiles because they have undergone cosmetic dentistry.