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.
If you are looking for an San Diego Dentist, I invite you to give Marcos Ortega DDS a try. We are very comfortable and friendly, and caring. Give us a call at 619-295-4545, or visit us on our website at https://www.mysandiegosmiles.com.
My name is Dr. Marcos Ortega, DDS. I have been practicing dentistry in San Diego since 1986. Marcos Ortega DDS is a full-service dental office located at 306 Walnut Ave., Suite 25 in San Diego. In addition to providing comprehensive examinations and deep cleanings for clients in the San Diego area, we perform all types of tooth restorations.
Dental implants are also popular concern for my San Diego tooth replacement patients. A dental implant consists of a titanium post surgically inserted into the jaw bone to replace the root of the missing tooth. The post integrates with the bone to provide a stable foundation for the replacement tooth.