It may sound like a catastrophe to many San Diego area dental patients, but having a tooth knocked out doesn’t always mean you’ll need cosmetic dentistry to fix your smile. If you can keep a cool head and remember a few simple instructions, chances are your tooth can be saved. The most important things for patients […]
Quite often, people get stressed out if their dental crown moves or comes off completely. It may have shifted or come off while brushing, flossing, or even simply eating. Call us at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego. You may need emergency dental care. In the meantime, this is what to do: THERE ARE THREE STEPS: […]
At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego, we provide comprehensive full service dentistry for patients. We want to raise awareness of the importance of athletic mouth protection. Patients should think of custom mouthguards as a critical part of their protective gear. Did you know- over 5 million teeth are knocked out per year? Many of […]
We hope you never suffer a serious dental emergency. However, accidents do happen and we at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego want you to know that if and when they do, we’re available to help. Please consider calling our office if you or your family member is ever in need of emergency dental care […]
There are basically two ways to handle a chipped tooth: 1. Panic. 2. See Dr. Marcos Ortega right away and get on with life. Dr. Marcos Ortega at Marcos Ortega DDS can fix a chipped tooth in a jiffy by determining the right solution and expertly preforming the procedure. Decay, missing teeth, braces, even crowns […]
Around San Diego, the most common causes of a tooth ache include tooth infection, decay, injury, and loss of a tooth. Tooth pain can also occur after a tooth has been extracted, or after an oral surgery involving anything from a tooth or your jawbone.
Infection, tooth damage, prolonged bleeding and swelling, and gum recession are just a few of the dangers and risks of oral piercings. See your San Diego dentist before deciding on oral piercings, or call Dr. Marcos Ortega, DDS, for a consultation if you already have damage.