Marcos Ortega DDS Treats 3 Urgent Dental Issues

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Our mouth and teeth work hard for us. Consider how much they experience day after day. It’s not surprising that occasionally problems arise. In an urgent situation, remember that Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego offers emergency dentistry. Here are three of the most common urgent care issues: 1. Abscessed Tooth An abscess is a […]

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 […]

Tooth Knocked Out? Call 619-295-4545 ASAP!

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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 […]

What To Do If Your Crown Comes Off

Categories: Dental Emergency
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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: […]

Avoid Sports Injuries: Protect Those Teeth!

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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 […]

Chipped Tooth? No Need To Panic With Marcos Ortega DDS

Categories: Dental Emergency
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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 […]