5 Ways To Fix A Chipped Tooth

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In a perfect world, each of your teeth would stay healthy, strong, and brilliantly white throughout your life. Unfortunately, most of us will need to restore a tooth at some point. At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA, we can help. A tooth can be compromised by decay, enamel erosion, a chip or crack, […]

Choosing A Toothbrush

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At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA we can’t do enough to stress the importance of dental health. It’s more than having healthy teeth and gums: the link between dental health and overall health is by now well-established. This means that brushing and flossing your teeth each and every day, without fail, is essential […]

More Ways To Fight Decay

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We tend to associate cavities with children, but the truth is that you can get a cavity in one of your teeth at any age. You can minimize the risk, and even prevent cavities, with daily brushing and regular checkups at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA. Most people have at least one cavity […]

Five Facts About Enamel Erosion

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This post from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA is about your tooth enamel, and how you can best protect it. Our teeth work hard and are constantly under assault. It’s no wonder that nature encases them with an armor of enamel – the hardest substance in the body. Sadly, enamel erosion is extremely […]

No Cavities? Thank Your Parents

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At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA, we stay on top of new discoveries in the exciting field of dentistry and occasionally share interesting facts with our patients. Today’s post focuses on new findings in a compelling field of research: genetic dentistry. According to Mary L. Marazita, director of the Center for Craniofacial and […]