Stay Out Of The Dental Danger Zone

Stay Out Of The San Diego Dental Danger Zone

You would never run a red light on a busy street, or cross over a lane of orange construction cones. But Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego warns that you might be doing some everyday things that are bad for your oral health. In this post, we’ll share some common habits that could be detrimental […]

Are You Watching For Cavities?

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Tooth decay is one of the most common health problems there is. Are you doing everything you can to prevent it? In this post from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego we have some practical ideas that can help. Avoid Refined Sugar This one is probably obvious, but avoiding sugar should be your number one […]

3 Vital Reasons to Floss Regularly

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Flossing your teeth is  one of those things you should do every single day in order to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Too many people skip flossing, though. In this post from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego we’ll give you three very good reasons why you should make it part of your regular dental […]

Health Habits To Keep You Smiling

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In this post from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego we focus on behaviors that influence dental health. Of course, regular brushing and flossing are two important habits for healthy teeth, but there are many more things we can do to keep a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet with a variety […]

Why a Root Canal Is Not Something To Fear

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This post from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego addresses one of the most feared dental procedures: the root canal. If you find out you need a root canal, don’t panic. When we recommend this procedure, it’s to repair and save a damaged or infected tooth. Why do people fear root canals? Simple: they have […]

Implants Prevent Denture-Related Health Problems

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25% of adults over 65 have no remaining teeth. Many people with missing no teeth choose conventional dentures. But there is a better, state-of-the-art alternative at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego. Problems With Dentures Conventional dentures usually fit properly at first. But the mouth changes […]

Protect Your Enamel, Protect Your Teeth

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This message from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego is about tooth enamel. Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body, and well-suited to protect your teeth. If you keep your tooth enamel healthy, you will avoid many dental ailments. Your risk of getting cavities goes way down. Your teeth will be less likely […]