Advanced Dental Technology At Marcos Ortega DDS

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Dental technology is ever evolving. Dental crowns and dental implants in San Diego look like “real teeth” because of the advances made in lasers, x-rays and other applications. Following are some of the state of the art technology that helps Marcos Ortega DDS better serve their patients. CAD/CAM CAD (computer-aided design) and CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) are […]

Are You At Risk For Bone Recession?

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A healthy smile needs decay-free teeth and healthy gums, as well as a healthy jawbone. Our teeth need a strong firm foundation to remain healthy and beautiful. At Marcos Ortega DDS we’ve seen a variety of issues in our patients’ jaw health. Today’s post looks at bone recession. Occasionally, a patient experiences bone recession in […]

Beating Horrible Halitosis

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Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego would like to share with you some insights about halitosis. Halitosis, or bad breath, can be embarrassing when it happens. Poor oral hygiene is often the cause. Make sure you schedule your preventive visits and teeth cleaning with us twice a year. Brushing just the teeth may not remove particles […]

5 Simple Ways To Avoid A Cracked Tooth

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Cracked teeth can be painful, unattractive, and costly to repair, especially if you need emergency dental care. Today’s post in the Marcos Ortega DDS San Diego dental blog contains an easy-to-follow list of tips to keep your teeth whole and strong. Don’t chew on hard things. People should steer clear of ice, hard candies, hard […]

Do I Floss My New Tooth Implant?

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This message from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA is about caring for a dental implant. Before you got an implant, hopefully, you were brushing at least twice a day and flossing daily. If you wore dentures, you should have been cleaning them with a denture paste and brushing the soft tissues in your […]

7 Steps For A Healthy Smile

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This post from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego looks at getting and keepinng dental health. When Benjamin Franklin said “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” nearly three hundred years ago, he meant fire safety. But like all timeless quotes, it applies to much of modern life, particularly dental health. Keeping […]

Here’s Why You Should Visit The Dentist

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At Marcos Ortega DDS, your premier general and cosmetic dentistry practice in the San Diego area, we firmly believe that visits to the dentist are a vital part of your personal health. Wondering why? Well, teeth won’t stay healthy without consistent dental visits. From the obvious functional utility to the important cosmetic nature of teeth, you literally can’t […]

Cosmetic Dentistry in San Diego: Beautifying With Bonding

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A cosmetic dentist’s toolkit is filled with useful tools for fixing most types of cosmetic tooth problems. In the past few years, cosmetic dentistry in San Diego included porcelain veneers, dental implants, and same-day teeth whitening have attracted a lot of publicity. In today’s post, we are going to talk about an effective, yet relatively uncelebrated […]