9 Tips For Preventing Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in the United States. But it is a preventable disease, and also treatable, at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego. Here are some simple ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Brush your teeth for two to three minutes, at least twice a day, with […]

Great Reasons to Floss Your Teeth

Three Great Reasons to Floss Your Teeth by Marcos Ortega DDS

Flossing can be a bit of a chore. It takes a little extra time, and if you haven’t flossed in a while, it can even be painful. It’s no wonder our team at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego is constantly reminding our patients to brush and floss! Flossing is vital to your dental health. […]

Let’s Make A Plan

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If you’re like most of us, you’d like to have the best smile possible. Have you given much thought to improving yours? At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego we have some thoughts on that. Cosmetic dentistry can make a huge difference, but a great smile comes down to making a plan and sticking to […]

Treat Your Smile To A Healthy Diet

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This message from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego is about proper nutrition and dental health. Your diet can affect your risk of cavities, enamel health, and gum condition. Healthy foods provide an environment that can prohibit inflammation and infection. Vegetables, fruits, legumes, and nuts are the ideal choices for oral health. Calcium-fortified beverages, milk, […]

A Proud Dental Practice

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At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego we are proud to provide our community with the best dental care possible. It’s a lot of work to run a dental office, but it’s an important function. We are commmitted to excellence in what we do. It is by now well-established that your dental health is linked […]

Be Glad We Have X-Ray Vision

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During a dental checkup at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego we do a thorough inspection of your teeth and gums. But visual inspections can’t tell us everything we need to know, which is why we take x-rays. For most patients, we update our x-rays once a year. They help us to make accurate diagnoses […]

Floss Pick Facts For San Diego

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At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego, we urge all our patients to keep their teeth as clean as possible. But we know a lot of them want convenience. That’s why so many use floss picks instead of conventional dental floss. These little tools are quite handy. They usually have a handle that is pointed […]