It’s easy to get complacent about smile-friendly lifestyle choices. At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego, we remind you that committing to oral health best practices can prevent future problems and improve your quality of life, and that cosmetic dentistry can repair the effects of neglect. Brushing Good: Brush teeth once a day. Better: Brush […]
Just as there is more than one way to skin a cat, there is more than one way to fix a tooth. With cosmetic dentistry from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego, there are lots of ways. If you are the lucky owner of a set of perfectly healthy teeth, you may never need any […]
This post looks at one of the miracles of modern science: restorative dentistry. At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego, we define this as restoring your teeth to a healthy, functional, pleasing condition. Say you were a biomedical engineer working in dentistry before the advent of dental restorations. The men and women of your generation […]
In need of a dental crown? At Marcos Ortega DDS, we provide the dental care you need with exceptional service you deserve. At our San Diego practice, you’ll always get the royal treatment. A dental crown is a covering for a tooth that has been damaged and/or worked on. Shaped like a tooth and placed […]
Today’s dental technology has solved the issue of bothersome loose-fitting dentures with a wonderful tooth replacement option. Instead of relying on your tongue, a weak suction, and some dental adhesive to keep false teeth in place, dental implant posts can anchor full or partial dentures. The dentures are secure enough to allow the wearer to […]
I have incredible news for San Diego residents with missing teeth: Dentures have evolved!
Implant-anchored or implant-supported dentures are far superior than traditional dentures for many patients.
Today, San Diego dental patients with missing teeth are fortunate to have a tooth replacement choice that is far better than both traditional dentures and dental bridges. A tooth implant provides the total package, so to speak. An implant replaces the visible part of the tooth and – this is key – also the root.
“Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.” -Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605 When Cervantes wrote Don Quixote, there was no way to replace teeth that were lost to trauma or decay. We are fortunate to live here in San Diego at a time where there is a permanent replacement […]
Hello San Diego visitors, welcome to Marcos Ortega DDS. Let’s talk about a tooth replacement option common in San Diego: dental bridges. While dental bridges have restored smiles for thousands of San Diego dental patients, they are not problem free. Many California people with dental bridges find it impossible to keep the small areas around […]
We provide exceptional dental care in San Diego for all members of the family including general and cosmetic dentistry. Mention any concerns you may have about water fluoridation to Dr. Ortega.