Restorative Dentistry in San Diego

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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 […]

You Have Nothing To Lose Except Loose Dentures

Categories: Dental Implants
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Today‚Äôs 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 […]

6 Reasons To Ditch Your Dentures For Dental Implants

Categories: Dental Implants
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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.

More Valuable Than a Diamond

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“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 […]