…probably not. But tooth color is probably something you have been concerned about. One of our primary concerns at Marcos Ortega DDS is ensuring that our patients maintain healthy teeth and gums. But beyond just the health aspect, I also strive to help our patients achieve beautiful smiles that they can be proud of. One important […]
Why Aren’t Dental Implant Prices Listed Anywhere?
This message from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA is about the cost of dental implants. You can’t buy them at Costco. You can’t compare price tags on Amazon. The rates aren’t listed on your dentist’s site. There is a reason for this. A tooth implant procedure isn’t one-size-fits-all, and the price depends on many […]
Optimum Oral Health Includes Exams and Cleanings
If you’ve ever visited our blog here at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA, you’ve probably heard the advice to have dental visits and cleanings twice a year. In fact, dental professionals have been advising the twice-yearly frequency for over 50 years. The American Dental Association counsels individuals to visit their dentist twice a […]
Yes! You Can Replace Old Fillings
Superficial cuts in the skin vanish without a trace, infections are wiped out with antibiotics, broken bones mend, and inflamed tissues abate. Our teeth, unfortunately, can’t regenerate. Decay can be halted in its progress, but scientists are still years away from actual enamel regeneration. That’s why the team at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego […]
A Maximum Upgrade With Mini Implants
Mini-dental implants are, as their name suggests, a smaller version of regular dental implants. They have several advantages, and are available at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA. Like their larger counterparts, mini implants are titanium posts inserted into the jaw, where they fuse with the bone to become a support for one or […]
Is The Humble Toothbrush Obsolete?
Are manual toothbrushes obsolete? Would you believe people have been asking that question for more than fifty years? At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA, we assure you that the answer is no. When it comes to maintaining your dental health, an old school manual toothbrush is one of your best friends. “Wait a […]