The Five Stages of a Cavity

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In this message from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego we discuss something about cavities you might not know. You may have heard that once tooth enamel is eroded, it’s gone forever. This is not entirely true. In the earliest stage of enamel erosion, a cavity can be reversed. Here are the five stages of […]

Tooth Bleaching Fact And Fiction

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You have probably seen ads for whitening products. In the last few years, the various terms have become indiscernible from each other. In this ocean of ads and slogans, how do you separate tooth bleaching fact from fiction? At Marcos Orgega DDS in San Diego CA, we have the information you need to pick the […]

Stay Out Of The Dental Danger Zone

Stay Out Of The San Diego Dental Danger Zone

You would never run a red light on a busy street, or cross over a lane of orange construction cones. But Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego warns that you might be doing some everyday things that are bad for your oral health. In this post, we’ll share some common habits that could be detrimental […]

Are You Watching For Cavities?

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Tooth decay is one of the most common health problems there is. Are you doing everything you can to prevent it? In this post from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego we have some practical ideas that can help. Avoid Refined Sugar This one is probably obvious, but avoiding sugar should be your number one […]

3 Vital Reasons to Floss Regularly

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Flossing your teeth is  one of those things you should do every single day in order to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Too many people skip flossing, though. In this post from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego we’ll give you three very good reasons why you should make it part of your regular dental […]

Health Habits To Keep You Smiling

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In this post from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego we focus on behaviors that influence dental health. Of course, regular brushing and flossing are two important habits for healthy teeth, but there are many more things we can do to keep a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet with a variety […]

Protect Your Enamel, Protect Your Teeth

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This message from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego is about tooth enamel. Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body, and well-suited to protect your teeth. If you keep your tooth enamel healthy, you will avoid many dental ailments. Your risk of getting cavities goes way down. Your teeth will be less likely […]